Updating bios without floppy drive
func=downloaddetail&type=bios&maincat_no=1&prod_no=587Does anyone know what I can do?Also when I start up the MSIHQ program and select the BIOS zip it says:' WMIC' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Also when I start up the MSIHQ program and select the BIOS zip it says:' WMIC' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
I know i can buy a USB floppy but can I somehow run this update from maybe a bootable CD?Most manufacturers provide a Windows executable or a BIOS executable that can only be run under Windows.However, there are a few utilities, that allow you to upgrade your system BIOS under Linux.flashrom tries to detect if a machine is a laptop, but not all laptops follow the standard, so this is not 100% reliable. package.Find out if your motherboard and chipset (internal) is supported by flashrom at this website.Hi I wish to update my BIOS so I can use my new dual core cpu but it seems incredibly complicated.
Like the title says, I don't have a floppy drive.
If this is available for your motherboard, this utility may be the best option to use.
Typically the utility runs some of the BIOS flash process in Windows, then restart your computer and run the remainder of the flash process when the computer starts up, within DOS mode.
If so how Thanks to anyone who can help Regards Who said it needed updating and why? I've found updating firmware can sometimes cause more problems than they cure. Wayne Click here to see the CNet faces, learn a little about analog and digital data, Internet connections, Spyware removal, and download free software.
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Make sure however, that you always get the BIOS executable and NOT the Windows executable.