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Dell Latitude Motherboard Power Shorts

The chip C24O4N is located on the bottem of the laptop right next to the two DIMM slots. short the pins 3 and 7 IMMEDIATELY AFTER hitting the power button. The chip on this model is located under the processor itself. The only method I have been told of, as I have not had a chance to work on one of these models myself is by soldering or otherwise attaching 2 small wires insulated or covered wires to the leads legs of the chip. Then running them out of the laptop where they can be connected...

Culmination Actually doing the deed

Dell Latitude D630c Bios Chip

This is the page that you all came here for. Where we get down to business, and Do it. An enigmatic French invention, The Paperclip, will be used to master and overwhelm the power of one of the marvels of today's cutting edge technology, the microchip. First the paperclip which was requisitioned at the beginning of the procedure is gotten in hand if it has not been lost or misplaced by now, otherwise another conveniently available paperclip is used. The paperclip is then unbent and, stripped of...

An explanation of whats going on with the laptop

This is the prepatory section where I explain some things about the chip, CMOS, asset and service tags, and passwords so that you will have a good grasp of the big picture. Hopefully it will also clear up any thing you have gotten a vague idea about on another website. All computers have special chips inside them that store information about the computer. Some of them are manufactured with permanent information that can not be changed and, as a rule, all have exactly the same information on...

Technical Specifications

. . . internal to the microprocessor . . . Texas Instruments PCI1130 CardBus . . . two (supports type I and type II cards in any combination type III cards can be used only with type I or type II cards) The system supports fast-page-mode memory modules for memory upgrades. The system supports fast-page-mode memory modules for memory upgrades. and 16-MB fast-page mode Standard RAM 16 MB (EDO) on system board Maximum RAM 48 MB BIOS address one 9-pin connector 16550-compatible, 16-byte buffer one...

Dell Latitude C840 Service Manual

NOTICE Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. M2.5 x 4-mm captive-washer screws (3) The BIOS chip on the system board contains the service tag sequence, which is also visible on a bar code label on the bottom of the computer. The replacement kit for the system board includes a floppy disk or CD that...