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Can you flash with a CD instead of a floppy?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by mikel33, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. mikel33 New Member

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    Hello,

    Can you flash with CD insteaqd of a floppy, as I have no floppy.. I know how to make the CD bootable, just want to know if there is a reason they still say floppy? Thanks much
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    I don't think so. You can flash with a USB stick though :)
  3. mikel33 New Member

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    I wonder why? It does the same thing, right? Bootable should be bootable.. Has anyone heard of anyone doing this?

    lol, I REALLY need a BIOS flash.
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    i know you can, but i dont know the specifics..
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    i think iv made one b4...make a boot floppy then copy all of those files to burning software including bios's you want and save it as an ISO then burn the iso...
  6. mikel33 New Member

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    Is a USB drive as easy as a floppy for flashing? Trying to decide which one to get
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    you should be able to use a CD does the BIOS flashing software work on cladera dos cause f it does you can just use the create boot disk option in nero
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    Use the classic method of making bootable CDs,

    Make a bootable floppy with the flash utility and bios image, point your burning software to use the floppy as an image.

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