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Questions tagged [rom]

ROM or Read Only Memory, is the type of memory that can only be read from, but not written to, except for under specific conditions.

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Legality on sharing rom dumps on abandoned hardware

I have an old piece of HP test gear from the 80's that HP no longer supports. I want to add in a feature and need to dump roms and figure things out to do that. How can I share my process and ...
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Flash ROM has lower max voltage than read device?

I'm planning to read a MX25U1635E chip using the CH341a reader. The specs for that chip say it has a max voltage of 1.6-2.0 volts. The reader has an output of 3.3-5.0 volts. Most tutorials for the ...
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How do I reverse this firmware? 8-bit handheld console

I recently bought this chinese console that supposedly has 328 8-bit games. I want to understand the code and how it works to hack it and maybe load other ROMs. It has a chip covered in black epoxy ...
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Would it be possible to reverse engineer a game's rom file to get source code?

More specifically, could you get low level code from a rom, and piece it together and translate it to a higher level language?
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Unpacking ROM dump

I have a ROM dump from an unknown controller, which must be reversed (as a task). It looks like encrypted, packed or obfuscated. Binwalk did not give any information("cisco os experimental microcode ...
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Given a ROM dump file, how do I reverse engineer it to determine the CPU it runs on?

I recently bought a Sharp EL-9950 graphing calculator (which is considerably rare compared to the other brands). I have a copy of its OS upgrade file, which is essentially ROM dump for the new version ...
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How do I figure out what is burned on an Arduino ROM?

I have an Arduino Uno Rev3. I would like to extract and find out what code is burned on the ROM of the micro-controller board. How do I extract the code from the board? How do I figure out the ...