Trying to Recover the BIOS of a Toshiba A100-306 (Phoenix BIOS)

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by Deja-Vu, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. Deja-Vu

    Deja-Vu MDL Junior Member

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    So far, I have managed to work out how to boot the computer with the Floppy in the drive.

    Unplug Battery, Hold down Fn+F, add Power cord and turn on, when power light comes, release FN+F and press again quickly.

    The USB Floppy starts to 'seek' which contains PHLASH16.EXE, MINIDOS.SYS and my BIOS.WPH, the light comes on, seems to start, then the speaker starts what I can only be described as a vibrating dull buzz and stays like it.

    Can anyone explain why this is happening? When I turn the Laptop on by itself, it gets to the Toshiba/Phoenix Splash screen and stops at about 20%.

    Any clues where I could be going wrong. I really need to get this thing back up and running. :worthy:
     
  2. tqhoang

    tqhoang MDL BIOS Modder

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  3. Deja-Vu

    Deja-Vu MDL Junior Member

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    Top stuff. I used an older version from the link you provided and worked a treat!
    Thank you very much! Toshiba has got life again! Hugley appreciated!