Compaq Presario CQ56-106SL: failed to update Bios


my laptop had a version of bios F03, I downloaded the HP driver page associated with this model, the latest version of F18, the InsydeFlash utility began, showed me the latest version of the bios (F03) and the new version of the bios to be installed (F18).

After you PC rebooted automatically, at startup, a window showed the new bios was ready to be installed, I pressed enter, installation began, writes the blocks of 512, checked the blocks of 512 and at this stage, the laptop got stuck showing the 512/512 blocks have been checked and the progress bar 100%.

After abou 1 hour, I decided to stop the laptop, the only way to do so was unconnect the battery pack.

I turned on the laptop, but it shows once again the new bios is ready to install, I repeated the process a few times but the result is the same awvays.

By turning on the sistem, I can also skip the update of the bios by pressing ESC, doing so Windows7 starts normally, but every time I restart the laptop that I should ignore the upgrade, and I just can't access the bios Setup.

I tried to install any other bios versions downloaded from the HP driver page associated with this model, but none of them worked, even the original version F03 no longer works.

The result for all of the versions I've tried is almost the same, some time it install the bios, but the check fails, some time, that the installation fails also the 391 block or the block 33.

Can anyone suggest me what it takes to win the correct bios behavior?

Thank you very much



Thank you

I solved my problem, I'm not exactly sure how.

I immediately pressed the ESC key and mem test form CD, after that a new restart and entered in the configuration of the BIOS with the F10 key. I have change everything, but now the laptops starting mormally.

I have the BIOS original version F03.

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