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    Angry Boot without himem/emm386

    I'm trying to flash a laptops bios but everytime I try it says I cannot proceed with memory controllers present i.e himem/emm386

    There a way I can boot with cdrom support and not have himem or emm386 loaded so I can flash?

    Thanks for any help

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    can you not fit the bios update on a floppy?

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    I don't have a floppy drive on the laptop

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    Look up the ultimate boot CD. You can create your own boot images, including floppies, that boot off the CD.

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