Is it a laptop? If it is, the eeprom you need to locate might be a 24xx08. I have successfully shorted some while powering on and reset cmos settings. If however the eeprom is a 24RF06/08 then shorting it can be fatal(to the chip) and a permanent error will occur.
Last edited by TRoN_1; 09-06-2012 at 08:50 PM.