Flashing BIOS after activating

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by jowey, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. jowey

    jowey MDL Novice

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    Hi all,

    This might seem like a stupid question, but I wanted to check whether anyone knows if Windows 7 would stop working if I change the BIOS to one which no longer has the SLIC table?

    I have an Asus 1000HE and I have Windows 7 installed (activated with OEM SLP bios and cert).

    I want to dual-boot and install Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and I'd need to flash a modded BIOS for OS X to work.

    Does anyone have any experience with this?

    Thanks heaps!
     
  2. MasterDisaster

    MasterDisaster MDL Expert

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    Windows will work but it will not be activated.
     
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  3. jowey

    jowey MDL Novice

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    It's already "Licensed" and isn't a trial install. Are you saying that would change?
    Do you think updates will work?
    I just need to know so I can use a modded BIOS to get Mac OSX running.
     
  4. MasterDisaster

    MasterDisaster MDL Expert

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    If there is no SLIC table in the new bios, Windows will go into trial state. Updates will work in that state.
     
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  5. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    It will not necessary go to trial (as the time already is gone), so it will give an error about being victim of counterfeit software & go to the non-licences state
    Updates will not work & the desktop will be black

    If you can not mod the BIOS to have SLIC in it, then use a loader for Windows

    sebus
     
  6. Matrix Leader

    Matrix Leader MDL Addicted

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    ditto! dont bother upgrading the BIOS unless you have to
     
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  7. jowey

    jowey MDL Novice

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    Thanks everyone, I thought that it only needed the SLIC table to authenticate the first time, but from what you're all saying it checks it every boot.
    Kinda sucks for me but I guess a loader is always an option!
    Thanks again!
     
  8. NoJuan999

    NoJuan999 Experienced SLIC Tool Operator

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    Why can't you use a BIOS that has SLIC 2.1 and whatever you need for OSX (an SLI Entry I believe) added ?
     
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  9. Commlock

    Commlock MDL Novice

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    I have updated my BIOS several times after installing Windows 7, however each time I also did the SLIC trick to the new BIOS. That's it :D