#49060 by Frisky
Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:42 pm
I used UniFlash to flash a BIOS on a HP Pavilion 6360 desktop system. I really screwed up the flash BIOS. The machine has a WinBond 29C020, 256 KByte flash chip with a Phoenix BIOS. The mobo is an ASUS but OEM for HP. There is no boot block disaster recovery mechanism and I'm not risking another machine to hot-swap.

Here's My Question:
I saved a backup of the original contents of the flash before corrupting the BIOS. Its in a BACKUP.BIN file and exactly 256 KBytes in size. If I burn the binary contents of the BACKUP.BIN file back to the flash chip with an external device programmer, and the device verifies OK, should the system function again or are there details I'm missing like byte order or something?

If for some reason someone would want to examine the backup BIOS files, they're here:
http://rapidshare.com/files/111034108/H ... s.zip.html