Reco-X
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Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Well i have a problem, i was upgrading my bios and then it bricked. But i have people who know how to reflash the bios, but awuful in the page of dell the BIOS appear as an .EXE, i need the binary file to reprogram the CMOS

www.dell.com/.../DriversDetails;fileId=3192289774&osCode=W764&productCode=alienware-aurora&languageCode=EN&categoryId=BI&DCP=DNDTAG

Can some of you help me to get that file??

Thanks.

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ieee488
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RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Well i have a problem, i was upgrading my bios and then it bricked. But i have people who know how to reflash the bios, but awuful in the page of dell the BIOS appear as an .EXE, i need the binary file to reprogram the CMOS

www.dell.com/.../DriversDetails;fileId=3192289774&osCode=W764&productCode=alienware-aurora&languageCode=EN&categoryId=BI&DCP=DNDTAG

Can some of you help me to get that file??

Thanks.

Dell doesn't provide the binary file.

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w7ox
2 Iron

RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Well i have a problem, i was upgrading my bios and then it bricked. But i have people who know how to reflash the bios, but awuful in the page of dell the BIOS appear as an .EXE, i need the binary file to reprogram the CMOS

Have you tried contacting Dell about this?

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RoHe
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RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Have you tried clearing BIOS?

  1. Power off, unplug
  2. Press/hold power button for ~15 sec
  3. Open case and remove motherboard battery
  4. Press/hold power button for ~30 sec
  5. Reinstall battery (right-side-up!)
  6. Close case and try to boot now

Ron

   Forum Member since 2004
   I am not a Dell employee

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Reco-X
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RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Yes i tried to do this but, i think my motherboard is bricked.

And the only solution i have is obtain that binary file, and dell, well i´m triyin to get in contact with they through this post.

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RoHe
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RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

This is not the way to contact Dell Tech Support. This is only a users forum.

Go here. If you're not in USA, make sure to select your country or region at the lower right corner of that page.

EDIT: Link updated

Ron

   Forum Member since 2004
   I am not a Dell employee

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sccoaire
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RE: Need the ROM of bricked BIOS

Download the BIOS file for your model on a running computer. In a command window, locate the file and run "[file.exe] /writeromfile" and you'll get the ROM file. For example, for O7020A01.exe, type


O7020A01.exe /writeromfile


You'll get a new file named O7020A01.rom, which is probably what you're looking for. This parameter won't work with all BIOS files... you can try /writeoemfile to get the *.oem file instead.