Kinda Like Some Better Way Of Modding

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  1. hellohello

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  2. Yen

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    #2 Yen, Jul 2, 2007
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    New cbrom 1.82 allows to add public key (first part of SLIC) and public marker (second part of SLIC) as two modules directly

    You have to seperate SLIC into the two parts
    Then add:
    1. cbrom yourbios.bin /Slpkey bbpubkey.bin (Part1)
    2. cbrom yourbios.bin /Slpmarker bbmarker.bin (Part2)

    I'm using this method for 5 days.

    There is also a new useful command: cbrom yourbios.bin /ACPImodule acpi.bin

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  4. Evil Monkey

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    Yen,

    Could you also upload the other required files: pubkey and marker?

    Do I also need to use add the ACPI module?

    I tried the files from zhaoliang's site but vista isn't activated.
     
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  6. Evil Monkey

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    How did you add the ISA module?
    which cbrom version did you use?
    I tired version 1.82 but the file is slight different than yours.
    Also, how safe is the ISA method?
     
  7. Yen

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    I used Cbrom 1.82, too.
    About safety and ISA module. Most times it'll work. At gigabyte boards, AFAIK it always works. At some bioses (mainly AMI) it didn't work. But never heard of a bricked mobo. Your board got dual bios? If yes, you can easily recover.


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  8. Evil Monkey

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    The bios mod I did using cbrom 1.82 with the ISA method is slightly different for some reason but it activates fine.

    The slpkey and slpmarker method doesn't work with my board.

    Thanks for your help.
     
  9. Yen

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    Maybe the difference comes from spelling of IASUS.BIN or Iasus.bin or iasus.bin

    Enjoy
     
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  10. Evil Monkey

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    You're right. I renamed iASUS.BIN to iasus.bin and my mod is identical to yours.
     
  11. hellohello

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    Thanks for all the reply.

    Actually I didnt get much from Yen explanations. I am so new anyway lol.

    Yen, if possible, can you make some guides on modding bios? It will be better if screenshot included.

    With your help, I can now mod AMI bios using Super Static method.

    I hope to learn for other methods and other bios. I think others would like to learn too so that they can mod themselves. This will also reduce the bios request. Thanks :)
     
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    #12 Yen, Jul 3, 2007
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    Yes you are right. I'm with modding since February and the methods are changing constantly. Some of the best methods are described already in this forum. Some by me:)
    You know a method for AMI, here is for Phoenix:

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/172

    Here is some info about AWARD:

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/183

    I don't have the time to write a detailed step by step everyone-can-do-it-guide since the methods are chaging constantly. In my (little) spare time I read about news at Chinese forums.

    The OEM's reacted already on our mods and revised code.
    To mod bioses is neither a constant mechanism nor a static act...you have to keep at it. Not every method works with every bios.(Even at same manuf.)

    It's up to you and depends on your motivation to get all the informations and to stay up to date.
    All you need for it is already written;)



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  13. jimmyrollins

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    Yen,

    Is this all you have to do to have a working modded bios? I did these 2 steps on my bios and cbrom added the marker and the public key successfully. My bios did not have a SLIC table before I did this, with these two additions, will it now have a SLIC table that can be used to activate Vista? By the way, I used the ASUS key and marker.

    Also, just so I understand the ISA method, if I add iasus.bin to my bios file, am I all set to go to activate Vista?

    Thanks for the information :D
     
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    Bump.

    Thanks,
    Jimmy Rollins
     
  15. Yen

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    #15 Yen, Jul 4, 2007
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    Yes this are the two easiest methods regarding Award bioses.

    The pubkey / marker method got less success rate, but is "harmless". Works mainly on Asus boards.

    The ISA method got a good success rate and AFAIK caused never a bricked board. Works good on Gigabyte boards.
    To add isa module

    Cbrom yourbios.bin /ISA Iasus.bin

    The other methods are much more complicated.......

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  16. mikea128

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    that's the only thing you have to do for the ISA method?!? Wow, super easy and sounds safe.
     
  17. jimmyrollins

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    That's why I was questioning this, it seemed TOO easy. Hey, at long as it works, it's good for me. :)
     
  18. Yen

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    Yes, Gkend at chinese forums programmed this acpi table call for friends...but he published it....

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    #20 Yen, Jul 7, 2007
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    Yes, there is a good chance that the mods are working. Not all of them, but most. This comes near to a dream: Just add a working module...done.
    You have to try....

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