Don't ask how to hack password. (BIOS Passwords)
#11957 by scant
Sun Dec 29, 2002 9:25 am
I used UniFlash to back-up my BIOS of my Refurbished eSlate 450k.
This seemed to work fine. I then tried to clear (I think) Advanced CMOS Settings. The laptop instantly turned off and when I turn it back on it beeps 8 times. There is a single beep followed by two sets of two beeps and finally one set of three beeps.

I tried taking out the CMOS battery, but the laptop still will not boot up.
I don't think my laptop/BIOS has a boot-block, because nothing happens after the 8 beeps, there is no floppy access(at least I don't think so).

Is my next step to order a new PLCC chip already flashed?

Given a known good BIOS Image, are there any special issues programming a PhoenixNoteBios PLCC? Or is it just a matter of having the image and the programming hardware? I am wondering(hoping) one of the three BIOS services listed can (easily) find a compatible PLCC and flash it given the Image file.

Thanks...

Specs
Refurbished eSlate Laptop 450K
PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0
32 Pin PLCC
The Front Sticker:
PhoenixNoteBIOS
FOR PENTIUM
POWER SUITE II
PHOENIX 1994-1995
B2073334
Under The Sticker:
SST
MPF
39SF020
90-4C-NH
9937015-B
The Back of the PLCC:
SSTULP53
2MBit-MPF
937019