This tool operates from the command prompt and requires you to enter commands with your keyboard. Type "list disk" and press "Enter" for a list of all disks connected to your computer.Make a note of the disk number for the flash drive as this will be very important later.A BIOS update might be all a user needs resolve them.Though it's not without hazards, the process is fairly easy. Copy the updated BIOS file to floppy disk or USB drive. When the DOS prompt appears, type the following: afudos /i[name of BIOS file]For example, "p4c800b.rom" might be the name of the new BIOS file.
As an alternative you may rename an eventual batch file provided by your manufacturer to so that it is ran at boot; I have no idea (yet) how to stop Free DOS from asking date and time, but whatever, just press enter at them.Flashing the BIOS without a floppy drive can be done with an Ultimate Boot CD (free! BIOS upgrades usually come in the form of an MS-DOS executable meant to be run from a bootable floppy, but modern computers don’t usually have floppy drives anymore, and who has a copy of DOS lying around anyway?well i posted this in our development blog in my company and have noticed that this can be usefull for other people, but i am not responsible for anybody messing up their bios due to not knowing what they are doing! VERIFIED.flashrom v0.9.3-r1211 on Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (i686), built with libpci 3.1.7, GCC 4.4.5, little endian flashrom is free software, get the source code at delay loop... Found chip "Winbond W25x80" (1024 KB, SPI) at physical address 0xfff00000. (Select Tools YES)Wait for your system to check current BIOS information. Select the drive letter with the BIOS update file, then select the file. After the file check is finished, click "Yes" to update your BIOS. When the update is finished, remove the floppy or USB drive and reboot.Enter the BIOS Menu and load "Setup Default."Reboot. If it isn't installed already, install the ASUS Update utility.here’s how you can flash your bios without needing a boot disk. === This flash part has status UNTESTED for operations: WRITE The test status of this chip may have been updated in the latest development version of flashrom.