Need ACER XP Bios files

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by curt6208, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. curt6208

    curt6208 MDL Novice

    Jan 17, 2009
    Hi everyone, got the acer BIOS files from the bios repository and injected it into a legit xp pro disk and it wont take the oem key on the side of the case as well as the SLP key. Any suggestions? (also tried to download an acer xp pro disk but it failed to unrar)
  2. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

    Aug 13, 2008
    You need to recompress the files to .Cab files. To just put them to the cd will not work.

    These is a step by step in this XP forum somewhere..If you need it.

    You basically just make a folder to the root drive (C:/cab)
    Put the files to the folder
    cd to the folder in a command promt (cd\cab)
    Then at prompt....makecab OEMBIOS.BIN,
    makecab Oembios.CAT
    ... etc.....
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  3. Suicide Solution

    Suicide Solution MDL Addicted

    Apr 29, 2008
    #3 Suicide Solution, Mar 23, 2009
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009
    911medic is correct..

    Have you replaced-modified the original SETUPP.INI file? Can you also post the info inside your SETUPP.INI file if not?

    May need to do some other changes depending on your Windows source.

    Also, is the Acer a laptop or desktop?