Movita Fuego Model 200 Type 225 BIOS

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I'm looking for the BIOS firmware of this laptop (Pentium III 1GHz, SIS630
It was available on the website.
The original place looked like this:
Unluckily, the zip files containing the BIOS and the keyboard firmware
aren't archived...
Or, at least I've been unable to download them, even with several hours of
reasearch devoted to this problem.
If you think that my laptop could live even without upgrade, this isn't
true, because I did a mistake and at the moment there is the wrong BIOS in
the 29F020 EEPROM (and it doesn't boot at all). If I find the right BIOS,
I'll flash the EEProm removing it from the PCB, but without BIOS, this isn't
possible, because I missed the important step of backing up the working one,
before flashing.
The original files I'm looking for are:

Should it happen that someone had a mirror of the site, or the files, I
would thank to get a copy of them.
Free to mail them directly to me, at the address
mirko AT ing DOT unitn DOT it (remove spaces and substitute @ for AT, . for
Thank you.

Re: Movita Fuego Model 200 Type 225 BIOS

Mirko typed on Sat, 26 Dec 2009 17:06:39 +0100:
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You may not have to remove the BIOS and reprogram it. As some BIOS
protects a very small part of the BIOS for emergency reprogramming for
cases like this. And this is known as a bricked computer. It usually
works something like this:

1) Place the BIOS file on a floppy and turn on the computer with the
floppy already in the drive, or

2) The same, but you have to hold down a key or keys when you power it
on like the F2 key or something. Or

3) Computers without floppy drives can use USB (floppy, flash, hard,
etc.) drives instead. But they must be formatted in FAT12/16. FAT32 or
NTFS won't do.

I can't help you with the BIOS file. Anyway good luck.

Gateway MX6124 ('06 era) 1 of 3 - Windows XP SP2

Re: Movita Fuego Model 200 Type 225 BIOS

"BillW50" wrote:

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Thank you for the suggestions. I know that every BIOS maker has its own
boot-block reduced functionality way to recovery the BIOS in case of wrong
or interrupted flashing process.
I used in the past the Phoenix parallel loopback way to reflash the BIOS on
an old Compaq laptop. I know also about the usual hotkey configuration that
force the startup from a floppy, USB or CD-Rom to reprogram the BIOS.
Unluckily this BIOS is an Insyde BIOS, and I've been unable to force the
booting fron the local floppy using all the methods that I've tried. Despite
that... I miss the code... that 256 KB of code to write on the 29F020
In any case, if I would be able to find the code, I'm in the condition to
reprogrm it, in the "trivial" way, even if this requires good practice with
soldering and SMT devices. The most difficult part remains to find the BIOS.
I'm sure that somewhere it exists, but... I don't know how to locate it.
I'm afraid that my old PIII will remain forever without his "BIOS", and this
will keep my memory clean next time, when I will never miss to perform a
backup of the code, even if the provided utility misses that function.
I reprogrammed hundreds of BIOS, and I never had unexpected results. This
time I've been too confident, and I used a wrongly identified version (which
was correct for a similar laptop version). Sometimes... it happens.
Thank you.

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