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Where can i buy a BIOS? - Dell Latitude D610 Laptop Computer - Intel Pentium M 750 1.86GHz, 802.11b/g Wireless, 1G PC Notebook

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    joecoolvette Oct 27, 2012

    You buy the BIOS chipset already programmed. Old chipset is unsoldered, and new one soldered in. Some motherboards actually have a socket on them, that a BIOS chipset can be unplugged from, and the new one plugged in. Some motherboards have two BIOS chipsets on them, and when one fails, the other is brought into action. A BIOS program costs THOUSANDS of dollars. The pre-built computer companies have the BIOS program written for them, and a BIOS chipset manufacturer makes the BIOS chipset, and programs it. Is this towards a Latitude D610 Notebook PC? Post back in a Comment.

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