Possible BIOS Virus

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Reaper37

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Well about half a week ago I downloaded a file on my laptop and when I opened it the screen instantly went to a black screen with a flashing line. Anyways when it was restarted the screen went straight back to that, No POST, No screen with motherboard type on it, NOTHING!.
I have tried.....
-taking out the hard drive
-taking out the battery and leaving it to run completely flat
-booting it from a bootable cd
-Getting into BIOS
-Taking the CMOS battery out (it was soldered on so i couldn't take it out)

All of these things had the exact same black screen so I am thinking I need a new BIOS chip or a new motherboard.
If anyone has any ideas please tell, I think it might be a BIOS virus but im not even certain they exist.
Thanx
 

Reaper37

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Also does anyone know how to flash a BIOS that is completely inaccessible?
 

Reaper37

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Update: I have an old Toshiba Satellite PS221L-49006. I'm wondering if I can flash that BIOS to the version I want and put it into the new one. The new one is a Toshiba Satellite A660 I'm fairly sure. I highly doubt it will work but worth a shot.
 
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