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by nicolae788
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1215

Re: Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed

I managed to get the bios image from HP, made a bootable floppy , flash it under rescue mode as i saw everything using an ISA Video card. The main problem it's that i have the lock led lit. It was lit before the flash and i flash it because i thought that somehow maybe the BIOS got corrupted. After ...
by nicolae788
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1215

Re: Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed

Hi, Looks like i was able to find the BIOS download from the HP site...don't know why i was unable the first time. The only thing i can think of, it's that i didn;t checked under " OS = Not OS dependant". I am getting more and more distracted, hmmm.... Anyway, sorry to waste forum space with my requ...
by nicolae788
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1215

Vectra_VLi8_PIII, bios image needed

Hello, Can anyone help me with a bios image for Vectra_VLi8_PIII, motherboard model KZM-6120 by FIC computer. On their ftp archive i could not find anything related to this motherboard. Also i am unable to find the HP archive ftp , as i know they have something like this but lost the reference to it...
by nicolae788
Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Get the Windows key from laptop BIOS dump
Replies: 1
Views: 1485

Get the Windows key from laptop BIOS dump

Hello, One simple, short question. I need to extract the Windows key from an Acer laptop that it's destroyed and can no longer be functional. I need some light on this subject. With a running machine in either MS or Linux it would be pretty easy, but from a BIOS dump ?? It's an INSYDE bios as seen b...
by nicolae788
Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Foxconn H55MXV
Replies: 1
Views: 2695

Re: Foxconn H55MXV

HI, Well, after a lot of tests and trials and errors this board it's finally alive. Why it has 2 SPI flash chips. Because of the Intel ME image the entire image including the descriptor and BIOS image has 8192 kb and has to be spread across these 2 chips.The write procedure it's pretty straight forw...
by nicolae788
Wed Apr 27, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Foxconn H55MXV
Replies: 1
Views: 2695

Foxconn H55MXV

Hello, I have a Foxconn MB which it's dead. Someone tried to update the bios and ended up with a brick. Thr MB has 2 SPI flash chips W25Q32. I am trying to re-flash the chips in an external programmer since the board it's dead and i have nothing similar to perform a hot flash with the flash program ...
by nicolae788
Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1559

Re: FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed

ok, thank you very much for your effort.
by nicolae788
Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1559

Re: FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed

Hi,

GTV sounds close enough, i would try it if you can share it with me.

Thank you very much !

Alex.
by nicolae788
Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1559

FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER 486-GT bios needed

Hello,

If i am not asking too much i would appreciate a lot if someone can share with me a FIC 486-GT board BIOS.

Thank you very much.

Alex.
by nicolae788
Tue May 19, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Award post code 88
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

Re: Award post code 88

Thank you very much for the hint. All the best !
by nicolae788
Mon May 18, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Award post code 88
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

Award post code 88

Hello,

Does someone knows what code 88 could mean on a V6.00 Award BIOS ? Screen blank no other POST signs
by nicolae788
Sat May 09, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Bios *.cap files
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

Re: Bios *.cap files

Great info, thank you very much for the link.
by nicolae788
Sat May 09, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Award bios sutck on code 1F
Replies: 4
Views: 1244

Re: Award bios sutck on code 1F

Yes you are right, i figured out at a point that in fact the message it's referring to writing the settings in the reserved area of the RAM the few kb that it reserves when starting up and if a problem occurs with the ram slots then there is the problem. Thank you very much for your help and hint, i...
by nicolae788
Fri May 08, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Bios *.cap files
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

Bios *.cap files

Hi,

Is there a utility to open bios cap files and edit them or just look around ?

Thank you
by nicolae788
Tue May 05, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Award bios sutck on code 1F
Replies: 4
Views: 1244

Re: Award bios sutck on code 1F

So, at least a yes or no on my logic? it's ok what i am thinking about the meaning of this 1F code?

Thank you