Mother Board Serial Number and Model Number Editing

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  1. warezdown

    warezdown MDL Novice

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    #1 warezdown, Jul 10, 2010
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    How to edit Phoenix Bios Mother Board Serial Number and Model Number




    Last week I have replaced the Mother board in my Vaio VGN-FZ35G. Worked fine when I got it back

    When I tried to update the drivers with the Vista Home Premium drivers from Sony's website. None of the patches would apply and all gave me the messages that I had the wrong model. Also my vaio recovery center is not working.

    While changing the mother board, the vaio service center failed to put my serial number in the Bios (which currently has it as 01234567-1234567. Sony's patches and Restore Discs all rely on this number to tell them what model number the laptop is.

    So, I need to update my Phoenix bios with my serial number. I downloaded the Phoenix Bios Editor to do this but it needs a .rom file to edit. It does not backup the bios so you can edit it. Also, I could not find a copy of the R2110J7 Bios.

    So i am looking for a program to edit my model name and serial number from windows/ dos. Then I can recover my laptop from recovery partition and install the latest updates from vaio website.


    Thank you for any help you can give me.
     
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
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    I would contact the vaio service center first before you go messing around with your bios it is their mistake.
     
  3. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    You can do it with PHLASH16...

    see these switches.:

     
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  4. warezdown

    warezdown MDL Novice

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    Hi, 911medic can you plz tell step by step procedure fir editing the serial number. because i am newbie in bios side... Thanks
     
  5. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
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    If you are new to this kind of thing i really advise you not to get involved with these kind of modifications. Its asking for trouble and the most likely outcome is going to be a bricked motherboard. I think you should follow Urie's advice. ;)
     
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