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System Bios and XP will not shut down.!!!

by drago10029 / April 4, 2008 7:23 AM PDT

I want to know how to restore a system bios or find which one was there before and re-install it either way I will be fine.

-acer 5100-3357 with phoenix bios 3.10
-running vista home premium and xp pro (vista was pre-installed)

I have a feature where I can recover the C drive to factory default but now its not working. I had to activate it during the post start-up. I installed xp and changed the bios to the one listed above but now it is not working. I am also using vista pro boot and to boot up and even removed xp but it still did not work. I have just re-installed xp for other reasons and now windows xp will not shutdown or restart without the old hold the power button for 5 second trick, please any help would be greatly appreciated. also i cannot download sp2 on xp, PLEASE HELP!! thankx to all in advance.

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