Don't ask how to hack password. (BIOS Passwords)
#56165 by spiderman_pink
Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:33 pm
hi. i have this laptop here, with the harddisk newly upgraded to 160gb.

but when installing windows, it only recognizes 128gb. it is possible to mod/patch the bios to recognize the full capacity?

BIOS Type: Phoenix
BIOS Date: October 12th 2004
BIOS ID: Rev 1.0 XXX-None
BIOS OEM: 3A10
Chipset: Intel 3580 rev 2
SuperIO: Unknown
Manufacturer: Acer
Motherboard: TravelMate 4000

here's the download page http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/no ... _4000.html

and here's the link to the bios ftp://ftp.sas.ewi.utwente.nl/Outgoing/T ... 1E3A10.WPH (modded bios due to acpi issue. more on that here http://www.sas.el.utwente.nl/home/laans ... te4000.htm)

my system is using an ati mobility radeon 9700 just in case