Which Bios do I use, A or B??

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by blusky, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    I found the moded Bios I needed thanks to members at this forum.

    The moded version of my Bios that I am trying to update with has these files in it:
    SWinflash(Folder)
    Winflash64(folder)
    30CFF33A.WPH
    30CFF33B.WPH
    AUTORUN.SET
    BOISOLD
    delay
    DELLOG
    EXITCODE
    FLASH32
    FLASH64
    IDERR
    LOOP
    modeles
    NOTADMIN
    NOTADMIN
    QUANTA
    QUANTA
    scrdec18
    showmsg1

    My question is which of these files to I flash it with? 30CFF33A.WPH or
    30CFF33B.WPH

    What is the best program to flash it with?

    Here is my laptop info incase it is needed:
    -Manufacturer: HP Pavillion Dv6910us Entertainment PC
    -Motherboard Model:HP
    -Bios revision: F.33
    -Bios Type: Phoenix BIOS
    -Bios Download Link (ROM Only):
    &sw_lang=
    -RW Everything Report Download Link: Here is where the moded Bios is found:

    Sorry , had to remove the links.
    Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. TTAV134

    TTAV134 MDL Expert

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    #2 TTAV134, Jan 17, 2011
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    you already sent me 2 PM yesterday concerning this bios, let me a moment to give a definitive solution.
     
  3. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    Thanks TTAV134. Sorry I accidently sent it twice to you. Thanks,
    blusky
     
  4. openfly

    openfly MDL Member

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    In my case, I run sp***.exe first.
    when it ask confirm to flash. I cancel it.

    then I go the temp folder and check it that has extracted files.

    In temp folder, one of 30CFF33A.WPH or 30CFF33B.WPH has change name to bios.wph
    so I compare date and time the bios.wph with 30CFF33A.WPH or 30CFF33B.WPH.
    then you can find out which is correct bios matched your laptop.
     
  5. TTAV134

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    #5 TTAV134, Jan 18, 2011
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    @blusky

    edit FLASH32.bat and add the 2 last lines:

    @ECHO OFF
    COPY %1 SWinFlash\BIOS.WPH /y
    start /W SWinFlash\SWinFlash.exe
    :end



    edit FLASH64.BAT and add the 2 last lines:

    @ECHO OFF
    COPY %1 WinPhlash64\BIOS.WPH /y
    start /W WinPhlash64\WinPhlash64.exe
    :end


    create a new file named flash.bat with following content:

    @echo off
    start /w cscript.exe QUANTA.vbS
    :end


    flash using flash.bat

    let me know

    note: of course you must be administrator with "User Account Control" (UAC) turned off
     
  6. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    Thanks TTAV134 for taking the time to help me out. Hopefully I will have some time this weekend to work on it. As soon as I do I will post back results. Appreciate your help.
     
  7. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    Thank you for all your help TTAV34. Did the edits as you had said using notepad and created the flash.bat file. I then double click on flash.bat and two windows open quickly, looks like a dos window, then closes. I have flashed a Bios before seems a little quick to me. Am I doing this correctly??

    Appreciate your patients.
     
  8. TTAV134

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    #8 TTAV134, Jan 20, 2011
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    QUANTA.vbS (when his launched), test the platform, choose the bios file, then launch FLASH32.bat or FLASH64.BAT depending of your windows version.
    can you check if vbs extension is associate to an application on your machine. right click on vbs, check properties it must be associate to "Microsoft (R) Windows Based Script Host", if not, this option is missing in your windows installation.

    Q: does BIOS.WPH exist in SWinFlash or WinPhlash64 folder?
     
  9. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    #9 blusky, Jan 20, 2011
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    Thanks again TTAV134.
    1)Yes, QUANTA.vbS is associated with Microsoft (R) Windows Based Script Host.
    2)There is no BIOS.WPH in SWinFlash or WinPhlash64 folder however I do see in the main Sp4 folder a 30CFF33A.WPH and a 30CFF33B.WPH file. Thanks.
     
