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Version History


  • fixed issue with HP 840 G8 w/ partial unlock
  • fixed issue with MS Surface Pro View not responding to any operation.
  • added license status info when current update is not valid for current license.
  • fixed issue #135 - Unble to extract HP Probook 360 11
  • fixed issue #146 - False detection of E1-451G System Bios as Bios Region
  • closed #132 - Online download of UEFI Firmware at MS (see v2.1.11 release notes)
  • fixed annoying error message when temporary files are unable to delete
  • adjust error messages to be visible in debug level only when connection is offline.
  • fixed issue #152 - Incorrect name for extracted Asus UX433FN Firmware
  • fixed #158 - Failed to extract hp firmware w/ padding - hp 15-dk1000 series
  • fixed #142 - Disable On-Board RAM for all brand
  • fixed #153 - added whitelisting of HP 580 G8
  • closed #156 - Unlock for Dell w/ Service Tag Prefix 8FC8
  • added custom unlock for Dell Inspiron 5410, 3080, 790
  • fixed #157 - clean, backup, restore nvram data
  • added support for extracting bios region for HP Elitebook G8 laptops


  • fixed issue #143 with setup script causing “file not found” error during startup.
  • fixed issue #144 - Dell button does not open in stock firmware tab


  • resolved issue where trial version would auto update.
  • added structure for parsing FFSv2
  • added parsing VSS2 and VSS
  • fixed bugs in Lenovo Thinkpad Supervisor Password unlock for 4rth-8th Gen CPU.
  • added test cases for hp and lenovo supervisor password unlocks
  • added password unlock and patch for MS Surface Book 1 & 2 and Surface Pro 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
  • added a tool to extract FD, ME and BIOS region from Intel UEFI firmware.
  • added a tool for clearing VSS in NVRAM volume
  • added a tool for downloading bios update from MS Update Catalog Server
  • fixed Chromebook bugs failing unit test


  • master password generator is now enabled.
  • fixed systm crashes with removing password for 840/820/450 G3
  • added support for removing password for 840/820/450 G2
  • added support for 840/820/450 G1
  • added/improved support for 840/820/450 G6
  • added downloads tab for searching/downloading bios updates for common laptops/destops
  • added package download tool for mac firmware
  • added copying of Serial Number (DMI) from backup to apple stock firmware


  • activate loglevel for debugging purposes
  • fixed issue #130 - Unable to extract HP Elitebook 2170P
  • fixed issue #131 - After activation, app crashes for no reason
  • updated dependency libraries


  • refactor update service to prevent false positive detection - malware/ransomware


  • improved extracting firmware from Sony VAIO
  • improved stability
  • fixed double file extraction for HP
  • improved accuracy in determining region files for cleaning
  • extraction of Dell Inspiron 15** (e.g. Dell Inspiron 1545, 1546) is now supported
  • removed activation/deactivation link in Settings that causes issues with new users
  • fixed issue #119 - unable to resize ec firmware extracted from dell where size > 128kb
  • fixed issue #11 - x407m downloaded bios update does not decompress when dragged
  • fixed issue #17 - Crashes when dragging Dell ROM file extracted via /writeromfile with 12mb
  • fixed issue #19 - extract zip downloaded from asus
  • fixed issue #98 - Unable to extract Dell 1555
  • fixed issue #44 - Newer Asus firmware is packaged as exe installer
  • fixed issue #88 - Add Bios Info for HP consumer laptops
  • fixed issue #90 - Add Bios Info to Lenovo consumer laptops
  • fixed issue #118 - unable to extract dell version 2 format
  • fixed issue #121 - Unable to extract Dell 3520 5280 5480 5488 5580 where multiple firmware set is present
  • fixed issue #116 - Error running BiosCreator caused by missing library
  • fixed issue #95 - Unable to extract multiple InsydeH20 firmware
  • fixed issue #77 - extract FD region
  • fixed issue #91 - Unable to get Bios Info for Acer v5-132 wistron
  • fixed issue #75 - Add support for unlocking/unenrollment chromebook
  • fixed issue #102 - Unable to extract HP x360 F/W
  • fixed issue #30 - Compiled version throws an error in log file when extracting Acer Zip Bios file
  • fixed issue #37 - Add autodetection of BID in HP when extracting firmware
  • closed issue #91 - Unable to get Bios Info for Acer v5-132 wistron
  • fixed issue #93 - Unable to extract Asus GX703HS
  • fixed issue #95 - Unable to extract multiple InsydeH20 firmware
  • fixed issue #29 - Acer E1-470 - Unable to split CAP file


  • fix update URl
  • fix bugs introduced when extracting zip files


  • added online activation
  • fixed error with resizing EC firmware when the resize radio button is not selected
  • added support for two version of licensing - PC-Locked, Dongle
  • fixed activation window
  • fixed bugs in dell self-extracting insydeflash format
  • improved handling of dialog window, now, main window can be dragged and make the log window visible.
  • fixed issue with tools not running in 32-bit mode (for 32-bit OS)
  • enable manual update button in Settings -> Update
  • fixed hiding/showing of log windows


