Advice 1: How to flash BIOS Toshiba

The change of the software of the motherboard allows to improve the performance of the mobile computer. If the firmware of motherboards laptops is recommended to use only original (factory) firmware.
How to flash BIOS Toshiba
You will need
  • - Insyde Flash;
  • - USB drive;
  • - access to the Internet.
Instruction
1
To simplify the process of firmware BIOS is better to use the software in the Windows operating system environment. If you are dealing with laptop Toshiba, download the program InsydeFlash. Version of the utility should not be below 3.5.
2
Download the BIOS for your motherboard. Visit the website http://ru.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_bios.jsp?service=RU. Fill in the table by specifying the right model of mobile computer. In any case, do not use software designed for other notebook models.
3
Prepare your mobile computer to the firmware. Disconnect the device from the Internet. To do this, unplug your network cable or turn off Wi-Fi adapter. Close all unnecessary programs. Be sure to turn off the antivirus, or at least suspend its operation.
4
If the laptop works without the battery, then shut down the computer and install the battery. Charge it to 40-50%. Off laptop is in the process of firmware will cause malfunction of the motherboard.
5
Run the program Inside the Flash. Click search and choose the file you downloaded-the firmware. Press the Start button and wait until the program is completed. In no case do not stop the process or turn off the notebook.
6
If this way to flash BIOS did not work, then copy the downloaded file to your USB drive and rename it to bios.fd. Pre-format the flash drive in FAT32 format.
7
Turn off the laptop, remove the battery. Connect the power cable to the mobile computer. Connect the flash drive to the USB port. Press and hold Fn and F. In some models of Toshiba you have to use other keys. Now press the Power button (on). If the flash drive has an indicator light, wait for it to activate and release the Fn and F.
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Wait for reboot of the laptop or just wait 10-15 minutes. Check the stability of the device.

Advice 2: How to flash phone in dead mode

Sometimes failed firmware phone or the desire to roll back to old version, ends nuisance – phone refuses to work. Do not rush to throw the phone out of a dead mode you can also flash it to a normal working version.
How to flash phone in dead mode
You will need
  • Mobile phone, charger, computer with Windows, the program Phoenix.
Instruction
1
Download the Phoenix software from file-sharing sites on the Internet.
2
Rechargeable phone. In cases of impossibility of charging for the phone installed a charged battery from another phoneor charge it the battery". Extracted from phone SIM card and memory card. Plug a dead phone via cable to the computer.
3
Run on the computer "device Manager". To do this, right-click activate on the icon "My computer" the tab "Properties" then "Hardware" and select "device Manager".
4
Activate button on the mobile phone. Push and hold it for a few seconds. Repeat the procedure 3 times with an interval of 15-20 seconds.
5
Note in "device Manager" the emergence of new device have the same name with the model of phone. Their appearance testifies to the successful installation of the drivers.
6
Run the Phoenix software. When choosing the type of connection, select No connection. On the instrument panel to activate the tab "File" and choose "model Name". In the list of devices find your model of phone and confirm the selection by pressing OK.
7
Activate panel tab Product code. Select the required version, set the tick in front of the language selection and confirm the selection.
8
Activate the Firmware Update tab, note the position of the tick Dead Phone USB flashing and click on Refurbish button. The program will require the inclusion of the phone. Click on the power button of the phone and hold for 2-3 seconds, then let go. The process of flashing phone in dead mode occurs within 8-10 minutes.
9
At the end of the firmware of the observed message: Product flashing succeeded. Press OK and the phone turns on automatically. Disconnect the phone from cable, turn it off, install back SIM card and memory card and activate. Check the operation of all its functions.
Note
To the question of charging take with the utmost seriousness. Half-discharged battery is not able to provide the whole cycle of flashing dead phone, which can completely ruin the telephone.

