This is no request thread! HP COMPAQ bioses, how to modify the bios?

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by Yen, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. maxufengsl

    maxufengsl MDL Novice

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    I am not good at english,my mother language is chinese.
     
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    This is great utility, I would love to know HOW TO ENABLE the hidden options
    SATA Native Mode
    *Disable
    Enable

    sebus
     
  3. DAPBENJAMIN

    DAPBENJAMIN MDL Junior Member

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    Hi,

    This gives me a thought... There must be a BB version encoded in the BIOS somewhere. This must trigger a comparison and then an upgrade to occur...

    Any way to track it down?

    Darren
     
  4. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Something odd with BB in these HP BIOS's
    My 6715b had a SINGLE slic in old 2007 version & then it got "upgraded" to dual SLIC

    Obviously nothing else changed hardware-wise, so I see no reason why the BIOS could not be downgraded (unless BB ie. contains the protection information)

    sebus
     
  5. TTAV134

    TTAV134 MDL Expert

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    hi,

    The holdest version I've found for 6715b is F.02 (9 mars 2007) and have 2 slic tables!
    do you have a link for the single table version?
     
  6. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Sorry, silly me, yes, you are right, they had double slic always

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  7. donbertone

    donbertone MDL Novice

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    Ok, I've been doing a lot of reading up and I'm a little confused at the moment.

    See, I just ordered myself an HP 6930p laptop that is part of the free upgrade to windows 7 program. This means that it has SLIC 2.1 right? And if has SLIC 2.1, how can I activate it? Is it done simply by putting in the OEM code? And if that is the case can someone please point me to a link where it shows how that's done?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  8. Hotpepper

    Hotpepper MDL Novice

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    Here's the link that shows you how to do it:
    http://forums.mydigitallife.info/search.php


     
  9. TTAV134

    TTAV134 MDL Expert

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    HERE , byby.
     
  10. motion55

    motion55 MDL Junior Member

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    To answer your question.

    A check with the latest bios version for that model indicate it does contain the SLIC 2.1 marker. If your laptop BIOS isn't the latest F.12 or at least BIOS version F.10, it could still have SLIC 2.0.

    Since your laptop qualifies for the free upgrade, you can wait for the HP OEM disk installers for Windows 7 or follow the link given above.
     
  11. sebus

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