HOWTO: Make a bootable USB key... (for BIOS flash, firmware update, etc)

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by NoxTek, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. ProjectNemesis

    ProjectNemesis n00b

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    so is the command the same on all motherboards? the tutorial says:

    obviously the the first 2 parts are going to vary motherboard to motherboard but what about the /P /B /C parts? is that the standard for all motherboards?

    if you couldnt tell i have never updated the bios on a motherboard before.

    thanks for the guide.
     
  2. iPearl

    iPearl [H]ard|Gawd

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    Sempron64 Limp Gawd

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  4. acameron_56

    acameron_56 Limp Gawd

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    Thanks for the great tutorial, worked like a charm :)
     
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  6. Crotan

    Crotan Gawd

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    great know how but even this is becoming uneccesary, with things like Qflash where you just put the the BIOS file on a USB drive and point the motherboard to the file even before loading into the BIOS, not neccesary for it to be bootable
     
  7. kompulsive

    kompulsive Limp Gawd

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    ...this will NEVER become unnecessary. That is blasphemy.
     
  8. stainremover

    stainremover 2[H]4U

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    i think this is still the only way to flash things like video cards and raid controllers.
     
  9. Impulse

    Impulse [H]ardForum Junkie

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    And a netbook's BIOS... Although I flashed mine using a bootable USB key made with unetbootin instead, was rather simple.