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Bios Flashing Utility


Which can recognise and flash a sst rom chip with an award bios. Full id for the rom chip is 49lf080a - its a 8mb chip. I want to have a backup bios chip for when i start doing godknowswhat to my mobo bios. Does anyone have an untouched award flash untility (by untouched i mean a manufacturer hasnt "customised" it) that will recognise this chip? Its been a royal pain in the arse.

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