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BIOS Access

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by clmowers, Aug 1, 2006.

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  1. clmowers

    clmowers Thread Starter

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    Is there a way to remotly access the BIOS. What im trying to do is get the Dell service tag number that is located there. I know there is a File called DELL.sdr and the sysinfo.dat but both of those file can be change or inaccurent if the PC was imaged for another Dell pc. anyone have any idea?
     
  2. JohnWill

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    The only thing that comes to mind is to dump the BIOS memory space and scan for the data in the image. Obviously, you can't access the BIOS remotely, unless you have a server with a separate maintenance processor that will allow you to boot and configure remotely.
     
  3. clmowers

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    I didnt think there was a way. But it was worth a shot. I guess it would be kinda hard since BIOS doesnt really interact with the OS. Oh well
     
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