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Motherboard tattoo Do you know how to tattoo a motherboard? If so, please share. Thank you...Bill

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  • jkarzon Dec 13, 2008

    Jesse Karzon : The following error message opens after the PC is started after a recovery: Your system has detected a configuration error. Please call your Customer Care Center number, located in your Warranty and License information, for technical support. (Code purple). after recovery my computer shows error code Purple what is this and how can I go pass it.question is because the CODE PURPLE error occurs when you change the Motherboard or HDD on the system.
    Sunny S : Jesse, we can take care of this issue.
    Sunny S : Please let me know how old is this computer?
    Jesse Karzon : 2years
    Sunny S : And under whose name is this computer registered?
    Jesse Karzon : my name
    Sunny S : Okay, and is this your address: 4104 MORENO DRIVE, PALM HARBOR, FL?
    Jesse Karzon : no
    Sunny S : Jesse, did you purchase this computer new, or did you purchase it second hand?
    Jesse Karzon : second hand
    Sunny S : Okay. And did you purchase it from a DREW WAHLER?
    Jesse Karzon : yes
    Sunny S : Because in our records this computer is registered under her name.
    Sunny S : Okay, Please give me your detail information so that I can register this computer under your name.
    Sunny S : Please provide me with the following details First Name
    Last Name
    email address:
    Phone No:
    Shipping Address
    Billing Address
    Jesse Karzon : Karzon
    Jesse Karzon : jkarzon@msn.com
    Jesse Karzon : 2817Brinley Dr.Trinity, FL
    Jesse Karzon : what happin now ?
    Jesse Karzon : How can I go past these cod purple!
    Sunny S : Jesse, code purple error happens due to an update issue in the BIOS of your computer,How can I flash the bios?

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Motherboard tattoo is a unique code that can be written in the bios of the motherboard, I beleave this code can be changed, removed or added by first extracting the full bios of the motherboard and useing a hex editor to manipulate the information. This modifyed bios can then be flashed back into the motherboard bios chip.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/3352/HPTZ-tattooing-motherboard-handout

This is a advanced process and I would recommend agains doing it - there is a chance of rendering the motherboard bios useless and if you don't have the hardware required to hot flash the bios back you might have to take the motherboard in for service or replace it as warranty is void when you do this.

If you still wish todo this you now know the basic process you will have to figure out how to extract a bios, how to use a hex editor and how to flash a bios. There may be easyer ways to do this.

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and u cant do anything other than this....such as buying a new hard-disk it is the hp customer centre has to help out and insist them to do it... 

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