  • added support for Bios Info in Acer, supporting most models
  • added support for Bios Info for Asus, supporting most models
  • addes support for Bios Info for HP Spectre and Pavilion
  • fixed issue with acer bios info not recognizing wistron firmware
  • added support for stock firmware extraction for LG
  • added support for Lenovo direct download of stock firmware if backup firmware version is known.
  • added BiosInfo support for Lenovo
  • added BiosInfo support for Toshiba
  • added support for chromebook unlock(tested to work in acer chromebook)
  • fixed issue #99 - Unable to extract Acer 4745G F/W
  • fix with license information logs not properly aligned
  • added support for auto update (need to convert licensing from license file to license registry key)
  • added supervisor unlock for HP Elitebook 840 G7, G8


  • improved me/txe cleaning function
  • code cleanup, performance enhancement
  • fixed issue #74 - Unable to extract Ideapad 3-15ARE05
  • fixed issue #73 - Unable to extract Dell Inspiron 22-3277
  • fixed issue #72 - Firmware upgrade does not work
  • fixed issue #69 - error extracting Acer 3935
  • fixed issue #68 - Unable to extract stock firmware for HP 14-DQ1037WM
  • remove support for hardware-locked PC in v2.1.4 -


  • improved UI, now uses tab control to seggregate similar utilities
  • implemented downloading of samsung firmware
  • copying of DMI information from HP backup firmware to stock firmware
  • improved/added link to forum and online guide
  • fixed extraction of acer zip file where exe files are included in the output dir
  • implemented FD region repair tool. It’s now possible to fix corrupted FD region, backup firmware is needed to make this work.
  • refactored Windows license key tool, added validation
  • added tooltips for all buttons
  • fixed issue when drag-drop is not working. Now, simply “double-click” or “right-click-> open” the drag-drop control to manually open file.
  • HEX view is now available to see the content of the file, “right-click -> view”
  • Toshiba stock firmware extraction is now available
  • Added support for for fixing System Bios with incorrect size (e.g., 8193kB to be corrected to 8192kB)
  • MSI firmware extraction tool is implemented.
  • master password generation tool is now fully implemented.
  • improved bios region from cap file, now supports lenovo, dell and acer (for both laptops and desktop PCs)
  • added ECS firmware extraction tool for desktop
  • added lenovo supervisor password
  • more bug fixes and stability improvement
  • added online update
  • fix issues with licensing, now supports online activation and deactivation
  • Improved detection of DELL BIOS update utility
  • Improved backend services to improve quality enhancement
  • added unlock for HP Elitebook, probook and zbook
  • added support for extracting the newer Toshiba bios update in EXE format.
  • added support to extract newer asus bios update exe file


  • Implemented downloading of samsung firmware


  • Added EMC info
  • Fixed issue #35 Acer Z1401 not being extracted


  • Can now extract firmware in HP probook where fimrware is compressed inside
  • Fixed issue #27 - Unable to extract hp firmware hp 14-ce0043tx
  • Fixed issue #26 - Add a button to load the license file
  • Fixed issue #24 - Add “Registered” status in startup, to indicate product is registered and supported
  • Fixed issue #25 - Unable to extract HP 840 G1 Firmware
  • Fixed issue #22 - Add a reset config
  • Fixed issue #28 - Added logo branding
  • Fixed isue #9 - Support newer HP firmware to autorun when detected
  • Added the capability to extract EC from system bios for ITE SIO
  • Fixed issue with ME Cleaning error


  • Removed dialog in ME region cleaning
  • Fixed issue with ME region cleaning where file is saved in temp folder


  • Fixed a bug that broke the hp decryption functionality
  • Fixed issue with HP BID# being displayed even if the file is encrypted.
  • Fixed splitting of EC and BIOS throwing an exception when a file is not loaded.
  • Added bios cleaning with custom ME region
  • Fixed bug where cleaning of ME region fails to save


  • Created stub for icloud removal in macbook
  • Added feature to dell bios extractor where packaging utilizes InsydeFlash
  • Refactored Dell bios extractor, removed ‘others’ option
  • Fixed bug in Lenovo where innosetup is not extracted
  • Fixed bugs in lenovo extraction where bin file is InsydeFlash
  • Fixed a bug in Lenovo extraction where CAP file embeds EC firmware inside System BIOS
  • Fixed a bug in Lenovo extraction where packaged EXE is in InsydeFlash format
  • Fixed file monitor service which simplifies getting bin file out of temp folder
  • InsydeFlashService now extracts file more accurately. Size is now obtained from the header
  • Fixed issue with InysdeFlashService when EC firmware is not found
  • Added support for extracing Sony VAIO Package Manager
  • Added support for removing 2kb Asus CAP header
  • Fixed issue with IOC not instantiating new object
  • Added extraction of BID# and version information for HP FIRMWARE
  • Added capability to replace corrupted BIOS REGION w/ validation (useful for creating Asus stock firmware)
  • Refactor AppleService
  • Fixes bug in HPService where file is not decrypted properly
  • Fixed a bug in LenovoService being unable to extract a package (e.g. lenovo 330-14ikb)
  • Added feature to replace bios region for creating asus and dell stock firmware (not fully tested) or fixing corrupted bios region.
  • Fixed licensing implementation


  • Improved UI in ME/TXE Repair
  • Bug fixes and refactoring
  • Added the ability to display macbook serial number
  • Added feature to change macbook serial number
  • Fixed dell not showing filename when dragged to extractor
  • EFI password for Macbooks prior to 2011 can now be decoded.


  • Support for Dell extraction w/ ME + BIOS Region


  • Now supports ME/TXE Region cleaning

Known Issues

  • Extract bin/cap file from exe in some Lenovo BIOS update may fail
  • Cleaning and repair of TXE 3.0 and TXE 4.0 is not supported at this time.