I need help reseting the bios on motherboard H-RS880-uATX (Aloe)

I was told my HP that I needed to update my BIOS on my motherboard to the latest update. I downloaded it and installed it and it said it was successful. When my computer restarted absolutely nothing happened. I mean both monitors did not power up, keyboard didn't come back on mouse didn't come back up the only thing that was working was the power light.
I have been told this is called "bricking a motherboard". I was also given  little hope because those same people said that i might be able to reset the bios back to the previous version so here I am asking if it is possible and how do I do it.
I would be forever in your debt if you could help me in any way. I am Lt. with my city's fire dept so getting a new computer is no really in the budget and I am using a computer that is more than 15 years old now and it is sooooo slow. I am pretty good with with installing ram memory and dvd/rw drives as well as hard drives so I do have some knowledge of whats what inside the computer. Just to give you an idea of my level of confidence putting my hands inside one but when it comes t the motherboard well I do as I am told and not as I think, lol. I hope you can help.
Thank you for your time and help.
fireboy1Asked:
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=c01925486#N543

There, under "Clearing the CMOS settings", you have instructions on how to do that.

HTH,
Dan
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Peter HartCommented:
have you tried clearing the CMOS?
see halfway down this page:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01925486
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peeaCommented:
I would first double check the flash program and data that you used to update the motherboard, make sure it is compatible with or dedicated for your model.

If a wrong flash program especially the data is used to flash a system, it will make your motherboard into a brick.
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Tony GiangrecoCommented:
It sounds like your absolute best resource in this case is HP support. If they say your system can not be set back to a previous or good version, than the best router is either replace the motherboard or replace the Pc.

Without knowing what software you applied in the flash update, it sounds like it was not compatible with your system.
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fireboy1Author Commented:
Yes I have already tried reset CMOS and when the update came out from HP, (the maker of my PC) they said it was for my specific model and motherboard. I did the update and everything stopped responding except the power light. It works just fine but everything else does not respond in any way.
I hate to say it but I think this PC is a brick and unfix-able with its current mother board. If I bought the exact same mother board and put it in the case. I know I would have to reinstall all the software etc.. but before this happened I did do a back up with a system image. Would restoring that system image and back up reinstall everything. Since the graphics and audio is integrated I would really only need to reinstall windows right?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
If you bought the exact same motherboard you would not have to re-install anything.
You will just need to reactivate Windows and any other software you have that has a MB check.

HTH,
Dan
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Peter HartCommented:
if you bought the same motherboard you could reuse the CPU and RAM.
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