I need a previous version of the Acer TravelMate 6460 BIOS

ACER is clueless about why I need this. Basically the TPM forces me to press F1 or F2 at boot so I cannot automatically reboot my machine. I am trying to locate a place where I can download the previous BIOS and flash it.
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☠ MASQ ☠Connect With a Mentor Commented:
No luck :(  
There are listings for XP v1.09 - v1.14 but all the links go back to Acer's ftp site where only 3.04 is available.
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Which version are you running?
Did you upgrade this yourself & if so did you use Phoenix's WinPhlash - if so there's a good chance the previous version was backed up to the root directory before the new version was installed.
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sfaexpertAuthor Commented:
I am running the latest version: 3.04

I installed it myself but unless I am missing something, I see no backup. What file extension would it create?
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
If it's there it should be obvious *.wph or *.rom in a folder called backup in the directory you launched Winphlash from. If it's not there it didn't happen.
Is the Vista BIOS any use to you?
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sfaexpertAuthor Commented:
No luck with the backup.

I would like to get the BIOS version before 3.04. Do you know where an older BIOS could be located? It is not clear what the ACER people are saying, but could the BIOS be part of the restore disks that came with the machine?
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Previous version was badged XP v1.14 - v3.04 has been current since about 2008
Trying to find a download of 1.14 now ...
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sfaexpertAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your efforts, I came up empty as well. Seems odd that they don't keep older BIOS versions!
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