Don't ask how to hack password. (BIOS Passwords)
#40871 by uclajd
Fri Sep 15, 2006 8:49 pm
Hi, maybe this is too specific a question for here, but I am trying to flash my Dell for Merom (Core 2 Duo mobile) compatibility. The new chip works, but only runs at 1GHz (it is a 2.13 chip). I'm trying to upgrade to the newest Dell bios, but doing it in Windows gives me a hardware not supported error. I've tried -forceflash with CD and floppy boot disks, to no avail. It loads and just sits there, and I get the message:

Flash BIOS Upgrade Program - Version A02
Dell, etc...

Usage: MP061A02

And nothing happens. WTF?

I'm considering pulling it, replacing the original Yonah, flashing it, then putting the Merom back in. But that's a lot of time and effort.

Any ideas?