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by Joe
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Need 2530P BIOS eeprom content
Replies: 6
Views: 2234

Re: Need 2530P BIOS eeprom content

The missing data that you're looking for is more than likely still in tact on the BIOS chip. Read the chip and save it. OPen the new file from HP and search for the start of that data on the chip. Then overwrite the content where the downloaded data starts in the overall file (that you saved from th...
by Joe
Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Acer Aspire 5520 on a loop boot
Replies: 26
Views: 49624

Re: Acer Aspire 5520 on a loop boot

"FREE FIX Those so called experts would charge you $100 for the same process" -----> Those so called experts that do these "reflows" are NO experts at all. NO BGA rework would ever cost $99. The "real deal" would cost about $150 for single pieces. "This is BASICLy Reflowing, while the motherboard is...
by Joe
Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Acer 1360 bios beeps!!!!!! Help
Replies: 33
Views: 30790

Re: Acer 1360 bios beeps!!!!!! Help

Just curious, how much did the replacement board cost?
by Joe
Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Warning about Sony Vaio VGN-AR Batteries On Ebay + BIOS
Replies: 8
Views: 11184

Warning about Sony Vaio VGN-AR Batteries On Ebay + BIOS

There are sellers on Ebay offering aftermarket batteries for the Sony Vaio VGN-AR series. These batteries come with a BIOS update file that is supposed to allow the system to work with thier new "aftermarket" battery. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE BIOS THEY SUPPLY YOU WITH TO UPDATE YOUR SYSTEM WILL KILL...
by Joe
Tue Jun 15, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: grateful for help with key sequence for Sony BIOS repair
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

Re: grateful for help with key sequence for Sony BIOS repair

There is no key sequence for the Sony Vaio line that I'm aware of or have come across on the Web. The newer models with the SPI may have a sequence associated with them.
by Joe
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: BIOS Chip
Replies: 7
Views: 1914

Nevermind, I think I know what you're trying to ask... if the new chip has the same markings (type) as the original and the new chip has an updated version of the software BUT it is the right version for your model, then yes it should work.
by Joe
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: BIOS Chip
Replies: 7
Views: 1914

When you say: "replace the bios chip by another one with other bios program" Where are you getting the other chip from? Do you already have it and want to use it on your failed board? If you're buying it from somewhere, they should be asking you the exact chip marking on your original chip and exact...
by Joe
Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: Site suggestions
Topic: Where's Soupy?
Replies: 1
Views: 1899

Where's Soupy?

Is he not around anymore?
by Joe
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Need Help for Dell Inspiron 1525 BIOS
Replies: 1
Views: 3803

I uploaded the file to my Yahoo Group.

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Laptop_Repair/files/
by Joe
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Sony Vaio VGN-FS980-Wrong Model# In Bios-Failed Recovery
Replies: 2
Views: 5568

This DMI information is stored in the security EProm on the motherboard. It's not stored in the BIOS code. Sony techs do have a DMI writing utility that they use at the repair depot.

Thats the extent of Sony's involvment of component level service when it comes to DMI and BIOS issues.
by Joe
Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Mini PC using notebook parts BIOS help!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

What are the markings of the chip under the sticker?
by Joe
Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: need bios for acer aspire 1640z(expert)
Replies: 2
Views: 2297

I uploaded the intel BIOS image to my Yahoo Group. Please see the "UMA.bin" file here..

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Laptop_Repair/files/
by Joe
Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: BIOS Services
Topic: Surface Mount and Socketed BIOS Repair Service + Sales
Replies: 0
Views: 1973

Surface Mount and Socketed BIOS Repair Service + Sales

http://www.fixedbios.com I've been doing this kind of work for a while now. I never really promoted the Flash Memory programming side of my business because other avenues of this industry have kept me very busy for the past few years. I can program ALL surface mount flash memory parallel and serial ...
by Joe
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:11 am
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Warning to Toshiba Satellite P205 / P200 owners
Replies: 1
Views: 3364

Warning to Toshiba Satellite P205 / P200 owners

The Bios update listed on the Toshiba Website is defective and does not work. It's listed as Version 1.7. dated 9/13/07 If you attempt to update your BIOS using this version it will render the system unbootable. There may be a bootblock method to recover. I don't use that process as I have access to...
by Joe
Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: hp pavilion ze5155 laptop bios update needed...
Replies: 3
Views: 3256

The HP ZE5155 uses the BIOS file for the XE4400. If you attempt to update with the ZE5155 BIOS you'll end up with a dead laptop.

-Joe