Computer Won't Restart When Told
by Kaitlynn1986 - 11/26/09 12:46 PM
Windows XP, Home Edition w/ Service Pack 2
Dell Inspiron 6000
Ok, to start from the beginning, I recently had to reinstall Windows XP on my computer, a system wipe was needed. Now I went to Dell to reinstall some components that Dell offered, included a new version of the BIOS (currently running version A05 and version A09 is available). Of course, I have to flash the BIOs for the update.
Problem is when the computer goes to restart is just sits...all the icons on the desktop disappear, the start button and task bar, just the background is there and the mouse arrow (which does move) but it just sits and doesn't restart. Of course, I have to do a manual shut down and that causes the BIOS to not update.
Anyone know what the issue is? Or is there another way I can install the new BIOS?