Vostro 3500 BIOS update failed - need recovery procedure

I got a Vostro 3500 laptop computer work and was doing maintenance to update. I downloaded and installed the BIOS update recommended for this laptop... Dell Vostro 3500 system BIOS 3500 has 12. EXE | Release date of BIOS of Windows/DOS (3 MB) 21/07/2014 updated 21/07/2014 recommended BIOS update failed and left no work of BIOS of the computer. F2 is dead. It will not start. I am sure that there a backup BIOS or primitive still, as when I start the machine without battery and power, using the end key he's constantly trying to read the data from a 2 GB flash drive. I guess he wants to reload the BIOS from a file. I know how to get the ROM content from the file above using the /writeromfile parameter. The big question is, what type of file the 3500 wants to read, and what is the name of the file it is seeking? Is the flash player must be bootable? What is a FRIEND or a Phoenix BIOS? Can someone please? Thanks, Terry

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Here's how to recover a flash update BIOS of your laptop Vostro 3500 failure...

1. download the Dell BIOS update .exe file to a USB flash drive.

2. run the .exe with the /writehdrfile parameter file

3. run the .exe with the /writeromfile parameter file

4. copy the .hdr winery50.hdr

5. remove the battery and the power of the dead computer

6 Insert the flash drive into the USB port on the computer of the death

7 press and hold the end key and then connect the AC power

8 dead computer reads USB flash and request if the update should be performed

9. let the update at the end and then restart.

10. computer now works normally.

Useful web site: http://mickitblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/dell-bios-switches.html

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