Acer :: Aspire Timeline 5810T Bios Restore
it's first day of 2010 and my notebook's bios ..F@$k up after updating ..i'm so sad , i have it only one week, it's brand new.
And i'm asking have anyone heard any solution about that problem for 5810T?
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