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    Question flashing bios with pen drive?

    Anyone able to tell me how i flash the motherboard via a pen drive? dont have a floppy drive and have heard so many horror stories from flashing in windows so decided id do it the old way. Couldnt find much help on google so thought id ask.

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    it depends on your motherboard, google it with your model number or see if you can find it in the manual.
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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    does no one click "my system" bit any more? lol, its an asus p5n-d. I downloaded the HP usb disk thing but the option for using internal ms-dos system files is blanked out, wont let me use the other option as it says it cant. Still confused lol, cant i just format it normally then put the bios flash onto it and boot?
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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    Check the ASus web site. Without looking myself, I suspect you have to load teh ASUS program (essentially DOS) ont to drive, together with teh BIOS image. Boot from the USB drive and that should give you the option to back up or restore the BIOS.

    If you have Asus EZ flash, you should just need the image on the USB stick - boot normally, enter the keyboard command to start easy flash, and then specify the location of the image.

    Details should be in the MOBO manual.

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    How did you get on with this by the way?

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    If its an asus I should think it will let you just shove the bios image on the USB stick and then in the bois you should be able to browse the stick and just select and flash, Its what ASUS call ezFlash I believe, my P5B-Plus Vista Ed has it at least so I dont see why yours shouldnt.

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    I have upgraded a few AM2 socket Asus boards like this. Just drop the BIOS image into the pen drive, plug in, boot into the BIOS flash page and get on with it.

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    Re: flashing bios with pen drive?

    sorry been a bit busy, updated bios and it was easy. put it on my flash drive and went into bios and selected ez flash 2. Thanks for your help ./
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post
    Trust me, go into any local club and shout "I've got dual Nehalem Xeons" and all of the girls will practically collapse on the spot at the thought of your e-penis

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