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by drgn997
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: Compaq 515/516/615 BIOS dump... help!
Replies: 1
Views: 3922

Compaq 515/516/615 BIOS dump... help!

Hello, I'm currently searching for a working BIOS dump extracted from a Compaq 515, 516 or 615 laptop, they all use the same BIOS (68GVV). A BIOS upgrade was performed but after restart, the laptop was completely dead. Trying to fix it I flashed the chip SST25VF016 (2MB) with a programmer and with t...
by drgn997
Sun Jan 03, 2010 8:23 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: How can I get a bin version of the Sony BIOS to flash in a E
Replies: 4
Views: 3103

Re: How can I get a bin version of the Sony BIOS to flash in a E

Hello, first of all you need to provide the Flash memory part number, package (TSOP32/40, PLCC32, SOP-8, SOIC-8) and number of pins. Checked the specifications of your laptop and it has a Centrino/Core 2 Duo processor, so I'm thinking that it most likely have a SOP or SOIC package, but don't know. S...
by drgn997
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: How can I get a bin version of the Sony BIOS to flash in a E
Replies: 4
Views: 3103

Re: How can I get a bin version of the Sony BIOS to flash in a E

Hello, After having failed in getting the Crisis Recovery to kick in for my Sony VAIO VGN FE31Z, I have got someone to remove the ROM and try to reflash in a EEPROM programmer. Unfortunately cant reflash using the Sony supplied exe. Doesnt work even after extracting the .wph or renaming the .wph as...
by drgn997
Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: Converter wph --> bin need!
Replies: 12
Views: 40044

Re: Converter wph --> bin need!

Was so happy to see this post. Exactly what I am looking for my Sony Vaio VGN FE31Z. Grateful for any pointers for converting the Sony Vaio .wph to .bin The uploaded .wph can be found here: htt://vikiran.org/BIOS.zip Thanks Hello, all you need to do is to open the .wph file with an HEX editor an de...
by drgn997
Sat May 23, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: Converter wph --> bin need!
Replies: 12
Views: 40044

Re: Converter wph --> bin need!

Hello, I had a similar problem with an Acer Aspire 3000-ZL5, all you need is an Hex Editor. On Acer Support website there're 4 BIOS updates, 3 for laptops with ATIs Graphics Card and 1 more for Intel Graphic Card, versions 3A43 and 3A45. There are 4 files available, the size of your Firmware chip is...