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Possible to fix corrupted bios on a HP DV7?

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I am trying to fix a laptop that has had its BIOS corrupted. I have tried the "hold windows button + b and power button thing", and it did not fix it. Sometimes the computer will boot, other times it just turns on to a black screen. Someone else told me to try taking out the battery and I have not even tried that just yet because I don't feel like taking apart the piece of crap again. Are there any other ways that could solve this?
Edited by jonespwns - 8/14/13 at 8:34am
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If the BIOS was corrupted you wouldn't be able to boot it at all.

Erratic booting leads me to believe some other sort of failure.
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The HP diagnostic lights are showing that it is a BIOs corruption failure
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Can you flash it once you finally get it to boot?
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