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by Toby B
Mon Dec 05, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: HP ze5731us
Replies: 5
Views: 1774

Ritchie wrote:I think AJZ is hinting at HP since they are the manufacturer.

Further to this, take into consideration the age of the laptop and how much you think is worth spending on it, before making a decision to proceed.
yep, directly to HP or a HP certified repair facility.
by Toby B
Thu Dec 01, 2005 6:57 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: Need help identifying Dell GX260 mobo
Replies: 2
Views: 2064

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Special build specifically for Dell....
by Toby B
Thu Dec 01, 2005 6:41 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: HP ze5731us
Replies: 5
Views: 1774

With it being a laptop, your best bet would be to have it sent off and professionally reflashed....
by Toby B
Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:40 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: What happened to mobokive!
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

We are in the process of relocating the archive already. All we need now is for Toby B. to rebuild his server that seems to have a piece of dead hardware in it somewhere... looks like a severe heat issue that is now being closely monitored... Swapped out the processor and some other tweaks and the ...
by Toby B
Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:01 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: What happened to mobokive!
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

KURIAKI wrote:His server goes down sometimes.
Its down indefinately due to DNS issues. We are currently looking into relocating the archive...
by Toby B
Tue Nov 15, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: Dell Inspiron 5100 & 5150 motherboard identities
Replies: 1
Views: 2907

Try the support section of http://www.dell.com...
by Toby B
Sat Apr 30, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: compaq presario BIOS need updating
Replies: 2
Views: 4816

Notes: 26 Jun 2002: A thread on the Motherboards.org forum Well its fixed and flashed! I used GigaBytes GA-5SMM F5 bios revision (newest) and it is working great. The problem was that Compaq's bios for this board is very similar to AMI bios as far as code locations and type of code used. I only fla...
by Toby B
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Windows/Linux: Can they run together on the same computer?
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Yes Windows and Linux can run on the same machine. But not at the same time.

Its called Dual Boot. And is fairly easy to setup a dual boot system. I would recommend using a second hard drive for the second OS, so that you don't flub up your current OS.
by Toby B
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:20 am
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Help with HP ZE4547wm Bios Flash Please ???
Replies: 1
Views: 1411

You would need to somehow get the entire BIOS erased and start fresh with the new HP version. Exactly how to do this and how dangerous it is I don't know for sure.
by Toby B
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:17 am
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Help with Compaq Presario 1200 series notebook
Replies: 1
Views: 3216

no hacking/mods availible for Compaq laptop BIOSes.
by Toby B
Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:40 am
Forum: Where can I find a motherboard manual?
Topic: Compaq 5WV350 manual
Replies: 4
Views: 4965

Re: Compaq 5WV350 manual

dsnitch wrote:anybody can tell me where i can get a manual for my pc Compaq 5WV350
5000 Series. Please.
Well for one, these dont have "manuals" per say. There is some documentation availible....

BUT I am not able to find a Presario 5WV350. Double check the model number and post back....
by Toby B
Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: i need a bios update for the am37 mobo
Replies: 7
Views: 3754

NOTE: Please disable this BIOS feature about BIOS Guardian before you start to reflash BIOS. The steps below show you how to off and on BIOS Guardian when reflash BIOS: 1. Press Del key while booting. Go to CMOS Setup Utility menu. 2. Go to Advanced BIOS Features submenu. 3. Set the feature BIOS Gu...
by Toby B
Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: What board is this?
Replies: 19
Views: 4798

Glad to hear that you got it back running at least..
by Toby B
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:49 pm
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: What board is this?
Replies: 19
Views: 4798

sulbert wrote:Hotflashing will also do the job I guess.
True enough. That is if he's got a compatible board...