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RDR
12-07-2001, 10:30 PM
http://direct.mwave.com/mwave/doc/a12574.html


anyone seen this before?

appearantly you can remove the bios chip from your MB insert this "bios savior" into the socket - reinstall the bios chip into the "savior" and basically you now have 2 bios chips and the ability to switch between them.

takes some of the risk out of using beta/modded bios files

Wiggo
12-07-2001, 10:44 PM
Yeah I 1st saw it around the beginin' of the year so it's been around a while so it can't be to bad and there was a review on it that I had read (about 2 months ago now) that purposely corrupted the BIOS flash and restored it. :smokin:
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DigitalDD
12-07-2001, 10:59 PM
I once hot swapped the BIOS chip from another motherboard to be able to boot and flash my bios chip [which was hosed because I tripped a circuit breaker with too many things plugged into one outlet].

basically i borrowed a friends BIOS chip to fix mine.. and hot swapped the chips after booting off a floppy to an A:\> prompt..

then ran the flash update on bad bad chip..:wave:

Mr. C
12-08-2001, 12:34 AM
Yeah, been a while since I looked, but the BIOS Savior was pretty reasonably priced. Good insurance if your prone to a lot of BIOS testing.

And quicker than getting a chip from a friend, though DigitalDD's method is a good alternative.