I present you a tool to decompress Dell UEFI BIOS

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  1. sudi

    sudi MDL Novice

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  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Code in first post!!!!
     
  3. blaze2051

    blaze2051 MDL Novice

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    hi all so i managed to extract hdr then i was able to extract several files sections 0-8 . data then extract to body.bin and header.bin.

    Questions is how to i find the splash dell logo and replace it, then compress and flash back?
     
  4. arif maryono

    arif maryono MDL Novice

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    i can extract dell bios vostro 5459 but script for this bios not work.please help guide me.thanks
     
  5. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Maybe because this script is 5 yo!
    Lots changed in this time...
     
  6. rustam2v

    rustam2v MDL Novice

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    #66 rustam2v, Feb 16, 2019
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2019
    Tryed on e6420 bios, with strange result
    C:\bios>DecompNewDell.py e6420a25.exe
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "C:\bios\DecompNewDell.py", line 27, in <module>
    match = pat.search(string)
    TypeError: cannot use a string pattern on a bytes-like object

    Any idea how to solve it?
    P.S. Solved. Python 2.7