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by Toby B
Sun Feb 08, 2004 10:22 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Compaq Armada M700 Dead
Replies: 2
Views: 3018

not sure about all Armada laptops, but most have the BIOS on the hard drive not the board...If this is the case then I am not sure there is much hope other then replacing parts.

http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files ... g=en&cc=us
by Toby B
Sun Feb 08, 2004 10:08 am
Forum: Notebook BIOS and other problems
Topic: ARMADA 1750
Replies: 4
Views: 2516

F10 is the standard button to use when accessing the BIOS. f10 used to work on my machine with the default (win98) operating system. doesn't work for any more, since I deleted that small primary diagnostics partition or whatever that was. machine works fine, just the bios seems unacessable.. http:/...
by Toby B
Sun Feb 08, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: Help id'ing my Bios
Replies: 18
Views: 4029

not 100% positive on this as I cant find more resources to match the model given. Based on what I have seen it's the ELISE/ELISE-SWAP board: http://s87841630.onlinehome.us/model/elise/6513VX.jpg http://s87841630.onlinehome.us/model/elise/elise.html EDIT - changed the pic to link formate to reduce th...
by Toby B
Mon Feb 02, 2004 12:46 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Mod utilities for ASUS
Replies: 10
Views: 4057

edit: Oh yes, I see in another thread it's 30 USD/year "membership". SO basically Sunbird is spamming ?
It would appear that way...... :roll:
by Toby B
Mon Feb 02, 2004 9:07 am
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: A quick question about upgrading motherboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Best option is to format the drive and do a "clean" install. Motherboard swaps are considered major changes and Windows XP does not like major changes.....
by Toby B
Sat Jan 31, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: Question for the BIOS gurus
Replies: 2
Views: 1688

Thanks edwin, unfortunately you and I both know the type of support (or there lack of) Compaq/HP provides.... :roll:

oh well. I guess it's worth a shot...
by Toby B
Sat Jan 31, 2004 6:04 am
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: Question for the BIOS gurus
Replies: 2
Views: 1688

Question for the BIOS gurus

Is there a utility/program that could be used to view Compaq BIOSs/ROMpaqs? The "nuts and bolts" type viewing such as Modbin, and AMIBCP?

Thanks
by Toby B
Sat Jan 31, 2004 5:57 am
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Change graphics in BIOS
Replies: 5
Views: 2267

soupy wrote:Unless your BIOS already supports it, you can't do it.
ok what about using tools like modbin? Then would you be able to do it?
by Toby B
Fri Jan 30, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: What is my motherboard?
Topic: Please help me!
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

Vtech/PC Partner board.

Look for a 35-xxxx-xx number printed on the board surface.
by Toby B
Fri Jan 09, 2004 1:46 pm
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Have I finally killed my motherboard?
Replies: 9
Views: 2437

well if you dont feel worthy enough to fiddle with the BIOS chip you can try and see if a local computer shop will fix it, or buy a new board.
by Toby B
Fri Jan 09, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: My motherboard is dead
Topic: Have I finally killed my motherboard?
Replies: 9
Views: 2437

http://www.fujitsu-siemens.co.uk/rl/ser ... txc_uk.pdf

its an OEM board thats why its not showing on gigabyte's website
by Toby B
Fri Jan 09, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Where can I find a motherboard manual?
Topic: J-620BF Mobo Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 3624

Toby B. wrote:eh, the frelling file is too damned big for email..


try:
http://www.s87841630.onlinehome.us/MBHW/J-620BF.exe
by Toby B
Fri Jan 09, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Where can I find a motherboard manual?
Topic: J-620BF Mobo Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 3624

I have it. I can email it to you but need your email address. can send it via YIM also.

let me know.
by Toby B
Mon Jan 05, 2004 9:21 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: Asus P2B
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

I believe I found the culprit. The drive(s) getting too hot......... :roll:
by Toby B
Sat Jan 03, 2004 7:29 pm
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Blank Screen when booting
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

so basically the machine boots fine other then not showing the Asus splash screen when booting?