Advice 3: How to flash a router on the Megaphone

Some wireless Internet service providers release their own versions of modemsthat work only with their SIM cards. The problem of using other providers in one modem, is solved by changing the settings manually and re-flash.
How to flash a router on the Megaphone
You will need
  • connection to the Internet.
Instruction
1
Click on "My computer" and right-click the mouse on the empty area of the crane. Click the "Properties" tab, used to configure the hardware settings. Start "device Manager" in the window that appears, select your modem "Beeline". Open its properties.
2
Call the technical support of the provider whose services you are going to use in the future (in this case,"MegaFon", telephone number — 0500) and find out the settings for the USB modem, then just modify their properties, apply and save the changes and create a new network connection with the specified parameters.
3
If you have not helped the previous option, use an alternative method. Find out the model of your modem and download the correct program firmware. Please note that this procedure should only be performed on a stationary computer using a Windows operating system.
4
After you download the firmware files please check them for viruses and remove the SIM card from the modem, close the software "Beeline" and insert the modem back into the computer. Then run the firmware program and wait for the update and replace files. If the system asks you for the path to the device driver, specify the folder to which you installed the program "Beeline", the default is the directory ZTE in the Program Files folder.
5
If the flashing appears an error report, mandatory check if the version of the software for your model. Also, do not attempt to perform this operation on a laptop. If you have not previously performed a firmware upgrade of the devices and not familiar with the basic differences in models of USB-modems, entrust your equipment to workers of service centers.
Useful advice
Consider the model of the modem.

Advice 4: How to enter BIOS on Toshiba

The BIOS is software that supports the configuration of "iron" of the computer, which is installed in the motherboard. This program is responsible for basic principles of computer operation that you can customize on your own. To open BIOS, there are different teams in accordance with the model of the motherboard.
How to enter BIOS on Toshiba
You will need
  • - instructions to the motherboard.
Instruction
1
Restart your Toshiba laptop and at the first black screen with white characters immediately press several times the Delete key. For some models typical of other teams, for example, F2 or F10, everything here can depend on the motherboard model. Most laptops the old model supported the entry into the BIOS using the same command, but the last time these teams vary too much even within the same line of computers.
2
Also use by pressing F1, Esc, F11 and so on. In rare cases, the BIOS can be run by pressing two keys. In this case, try to use the above keys in combination with Fn, Ctrl, Alt, and so on.
3
When the computer boots, note the sign Press ... to enter setup, instead of the points must have the corresponding key to enter the configuration program of BIOS. If you do not have time to view the inscription, press PauseBreak in the upper right corner. Some models of motherboards support the action to stop the loading when the button is clicked, then you will only need to check the desired command.
4
Read the review of your motherboard card, especially with regards to the functional purpose of keys at boot. It is possible that there you will find the information you need.
5
To know the motherboard model you can turn the laptop and viewing the information on the service labels and in device Manager, which is launched from tab "Hardware" in computer properties. In addition, you can simply read the configuration on the box. Don't forget to download the instructions for motherboards - this will not only allow you to access the BIOS, but will help when working with a laptop in the future.
Useful advice
Do not use the BIOS for the first time independently.

Advice 5: How to reprogram dvd player Pioneer

Firm Pioneer has proven itself in the market of audio and video devices. The quality of her products known to customers around the world. Great popularity in many countries, including in Russia, bought a DVDplayer from this company. A common problem encountered in this technique is the lack of Cyrillic symbols in file names. To correct this programming error, you need to reflash the DVD player.
How to reprogram dvd player Pioneer
You will need
  • - computer with Internet access;
  • - blank DVD disc;
  • - program for burning DVDs.
Instruction
1
Start flashing the DVD player Pioneer with a visit to the website of the company. Click Pioneiro FAQ (http://www.pioneerfaq.info/index.php?question=Firmwares) and find the list of firmwares that are free to access and available to users to upgrade the devices produced by the company.
2
Turn on the DVD player and confirm the firmware version number. Go to the Home Menu from the remote control device, then go to "Initial settings". Select "Settings" and click the Display button. Appears firmware code, consisting of alphanumeric symbols. Remember this code, and write better, so as not to interrupt the process of firmware upgrade of the player.
3
Download and save to computer new firmware, the description of which is specified your model of DVD player Pioneer. The method of preservation varies depending on the web browser.
4
Unzip the firmware into a folder. Note the existence of the file resolution .bin, as this is the main trigger the firmware file. The name of the firmware should consist of alpha-numeric code. For example, if the old firmware has the form YKF9960B, new should be displayed on the display screen as YОF9960B.
5
Insert a blank DVD disc into the loading tray CD-ROM drive. Write the downloaded firmware to the disc using any suitable program. You can use the preinstalled software, which is part of the Windows OS, or use Nero Burning Rom, Ashampoo Burning Studio etc.
6
Insert a recorded DVD into DVD player. The tool will analyze the content and if the new firmware was written correctly, the report found the update file and prompts you to begin the process of changing the firmware. To confirm the operation, press the Play button from the control panel.
7
Carefully remove the disc from the device after automatically opening the tray of the DVD player. Do not press the buttons of the device or touch the control panel until until the screensaver appears, indicating that the flashing process completed.
8
Restart the player. After this go back to "Original settings" and check the firmware that needs to change to a new one.
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