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Kian
 Kian
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April 2, 2020 08:28  

Any insight on how I can learn to edit laptop BIOS is immensely appreciated.


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yeehi
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April 15, 2020 00:50  

One thing to do is to make sure you have two computers: one which you will use for editing the BIOS and another to keep you online in case you brick your machine or need to ask for help.

The CoreBoot project is the biggest community full of knowledgeable people I know in this area:

https://coreboot.org/

There is a Free as in Freedom fork of this project with a much smaller community:

https://libreboot.org

Freenode IRC is a good place to hang out and chat with them at #coreboot and #libreboot.

You might also be interested in learning about micro-code, which acts like a bit of hardware but is really software used to add some functionality to a CPU for example. Sometimes it can be updated. Intel use proprietary micro-code, unfortunately.

If you want to look at mobile devices, then the shockingly small ReplicantOS community is a place to look:

https://replicant.us

 


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