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Paper Tape
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t500 bios chip lifted pad issue

hi all.i have trouble with lifted pads.i want to ask a question.i have thinpad t500.when i tried to remove bios chip(16 pins)for libreboot.

i lifted some of pads.i wonder whether if this could be possible: "there is a 8 pin chip place within the 16 pin bios chip that for as a replacing option?can i use one of the 8 pins to recover some of my lifted pads as a proper order?"

pinout and the pcb:IMG_20180914_120446.jpgchip location.

2018-09-14 12_35_02-Window.pngbios chip pinouts.



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Re: t500 bios chip lifted pad issue

There are no circuit diagrams. You can check with an ohm meter.  You have the pinouts.  Only 8 pins are used so an 8-pin could be used if they are connected.


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