Newbie question

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by llGoogolpleXll, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. llGoogolpleXll

    llGoogolpleXll MDL Novice

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    Hi all

    I've been looking trough this forum for some time now but I keep wondering what exactly are the benefits from modding your BIOS. For example I have an Asus Maximus VI Formula motherboard, now let's say me or someone would inject a SLIC into this, and please correct me if I say something that doesn't make sense, what would be the real benefit for me?

    I look forward to reading the answer(s)!

    -me
     
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    tnx MDL Expert

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    Well one benefit would be for you to be able to install a large capacity HDD i.e 4 TB HDD.
    A HDD this size would have to be set to GPT.
    Daz's loader does not work on GPT drives, only MBR.

    The BIOS mod would allow you to active Win 7 by making your own OEM image, disc or USB installer.
     
  3. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    As OP is using Win 8.x and a high class board ... not much benefits to gain :cool2:.

    Mostly BIOS mods are used to gain Win 7 OEM activation or break hardware restrictions (i.e. add hardware to a whitelist) and unlock features.
     
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    tnx MDL Expert

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    I never read about his info untill you put this post slave77...;)

    Yeas totally agree, no point at all.....

    tn should learn to read properly...:eek:
     
  5. llGoogolpleXll

    llGoogolpleXll MDL Novice

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    Thanks for the reply but I don't you're trying to say..:confused:
    I'm very sure that I can already utilize >3TB HDD's if they are GPT-formatted...
    Regarding DAZ's loader, I have MAK keys for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 and even a retail (OEM) key for Windows 8 / 8.1, so I don't use any activator on my machines.
    And lastly you said that the BIOS mod would allow me to activate Windows 7 by making my own OEM iso, what do you mean by that?
     
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    tnx MDL Expert

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    Disregard all I said. If your running Win 8.1 modding the BIOS will do NOTHING for you what so ever.

    Activating Win 7 by OEM...read here about Win 7

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/7126-The-Official-Windows-7-Repository
     
  7. llGoogolpleXll

    llGoogolpleXll MDL Novice

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    Got it, thanks! :)