  10. TTAV134

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    #10 TTAV134, Jan 20, 2011
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    and what appens when you double click on QUANTA.vbS, does FLASH32.bat or FLASH64.BAT launched?
    have you turned off UAC?
    i've no idea of what is sp4 folder, let us concentrate to the moded bios folder.
    note: does your windows version is 32 or 64bit, more you gives informations easiest is the debuging.

    manual way to choose A or B bios:

    30CFF33A.WPH If your NVIDIA video card PCI ID is:
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0531
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0530


    30CFF33B.WPH If your NVIDIA video card PCI ID is:
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427
     
  11. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    Thanks again TTAV134
    I have two Quanta files. one is a VBScript Encoded Script File (.vbe)ipt Script File (.vbs). I was double clicking on the this file but nothing happens.
    As for UAC I just went into User Account settings and selected never notify. I hope that is correct.
    I currently have windows 7 ultimate installed , 32 bit. I'm getting the not gunuine message. I'm still not sure which one to use either Bios A or B?
    I'm a little slow but trying to learn.
     
  12. TTAV134

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    30CFF33A.WPH If your NVIDIA video card PCI ID is:
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0531
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0530


    30CFF33B.WPH If your NVIDIA video card PCI ID is:
    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427
     
  13. TTAV134

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    #13 TTAV134, Jan 21, 2011
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2011
  14. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    #14 blusky, Jan 21, 2011
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    Thank you very much TTAV134. Greatly appreciated. I'm at work now and will try to update the Bios on Sunday. I looked at the new version and saw the instructions inside. I am hoping this will solve the bios issue. I will try to flash it using Flash.vbs.
    After updating bios I have read that I have to install certificates which I saw were also in the new file.

    I will post results. Greatly appreciated.
     
  15. blusky

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    #15 blusky, Jan 23, 2011
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    Hello TTAV134.
    Here is where I am at.
    I found that the video card requires 30CFF33A.WPH .
    Ok. When I double click on the Flash.VBS file I get nothing happening . If I right click on the flash.vbs program I do not see run as administrator in the list. All I see is,
    open
    edit
    open with command prompt
    print
    open with:

    When I go into properties I see opens with Microsoft Windows Based Scipt Host which you told me is correct.

    I also tried to Flash with WinFlash. It does open. Upon opening it has Backup bios and flash bios with new settings selected. I renamed 30CFF33A.WPH to bios.WPH and put it in the WinFlash folder. I specified new bios file as bios.WPH. I selected advanced settings and all I have selected is Verify block mafter programming and Disable Axx swapping automatic detection. I don't know if these settings are correct and if I should attempt to flash with Winflash.

    I know I'm close just need this one piece of the puzzle. Thank you very much. I hope I'm not bothering you to much.
     
  16. TTAV134

    TTAV134 MDL Expert

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    there is something wrong in your config but what?
    use FLASH_debug.vbS, you should have some popups, let me know.
     
  17. blusky

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    Ok TTAV134. When I selected the Flash debug file the first window that pops up is PNPDeviceID: PCI/VEN_10DE&DEV_531
    pop up 2: account 9
    3) flashabl:0
    hope this helps.
     
  18. TTAV134

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    #18 TTAV134, Jan 23, 2011
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    it his very helpfull, there is something wrong in the way you are loged, the account should be 5, we have no time now to search why.

    edit FLASH_debug.vbS

    add "flashabl = 2" at the following place

    flashabl = 2
    Wscript.Echo "flashabl: " & flashabl

    save and test again
     
  19. blusky

    blusky MDL Novice

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    OK TTAV134. Did the edit as you have said to the Flash_debug file.
    1)PNPDeviceID: PCI/VEN_10DE&DEV_531
    2)account:9
    3)flashabl: 2
    4)0stype: X86
    after it finished a windows\system32\cmd.exe window poped up and said 1 file(s) copied. and the Winflash window opened up with the selected items I previosly posted.
     
  20. TTAV134

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    you can flash now.