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Please attempt to force your computer off by holding in the power button until it shuts down. Wait 1 full minute, then power it back on. Does the BIOS update process continue looping, or does the computer boot into Windows?
Hi Terry...if the computer is not booting into Windows, we won't be able to connect to it. Did the problem persist after powering the computer completely off and restarting it?
No...your motherboard will not have been damaged from shutting off the PC.
Do you have a second PC available which you can use to create a bootable thumb drive?
I'm happy to walk you through! First, we'll need your computer's serial number in order to ensure that we're updating your PC with the correct BIOS. You should be able to find this printed on a sticker which is adhered to the bottom of your computer. What is that serial #?
Alternatively, know the exact model of this computer would point us in the right direction. I know it is a Pavilion X2, but do you see a longer model # ***** anywhere?
Hmmm...I'm afraid that didn't pull up anything. Is that the PC serial #?
If you closed the lid while the BIOS was updating, that could have cut off the power and corrupted the BIOS. Do you happen to have an external USB 3.5 inch floppy drive and a blank 3.5 diskette?
this page will download a utility that will make a bios update boot device on a usb flash drive
if the site blocks that scroll down this page till you see a link to download it with the instructions
once you have created the flash drive put it in the problem machine and then turn that machine on. It should boot from the flash drive and update the bios which hopefully will fix the problem which seems fairly common on this model.