Bricked/semi-bricked HP g62 Notebook PC

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by gurpreet94, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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  2. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    Thanks for the reply LatinMcG.

    I see that link has the .DEC and .SIG files, do I just copy them to a USB with the file/folder structure in the second link, then flash? Or do I need to do anything else?

    Will try when I get home from work and let you know if it worked.
     
  3. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    I managed to get the correct file names etc, used your decrypted file and got my own 2 files using the phoenix tool. However, it's still not working. More info on what I did is in the screenshot below:

    tinypic.com/r/sd2ntc/6

    However, neither work. I have done the following:

    Take out battery
    Hold Windows + B
    Plug in USB
    Plug in AC adapter, still holding Windows + B
    Power on the laptop while holding windows + b (all the time)
    Wait 15 seconds, then the same bios recovery failed error occurs.

    Any more advice?
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    second link shows u to get the EFI support usb tool.. makes it efi
     
  5. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    I used that to format the USB correctly with the correct name/label, still did not work
     
  6. SOCRATE_MMXII

    SOCRATE_MMXII MDL Expert

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    I used these steps when I bricked my HP Pavilion dm4 [it was the only method that worked because I deleted the HP_TOOLS partition from HDD]:
     
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  7. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    Yeh my secondary backup partition is still named "HP_TOOLS" on my HDD, is that why it isn't loading from the USB?
     
  8. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    yes.. remove hdd.
     
  9. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    I don't have a USB on me at work at the moment, but bought a SATA -> USB cable and connector so I'll go into the HP_TOOLS partition and replace the .bin and .sig and let you know if it worked
     
  10. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    dont replace.. rename so u can keep a copy of that one already there. (recovery should have used it if u see them)
     
  11. gurpreet94

    gurpreet94 MDL Novice

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    All working now thanks :D

    Just had to rename the old bios files in the HP_TOOLS partition that came on my laptop, added in the new files you supplied and followed the instructions.
     
  12. emax19

    emax19 MDL Novice

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    hello
    my name is Emanuele my laptop is hp g62 b06sl
    i have the same your problem i did all and laptop worked
    when i turn off and after restart again the same problem
    and now work nothing there is black screen and the fan work but nothing else
    somebody can help me? please