Gateway Solo 9550 - bios problem

Discussion in 'Gateway' started by bbucalo, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. bbucalo

    bbucalo Guest

    Hi all,
    I made the mistake of upgrading the bios on this laptop and now the box
    is dead.
    I know the bios has the boot-block recovery built-in and on a boot
    attempt the box will try to read the floppy disk looking for a valid
    bios image file to restore. The problem is that Gateway no longer has
    the bios files in raw for on their site, either www or ftp.

    I need someone out there that has a booting machine to come up on a dos
    disk and run a bios image utility, like the one I use Uniflash, to make
    a backup of the bios in a file so I can get this box back up again.

    Gateway of course wants me to send the box to them so they can charge
    me $300 to do it for me, they will not give me the files and the only
    other solution is to replace the motherboard, kinda like thorwing away
    the car and getting a new one because you have a dead battery.

    I would appreicate any help.
    bbucalo, Sep 17, 2007
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