HP Touchsmart tm2 whitelist removed

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by jonnydepp, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. jonnydepp

    jonnydepp MDL Novice

    Feb 25, 2011
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    I'm not sure where to post this message, so moderators move it somewhere, if it shouldn't be here, please.
    Original BIOS is: InsydeH2O 3.5 BIOS for HP TouchSmart tm2 notebooks, revision F.0B: http: // ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp51501-52000/sp51577.exe

    It has been patched to remove WiFi whitelist checks.
    The patch consists of the following change: in the 2D7F5042-32FE-4666-A04F-48AF6853D175_2_679.ROM module two bytes in the offset 28e:28f should be replaced to 9090.

    The patched BIOS has been tested on HP tm2-1080er and everything seems to be OK.

    The patched .fd file is in the attachment, to un7zip it, rename 001.7z to 7z.001 and so on.
     

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  2. thomy_pc

    thomy_pc MDL Novice

    Mar 30, 2011
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    #2 thomy_pc, Mar 30, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2011
    will this modified bios work on touchsmart tm2-2105eg? (core i5 470UM, ati radeon 5450)

    if flashing bios failes, how can i recover the bios?

    my bios can be found at:
    f*p:// ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp50501-51000/sp50937.exe

    best reguards,
    thomy_pc
     
  3. TTAV134

    TTAV134 MDL Expert

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    Unfortunately this bios (sp50937.exe) is known as to be not modifiable.
    regards
     
  4. thomy_pc

    thomy_pc MDL Novice

    Mar 30, 2011
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    #4 thomy_pc, Mar 30, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2011
    Thanks fpr answering,

    is it possible to get the whitelist of this bios,
    which devices are "supported"

    because i bought a ralink rt3090 device (drivers are downloadable at hp website for this model) today, but it shows 104-unsupported....

    the original wireless device does only support 65Mbps at 802.11n
    but i need 150 and the rt3090 does support it.

    sorry for my bad english, i'm a german


    Additional info from 30.03.2011 21:44 UTC:

    ive uploaded a bios-dump (created with Universal bios backup tool):
    perhaps it could help
    h**p://files.thomy-pc.de/Insyde-F.23.rom.7z

    thanks in advance,
    thomy_pc
     
  5. akimbomidget

    akimbomidget MDL Novice

    Apr 29, 2011
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    awesome, it works for my tm2

    Thanks. Seriously.

    Oh and btw, consider telling people that you also need to unpack the installation exe to reach the rom. Oh and add a link to a whole file, as not everyone knows that you need to combine the files.
     
  6. bb407

    bb407 MDL Novice

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    It's heart breaking to read TTAV's message. Of course my BIOS is sp50937...

    Other than not keep it hopesome. I am looking for expert on eBay. Also will comtact HP for "official" solution.

    Great to be here. Thanks for all the info.
     
  7. diesel94

    diesel94 MDL Novice

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    Hi,
    sorry for my bad englush, i'm french.
    I would like to flash my BIOS but when i download the files, i can't unzip it !
    Please help me :)
    I have Touchsmart TM2 1050EF and my bios it's sp51577.exe.
    Thank you