Inspiron XPS Gen2 M170 9300

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...