Toshiba L445D need BIOS chip model number

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  1. KE0ETP

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    Someone cludged a 64Mbit chip onto a Satellite L445D, but opening the BIOS ROM in a hex editor shows only 1Mbyte of data. Need to know the original chip number. Thanks.
     
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    Found a supposed bios dump for a LA-5831P motherboard(in a quick search, thats either L450 or L445 motherboard(but they almost the same)), going by its size 1Mb is indeed the expected size.
     
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    Awesome! ill get the chip written and report back.
     
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    Well, after hacking 7Mbyte of zeros off of the end of the BIOS image and writing it to a 1Mbyte chip, the computer powered on, restarted, finished POST with no issues, and performs much better than it did with an "unwriteable" chip. Thanks for the help senso!
     
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    Glad its working!
     
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