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Can I use 1vyrain to jailbreak W541? Anyone done this?

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Can I use 1vyrain to jailbreak W541? Anyone done this?

#1 Post by WizardOfBoz » Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:26 pm

I've used 1vyrain to jailbreak two w530s and one w510. Works a peach. Gets rid of the whitelist and ME.

Can I used this software to do the same to a W541? I'd like to upgrade beyond an AC-7260 wifi card.

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Re: Can I use 1vyrain to jailbreak W541? Anyone done this?

#2 Post by moofish2842 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:02 pm

Removing the whitelist on haswell and newer requires direct BIOS reading, modification, and flashing using a ch341a programmer and soic8 clip. Usually someone else does the modification. https://youtu.be/ce7kqUEccUM This video should explain the whole process. It can be done by most people but takes much more work than the newfangled 1vyrain. My personal recommendation, if you get a programmer, get the more expensive black one with a clip included. I originally ordered a blue one and, after days of frustration with failed reads, found that it had broken, and the clip was cheap and kept slipping off.

W541 - i7-4940mx, 8gb RAM, Quadro k2100m
T530 - i7-3632qm, 8gb RAM, NVS 5400M; motherboard upgrade from t520.
T430 - i5-3320m, 4gb
T430s - i7-3520m, 8gb
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