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#1 John Bucchino

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Posted 09 December 2000 - 12:28 AM

I want to flash my mb bios and forgot which file has to be on the boot disk to get to an A: prompt

#2 CUViper

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Posted 09 December 2000 - 01:09 AM

you can't do it with win2k.... find a friend with a win9x system and type "sys a:"

#3 Dokt

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Posted 09 December 2000 - 02:01 AM

Yea - you need to use W98 - call up a DOS window and type 'format a: /s'

#4 DosFreak

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Posted 09 December 2000 - 10:17 AM

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#5 clutch

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Posted 09 December 2000 - 08:07 PM

I just used a DOS boot floppy on one disk, and the BIOS flash util with image on another because they all wouldn't fit together. Never used the harddrive at any time.

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#6 MarksmanX

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Posted 10 December 2000 - 06:50 PM

I don't recommend this. But I've been doing this for years and I still don't have any problems. What I do is boot off the Windows 98SE bootdisk and flash the bios on the Hard Drive smile It never failed so far smile

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#7 miku

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Posted 10 December 2000 - 09:55 PM

MarksmanX you are right!

That the way I have been doing. Boot of Windows 98 CD and flash the bios of the Hard Drive.

Good Job!

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