Friday, November 27, 2009

How to flash your BIOS from a CD with free software

  • First, get your BIOS from your motherboard manufacturer.
  • Extract the files to a place you can remember.
  • Install CDBurnerXP.
  • Grab the FreeDOS "Balder" image.
  • Fire up CDBurnerXP.
  • Create a new data disc.
  • Drag the BIOS and flasher to the disc.
  • Go to "Disk," "Boot options."
  • Enable "Make disc bootable" and point the image to the FreeDOS "Balder" image.
  • Burn the CD.
  • You now have a CD you can use to flash your BIOS, all with free software.