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Thread: How To Use Flash Update For Bios?

  1. #1
    Can I use a cd rom for a bios flash update? I don't have a floppy installed.

  2. Software & Hardware   -   #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    No! The bios is written to run from floppy. You want minimal activity in the system when you flash. If you start trying to load CD rom drivers and things and a crash occurs, it would mean the end of your BIOS. Floppy drives only cost $5 to $25 anyway. Isn't your system worth it?

  3. Software & Hardware   -   #3
    Thank man,

    I spent about 8 hrs trying to folder dive in my system cd rom for the bin, and said f it, then i just copied it to a floppy at work and like 2 secs it was back, that bytes. bad...

    So now I know. thanks again though, I will probly have more in the future...


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