[Nottingham] HELP! BIOS chip programmer

Cam camilo at mesias.co.uk
Tue Feb 27 13:11:06 GMT 2007


> Anyone able to easily reflash a BIOS flash chip?
> I've got one scrambled BIOS and an identical motherboard with a good
> BIOS version in there. Anyone with the programmer to copy the good
> version across?

I've heard that it might be possible to remove the working chip from a 
running board, insert the blank one, then program it. A 'hot swap' 
technique. I've no idea if it works in real life though. It might be 
worth investing in a ZIF socket if you plan to try it.


camilo at mesias.co.uk                                                 <--

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