An EEPROM is an electrically eraseble programmable ROM. It is a ROM chip (meaning it will keep its information when you power off the computer) which you can erase without additional hardware (unlike regular EPROMs). It is often used to contain firmware, such as the BIOS in a desktop.
All chipset, EPROM and firmware in a computer seem to have some physical electronic components that contain codes for controlling the working flow of processor, RAM and other hardware peripherals, but ...
I recently manged to brick my acer C710-2384 chromebook a while ago by trying to flash the bios incorrectly. I opened it up, and looked at the motherboard, finding a Macronix MX25L6406E chip. I ...
From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BIOS: BIOS software is stored on a non-volatile ROM chip on the motherboard. ... In modern computer systems, the BIOS contents are stored on a flash memory chip ...
I'm looking at a solution for upgrading BIOS to UEFI on a motherboard that doesn't natively support UEFI. Another user, Rod Smith, replied to a question as to how this would be done stating: "It's ...
Is there any way to modify the values of the laptop battery to make it fully charge? I assume that these values are stored in EEPROM. I would like to know if there is any tool that can read/write ...
I need to manage 8 KB of space in an EEPROM. I need to store files in it : of course they'll be really small. Moreover, we don't wanna lose any datas already stored if the battery runs out or anything ...
The AVM FritzBox WiFi router has a feature to set the required MAC address from the configuration GUI. When we change the MAC address, is this change done virtually at the firmware level, or does the ...
I have a HP Mini that runs Splashtop OS as an instant-on OS and Windows 7 as the main OS. I've updated Splashtop through Windows 7 before, so I know it runs on an EEPROM or some other sort of flash ...
I was reading about BIOS recovery and ran across the word "programmer". (No, it's not talking about people.) What is it referring to?