Location of the 24C02 chip on a Dell D620 please help

By vitines
Sep 25, 2006
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  1. Anyone know the localitation of the chip in this model???
    Thanks a lot.
  2. Paragon33

    Paragon33 Newcomer, in training Posts: 343

    25p80vg

    I have had feedback from several users that Dell has switched to a 25P80VG EEProm Chip on the D*20 series(or at least some of them) No one has had any positive results from shorting it. Sorry.
  3. FREAKTUNING

    FREAKTUNING Newcomer, in training

    that is the number of eeprom 25P80VG ?

    because i want to search him and reset :)
  4. Paragon33

    Paragon33 Newcomer, in training Posts: 343

    I told you in your email that does not work on that chip.
  5. FREAKTUNING

    FREAKTUNING Newcomer, in training

    thanks, but i hope help me somebody

    :(
  6. 1979roadkill

    1979roadkill Newcomer, in training

    d620 IS THE TOUGHEST IN TERMS OF THIS BIOS PROTECTION TO GET RID OF..

    One should have to either buy the master password for D620 or nothing... as clip/shorting is not for this model plus no software to run on this system to get rid of the bios problem...

    this is my solution so far... I am still looking for any cheap method rather then spend £50 to get the password....
    but couldn't find anyone yet to help with this issue of latitude D620

    HELP WILL BE LIKE ALWAYS MUCH APPRICIATED FOR US POOR COMMUNITY WHO CAN'tT BUY of the retailerz price and look for any cheap method to enjoy technology..
  7. Paragon33

    Paragon33 Newcomer, in training Posts: 343

    I know of no other way to get through the Password on the D620. It uses a
    25P80?? chip which does not respond to shorting.
  8. 1979roadkill

    1979roadkill Newcomer, in training

    This chip on D620 to my knowledge holds the BIOS info also and shorting it may /damage/disable ur motherboard booting capability,,, so in D620 get/buy password from reputed connection rather then endup with motherboard fault aswell.

    But still hoping to get an answer here....... which would be of great help for 100s of us... cheers
  9. Sword2

    Sword2 Newcomer, in training

    Paragon33,
    Someone quoted you saying that in some Inspiron models you can take the CMOS battery out and leave it overnight to reset the password. I did that and I was wondering if I need to leave the battery out forever or can I put it back? I figure without it, (if the reset works) I wont be able to make any changes to the BIOS. Please let me know anything you can about it.

    Thank you,

    Sword2
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