2 SLICs after official bios upgrade

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  1. Tito

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    #1 Tito, Mar 7, 2013
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    Its one of my senior's Inspiron 7520. It came with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium. I have upgrade the bios from A07 to A09 and installed a clean copy of Windows 8 Pro.

    After the upgrade, it shows 2 identical SLICs.

    RW report and SLIC Toolkit report -> http://rghost.net/44330015

    BIOS backup -> http://rghost.net/44331055

    Any thought??

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    Backup link posted.
     
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  4. LatinMcG

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    i think its 2 slics 1 for 2.1 and one for 2.2 but since it came 7 its using both as 2.1 ??
     
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    Noop.. both are identical. Both are 2.1. Only server bios upgrades officially come with SLIC 2.2.
     
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    #6 conghoaxa1, Mar 7, 2013
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    in bios backup do not have slic 2.2. rw have 2 slic 2.1.
    can bios have 2 modul have words SLIC

    'SLIC' string found in AFC04099-0D39-405D-BE46-846F08C51A31_2_818.ROM at 3C7
    'SLIC' string found in AFC04099-0D39-405D-BE46-846F08C51A31_2_818.ROM at EAA
    'SLIC' string found in D4E91137-43F4-4E56-B989-D3D0E7B16955_2_70.ROM at 209D
    'SLIC' string found in D4E91137-43F4-4E56-B989-D3D0E7B16955_2_70.ROM at 265D

    can so it have 2 slic 2.1



    mobor other have win 8 os,
    in bios backup have words
    Win8 STD DPK TPG=R96C9-NVT97-6VH9D-HW6M2-TMQHTT3259C2GS3259C2G

    sorry, my english very bad
     
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    #7 Tito, Mar 7, 2013
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    AFAIK, according to the ACPI specifications you can't have two SLIC tables at a time. Windows can't be activated on this situation by oem:slp method.

    Btw, it looks like a valid key for 8.

    Code:
    Product Key : R96C9-NVT97-6VH9D-HW6M2-XXXXX
    Validity : Valid
    Product ID : 00179-60322-37647-AAOEM
    Activation ID : 9e4b231b-3e45-41f4-967f-c914f178b6ac
    Edition Type : Core
    Description : Win 8 RTM Core OEM:DM
    Edition ID : X18-15561
    Key Type : OEM:DM
    Crypto ID : 1796
    
     
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    #8 conghoaxa1, Mar 7, 2013
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    sorry, I do not understand exactly, but i was modify 2 slic in bios. in rw too have 2 slic 2.1
     
  9. LatinMcG

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    no i mean placeholder for slic 2.2 being used for 2.1 besides original 2.1 location.
     
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    Same situation in case of Inspiron 5520, came with Windows 8 Core SL & latest A13 bios.
     
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    The whole X520 (X=3/5/7) series is affected with this 'bug'.
     
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