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Bios Chip Where can i locate my bios chip off my laptop wich is a sony vaio 2002

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BIOS chip is on the motherboard - you would obviously have to access the MoBo first..... It will have the manufacturers name on it, something like Award/phoenix/AMI & it may very well be soldered in. BE WARNED - altering/flashing the BIOS should only be attempted by ADVANCED users otherwise you will say goodbye to your PC. Regards, Freddie

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