Toshiba Laptop A30 satellite BIOS

By hireland ·
Anybody able to send the image out of working flash from Toshiba A30 ? the file from Toshiba is larger than the SST39VF040 flash has room for.
I do not know what Toshiba is doing and using the supplied program to flash failed 2/3 thru .
Now the client has a brick . I cannot believe they would make such an error so they must be doing some kind of compression(did I get CIH or something) .
I am ready to burn I.C. but cannot create binary image with this stuff from Toshiba

Any help is supremely appreciated
Hugh Ireland

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Sorry I can't help you with an Image but

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Toshiba Laptop A30 satell ...

The following link is to a company who specialises in supplying BIOS Chips who I've found to be very good and offer a decent service and are fast as well.

They should be able to provide you with a replacement BIOS Chip with the latest BIOS already burnt to it.


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Grateful for info

by hireland In reply to Sorry I can't help you wi ...

Capital suggestion , I don't have a lot of time to figure out Toshiba's update routine .
Shame 'cos I have the chips and the burner and soldering station .
THANKYOU for the quick reply to my stress generator:)


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