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Unbricking a laptop with the Bus Pirate

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Nbssss successfully unbricked his ASUS G74SX laptop using the Bus Pirate. He used a Pomona 5250 SOIC clip to attach the Bus Pirate to the offending BIOS chip while it was still soldered to the board. For those attempting this in the future, what worked was to connect the four...

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