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How to install Custom Rom Through PC [on hold]

I succesfully rooted my android device, and now I want to install custom rom but so many problem. In every tutorial says I need to install custom recovery but, all the custom recovery software is my ...
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How do I reset a Seagate hard drive PCB's rom

I have two Seagate Barracuda 500 GB (ST3500641AS with Firmware 3.BTD) external hard drives, both of which are same in terms of model and firmware, one of the hard drives has a PCB issue and clicks ...
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How do I change the ROM in the FUSE emulator?

I installed FUSE, and I can get it to run ZX Spectrum 48 games, but I can't figure out how to switch to the 128 ROM, even though I have the ROM. How do I change the ROM?
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Where is the keyboard controller located?

In Mike Meyers CompTIA A+ book, he says In early computers, the keyboard connected to the external data bus via a special chip known as the keyboard controller. Don’t bother looking for this chip ...
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Unable to update Bios in Lenovo T61 due to damaged battery - What is the way to bypass this issue?

I would like to update bios on my T61 but unfortunately battery died back in the stone age. The whole notebook is a Dual core T7100 1.8 Ghz Centrino Duo without Nvidia graphic card (it has intel ...
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differences between firmware, chipset and EPROM inside a computer

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 ...
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How to see ROM size?

In Windows, how can I see the capacity of the ROM chip installed on my computer to store UEFI/BIOS? I would prefer a way using a Windows tool or command without installing any other application.
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You chose to apply option ROM placement feature, while you knew it as risky

What does the Option ROM Placement in the bios do? I found a manual referencing this option but it is also not helpful:
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Hitachi HDD PCB ROM Replacement (firmware)

I've put a 24V adapter on a 12V HDD. Now the PCB is broken (HDD does not spin up anymore.). I'm very lucky and found a HDD with the exact same PCB. I've been searching on the internet and found that ...
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How BIOS extensions (option ROMs) work?

How do BIOS extensions (option ROMs) work? I understand that an installed device may have it's own BIOS that adds features to the system but I'm not sure of how they are set up. I keep reading the ...
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Unpacking router Rom file [closed]

Does anyone know what filetype or filesystem a router Rom file (downloaded from the router interface ) is usually saved in? Is there a tool (we're not talking about archive tool like zip/7z/rar here) ...
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Where is the BIOS stored?

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 ...
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What options do I have for flashing an UEFI BIOS chip on an Asus mobo?

I have a bizarrely borked ASUS board (M5A97 LE R2.0) that is stuck in a half way state between two BIOS versions. I cannot enter the BIOS settings page (the system locks up after drawing half of it). ...
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Is the operating system installed on the ROM of the ARM device? [closed]

Is the operating system installed on the ROM of the ARM device (when changing OS in the smartphone, I find the term “changing the ROM” being used)?
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What is the specification for GPU ROMs?

So, graphics cards have a ROM that you can export in GPU-Z (GPU-Z: An example of an application that will perform this task). Is it at all possible to find out what the specification is for a GPU ROM? ...
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Is there any tool for decompiling raw binary files to C code for the Motorola 68000 processor series?

I have the ROM dump (.bin files) targeted for the MC68008 processor. Need to convert them into a high level source code. I have already found tools for disassmbling them into assembly code. The next ...
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Flash .rom file to BIOS chip

I have got a .rom file from my BIOS chip using this tool (it really isn't a virus). I extracted the Packard Bell boot logo from it using CBROM, edited it and put it back into the .rom, which ...
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HTC ONE X Custom ROM Issue [closed]

I tried to install a custom ROM on my htc one X without making any backup. My new custom ROM did not installed correctly. It is just showing X type logo of custom ROM after htc splash screen. I can go ...
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How to reset bios/rom to factory setting if computer do not even run

This is the continuation of How do I reset BIOS to user factory setting Things are working. I am finally able to login to windows. With a big cactch. I was concern I didn't flash my rom correctly. ...
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How do I reset BIOS to user factory setting

I have a motherboard ECS H61H2-M2 1.0 bios One day I noticed that aero doesn't show up unless I disable the sound. I guess it just need a better driver. So I search for google and find a driver. ...
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can not mount romfs image

with mount version 2.21.2 I get this error every time I try to mount a romfs image sudo mount -t romfs mlsrc.img mp/ mount: unknown filesystem type 'romfs' I am running arch linux with kernel 3.4.7
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BIOS font, ROM font: Where to get them?

I was wondering if, and how I could get the fonts used in BIOS ROM (the font you see when entering BIOS setup and during early stages of boot). The same font is used in VirtualBox, when booting a VM. ...
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Updating ASUS BIOS on Windows 7 64bit

I've recently decided that I want to try and utilize my two graphics cards so that I can have a dual monitor setup. Unfortunately Windows only seems to notice my most recent graphics card installation ...
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What is CMOS and how does it work?

im new to this forum but i get confused when people are like "Uhh yeh i can upgrade CMOS without causing damage to the random access memory" which i understand, but what is CMOS? There dont seem to be ...