Shorting out Winbond

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by sschlesinger, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. sschlesinger

    sschlesinger MDL Novice

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    First time posting here. I was wondering what pins do I short out to reset the bios password. I accidentally locked my bios sometime ago and cant remember my password. There are 8 pins on the chip. BTW winbond 25q16bvsig

    pin 1- /cs pin 5-DI
    pin 2-DO pin 6-CLK
    pin 3-/wp pin 7-/hold
    pin 4-Gnd pin 9-VCC
     
  2. nexus76

    nexus76 MDL Addicted

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  3. sschlesinger

    sschlesinger MDL Novice

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    I know these are the pins but which ones do I need to short out to remove the bios password on my sony Vaio model VPCEE25fx

    Thanks
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    #4 LatinMcG, Oct 26, 2013
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    safest way would be to dump the bios chip with USB SPI programmer .. then compare it to the dloaded bios
    in case u do burn up the chip.. u can replace it with the backup.bin

    check out dell 24c02 bios short trick. might be same