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4 hours ago, aleman_malvinero said:

Hi, I've A15 Bios, I can install a unlock bios? my temps en iddle is 50 degrees celcius. Thanks!

Hi! 

Yes of course, if you need, you can install unlocked bios. 

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3 hours ago, Klem said:

Hi! 

Yes of course, if you need, you can install unlocked bios. 

Thanks, but I can install a bios before of A15?

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On 6/20/2020 at 8:52 PM, Klem said:

Hi!

Ok. Check PM.

could i please get this unlock bios file  for my alienware m17x r4 bios A13

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15 minutes ago, TheQuentincc said:

Hi @Klem, I'm waiting your PM :)

Hi!

Ok. Your unlocked bios done. Check PM.

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Ok, so i'm trying to flash my bios (M17xR4) with the second method, but cannot do to a few things.

 

There are links and docs on HOW to properly flash, links to the bios file, but no link to the FPT tool.. or at least one that works.  The one I found elsewhere say that its not he proper platform.

 

It's really disheartening for those of us who like to read, research and not really into posting and are limited to the 5 post rule.  I've visited Techinferno for years to find answers, read up on how others do things, or even just general info... everything is there, there is nothing you cant find, just haven't been a really big poster.  But now that I actually need a file, cant do it because I have to be a poster of 5 quality posts.  So... off to work on that.  My laptop's mother board was replaced, is in pieces and before I put it all back together properly, simply wanted to flash my bios.  (new motherboard that was sent to me had no video, single beeps, flashed to A05, now works, flashed to a12, discrete video no longer detected, but not putting it back together until I know its fully working)

 

In essence, i'm looking for the FPT tool for my M17xR4.  

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Ok, well please disregard my previous post.  It was posted a bit prematurely.

 

Can my current BIOS be unlocked?

 

https://www.sendspace.com/file/yjv9ec

 

Also, any idea where I can find the proper FPT tool to do this?  I do have all the other utilities, along with a bootable usb, etc., just missing the FPT tool.

 

Thanks!

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Well, after doing a little research, this is what I did to get my laptop flashed with the custom firmware.  I'm sure this is discussed somewhere on this forum, but this is what I did.  Because I do not have the ability to download on these forums yet, these are the steps I did to get my newly install motherboard working:

 

(after purchasing, there was no video, only a continuous 1 beep.  My original MB died, did have an unlocked A05, but has been so long since flashing it that I did not remember where the tools were found.):

 

Revive a dead new MB that was just purchased:

> Referencing the below link, blind-flashed the DOA motherboard with A05, and now i'm able to use my new motherboard.

https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/1525-m17x-r4-bricked-bios-fix/

(Discrete graphics adapter not detected)

> Flashed to A12 using the typical Dell flashing utility found on the Dell support page.

(Discrete graphics adapter still not detected)

 

Find the correct FPT tool used for flashing:

> Installed HWINFO64 --> Expand Motherboard --> Select Intel ME --> found the current Intel ME Version, of which is v.8.0.

> Under Section C (Intel System Me Tools) in the below link, found the Tools version that corresponds to the ME Version found in the step above, and downloaded.  
https://www.win-raid.com/t596f39-Intel-Management-Engine-Drivers-Firmware-amp-System-Tools.html

In this instance, I downloaded the Intel ME System Tools v8 r3 - (2017-11-19) version, extracted, and located the FPT tool found in ./Flash Programming tool/DOS.

 

Flashing the Unlocked BIOS:

> Because I do not have enough quality posts as of yet (5), I was not able to download the unlocked BIOS/PRR tools from Techinferno.

> Downloaded the BIOS and tools file mentioned in the above link, extracted, copied the correct FPT flashing tool in the second step above to my bootable USB drive

 

Once I had my bootable USB drive ready, I followed the instructions on this Forum thread to a tee, and it worked as expected.  BIOS now shows my Radeon in the Discrete Graphics section, and i'm good to.

 

(I would had posted pics, but can't)

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Hey, sorry I'm a bit late to this one as I've been away but the additional tools can be found in the M18x R2 download file. It would be great if they could update this one to include everything it needs.

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Hey Klem, could i get an unlocked a15 bios. i picked up an r4 and want to put in my 970 from my m15x. https://www.sendspace.com/file/f2g2zm 

 

thankyou in advanced also please include a donation link in the message so i can buy you some beer

 

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7 hours ago, sma1525 said:

Hey Klem, could i get an unlocked a15 bios. i picked up an r4 and want to put in my 970 from my m15x. https://www.sendspace.com/file/f2g2zm 

 

thankyou in advanced also please include a donation link in the message so i can buy you some beer

 

Hi!

Ok. Check PM.

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22 hours ago, laptopadik said:

can we install a gtx 1070m on m17xr4 bios a13 with a 3d 120hz monitor via uefi?

 

Yes. The 120Hz display and BIOS set to UEFI is the best environment to run the 1070. You will need a modded Nvidia driver though. 

 

If you have the 120hz then I don't think the unlocked BIOS is required as the system is already set to PEG by default although I have seen some threads saying the unlocked BIOS is needed. 

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right now im using a gtx 1060m mxm on my m17xr4, playing ac oddysey on very high settings i can have a fps of 50-60 fps and temp looks good to me 75 deg under load.

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52 minutes ago, CerberusVI said:

@Klem Is it possible to unlock the bios on an Alienware 17 R1 from 2014?

Hi!

Send me your file bios backup (dump) from your laptop, I can take a look.

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