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Old 04-27-2023, 09:04 AM   #761
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yes, you wanted to delete his password, look at the bios here..
Thanks for the quick reply. So just so I'm clear your saying to write this file to bios and it should be good?
I thought I read that I should read multiple times and make sure that the are all same size ect.
Is it normal to read the chip and verify bin then when I go to read it again its empty? Sorry if these questions are obvious, I'm just trying to fully understand. Thanks again

Also im getting this error when opening the bin i pulled with rcunlocker.
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Old 04-27-2023, 09:48 AM   #762
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Thanks for the quick reply. So just so I'm clear your saying to write this file to bios and it should be good?
I thought I read that I should read multiple times and make sure that the are all same size ect.
Is it normal to read the chip and verify bin then when I go to read it again its empty? Sorry if these questions are obvious, I'm just trying to fully understand. Thanks again

Also im getting this error when opening the bin i pulled with rcunlocker.
it should not be empty when you read it...use the HxD program..
with this model it is ok... don't take the window into account..
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Old 04-27-2023, 09:53 AM   #763
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it should not be empty when you read it...use the HxD program..
with this model it is ok... don't take the window into account..
Im a bit new to all of this can you maybe explain a bit more?
hxd hex editor im assuming your talking about? Im sorry about the confusion
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Old 04-27-2023, 09:59 AM   #764
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it should not be empty when you read it...use the HxD program..
with this model it is ok... don't take the window into account..
its concerning that I read it fine now I get chip is empty error or it reads and is filled with nothing. I hope I didn't do something wrong.

that file you uploaded to me earlier what is that for?
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Old 04-27-2023, 10:06 AM   #765
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it should not be empty when you read it...use the HxD program..
with this model it is ok... don't take the window into account..
also when I'm reading the chip these are the settings, maybe something isn't set right? my original read file i believe has a size of 128B set in the program.
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Old 04-27-2023, 10:13 AM   #766
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Im a bit new to all of this can you maybe explain a bit more?
hxd hex editor im assuming your talking about? Im sorry about the confusion
Yes that's exactly what he meant.
This discussion and your questions are starting to get off-topic here.
Read some guides here before asking more questions please:

BIOS guides, methods, resources and tools

Common SPI bios chip programming Questions and Answers

P.S. There's no need to post multiple times one after another, use the EDIT button if you want to add something.

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Old 04-27-2023, 11:30 AM   #767
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Yes that's exactly what he meant.
This discussion and your questions are starting to get off-topic here.
Read some guides here before asking more questions please:

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P.S. There's no need to post multiple times one after another, use the EDIT button if you want to add something.

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I apologize. I'm just stuck and don't know what my options are. Can you verify that the dump I uploaded is or is not complete? thanks
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Old 04-27-2023, 01:05 PM   #768
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I apologize. I'm just stuck and don't know what my options are. Can you verify that the dump I uploaded is or is not complete? thanks
There is no need to do it, since Peste has worked on the file I am absolutely sure that everything is fine. He is one of the people here who have certainly proven his professionalism many times. To say the least.

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Old 04-27-2023, 01:09 PM   #769
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There is no need to do it, since Peste has worked on the file I am absolutely sure that everything is fine. He is one of the people here who have certainly proven his professionalism many times. To say the least.

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Oh awesome. I asked what he meant by look at the bios. I wanted to make sure I was understanding correctly. I was just confused is all! Thanks you guys for your help and I will report back!
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Old 04-28-2023, 06:50 PM   #770
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Hey, love this thread and all the effort that went into it.
I received a ZBook 17 G5 from my friend that is locked by a fingerprint and password. He managed to hurt his finger so badly that the fingerprint reader failed to detect his finger anymore. And after 2 years he also forgot the password.

I had a quick peek inside and I see two flash chips, one is marked EC and it is a standard SOIC-8 package that I have a clip for, but the other one is marked BIOS which is that low profile WSON-8 package. If possible, I would prefer not to take the board out and desolder that one...

Do I need to get the dumps of both of chips to get it unlocked?
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Hey, love this thread and all the effort that went into it.
I received a ZBook 17 G5 from my friend that is locked by a fingerprint and password. He managed to hurt his finger so badly that the fingerprint reader failed to detect his finger anymore. And after 2 years he also forgot the password.

I had a quick peek inside and I see two flash chips, one is marked EC and it is a standard SOIC-8 package that I have a clip for, but the other one is marked BIOS which is that low profile WSON-8 package. If possible, I would prefer not to take the board out and desolder that one...

Do I need to get the dumps of both of chips to get it unlocked?
Thanks
try RCUnlocker on the 16MB chip.. I wouldn't advise you to use the clip, most of the time it gives errors.. if you don't have a chip adapter stick wires between the chip and the programmer... don't forget to make a backup copy of the chip before writing..
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Old 04-29-2023, 09:26 AM   #772
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I tried it using on a 16MB EC chip, and it said successfully unlocked.
But when I wrote the image back, it is now again asking for a password... or fingerprint
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I tried it using on a 16MB EC chip, and it said successfully unlocked.
But when I wrote the image back, it is now again asking for a password... or fingerprint
And you are unable to enter the bios with F10 and reset security settings to default?

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Hello, can you help me to remove the password? Thanks
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Hello, can you help me to remove the password? Thanks
Use the tool with your 16Mb dump. Leave the 32Mb one as is.

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I made the modification but the screen remains black and the fan turns quickly. thanks
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I made the modification but the screen remains black and the fan turns quickly. thanks
Just wait a little longer, first boot will take a while. If the problem persist check the soldering of the both chips to the motherboard, and surrounding area for blown components. Check the content of the 16Mb chip again, use verification.

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thanks for the info, just before doing the 16mb i had looked at the 32mb passing it to unlocker, can it do something wrong? Thanks
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thanks for the info, just before doing the 16mb i had looked at the 32mb passing it to unlocker, can it do something wrong? Thanks
What do you mean by "passing in to unlocker", RCU doesn't work with the 32Mb dump anyways so I don't understand what do you mean, besides I've said not to touch the 32Mb chip. Did you play (read/write/erase..) with it too at some point?

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I modified the file 32 mb with Hpunlocker and then I tried to start, here is my mistake I put it back original to then make your modification
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