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by munglers
Thu May 11, 2006 6:38 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Bios snuffed after update (vaio F801 / VT8501)
Replies: 1
Views: 1874

Bios snuffed after update (vaio F801 / VT8501)

** Bios snuffed after update (vaio F801 / VT8501) Was recommended to update the bios to version R0121K5 which seemed to go fine, restarted and then 'bam' the things braindead... turns on, get LED lights, can hear the fan whizzing, CDrom spinning up but from what i gather (and ive done my research) s...
by munglers
Thu May 11, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: What does this BIOS or Jumper setting do?
Topic: Dip switches on VT8501 VT82c686A (sony vaio F801) WTF ?
Replies: 1
Views: 5834

Dip switches on VT8501 VT82c686A (sony vaio F801) WTF ?

On the underbelly, wedged between the Ram ports, there is a bank of 8 dip switches...i found them whilst trying to locate a bios recovery mode jumper... does anyone know:

A. what the hell do these switches control ?

B. how can i force this motherboard into bios recovery mode ?