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Old 09-17-2015, 11:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Unlocking BIOS in a HP pavilion g6

I am wondering fi you can still change out the BIOS in laptops.

I have my HP G6 Pavilion and its BIOS is limited in what options it offers, seems like HP allows Basic choices. I am wanting to know how to be able to either Unlock the BIOS or how to flash the BIOS with a version that will allow my laptop to run.
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Old 09-17-2015, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What are you trying to do, exactly? Flashing your BIOS is a bad idea for a lot of reasons. I don't recommend it unless there is a critical fix for something that doesn't work properly.
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Old 09-17-2015, 02:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah I totally agree. Flashing unless something is wrong you're looking to fix, is bad. If you muck up on older models, you'll wind up with an expensive paper weight.
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As long as you get a modded BIOS that's meant for your system it's fine.

Notebook Review forum, Bios-Mods.com, and TechInferno are all places to look for modded BIOS's.

Just remember: flash at your own risk .
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I can't help you with that. But you might find this real handy.

http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02770249.pdf
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^ Not sure what the user manual has anything to do with BIOS modding, lol.
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OOPs Doh! Could you edit that and this one out?
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I am trying to have control over my hardware, I.E. processor settings, video graphic settings, and ram settings. I know that I can also tweek certian performance through my bios.

Mostly I would like additional settings.
I know I should have access to more then just VM on and off, and boot priority. so I am wondering what else I can play with to tweek my performance with.
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MDL also has a forum to mod your bios too, but it your turn it into a paper weight, it's on you
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MDL also has a forum to mod your bios too, but it your turn it into a paper weight, it's on you
Ah yeah, they were the other one I couldn't think of. I think MDL and TechInferno both also have BIOS mod request boards.
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