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BIOS (basic input/output system) is a special program to get the computer system started after you turn it on.

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remove the computrace by flashing the bios

Is there a way to remove the computrace by flashing the bios or deleting/altering the contents of it? Someone gave me a laptop and I found out that it was not usable because it was equipped with ...
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BIOS serial number and UUID tampering

what happens if I tampered the serial number in the bios of a laptop? This laptop was issued to us by our company and what happened was we were laid out without any compensation for what happened so I ...
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Fix screen resolutions to landscape in bios

I've got an x86 tablet (Dere D10). It works fine, except the screen reports portait resolutions (1200x1920, 768x1024, 600x800, etc.) which causes bootloaders (windows recovery menu, grub, ventoy, etc.)...
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How can i extract u-boot image from fgt90d.out firmware and install Openwrt image?

I have a lot of out of licensed Fortigate90D devices so i want to reuse and run Openwrt/pfsense on them. I have dumped and decoded the bios and got some useful datas, according to datas we can see u-...
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removing bios wireless white listing

I am trying to remove the white listing for wireless cards from my Thinkpad L540 running Debian Buster. I did the following steps: booted with kernel parameter iomem=relaxed used pawn to dump BIOS ...
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Windows boot sequence operation

I am targeting at creating software for the Windows pre-boot environment but I have hard time finding conclusive information about how it operates. For background: this software will communicate with ...
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Removing/bypassing a BIOS whitelist

I am trying to bypass or erase the BIOS whitelist on my Thinkpad T440p. So far I've used flashrom and a soic8 clip to dump the bios to a bios.img file made another dump and compared with diff bios....
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