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    having problems flashing my bios. I have no floppy drive so ive been trying to run in dos boot mode for some reason every boot cd that i have made hasnt worked right. any suggestions? would it be safe to run the flasher in windows safe mode with command prompt?
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    It's not suggested to flash with a CD, but I've done it several times with no problems. I used my win98 boot disk and let it get to the prompt...then swapped the CD with the flash CD.
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    Well what brand is your motherboard? Some motherboard manufacturers have windows utilities that you can download that allows you to flash within windows. On my abit motherboard I use a program called flashmenu that flashes my bios with one click.
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    MSI. Its nuts. Ive tried 5-6 boot images that ive burned on dif programs.. for some reason they are not beeing read =( im just going to do it with cmd prompt in windows safe mode.. im sure thats some what safe.. ill have a backkup bios in case... lol like that would work how would i put the back up back. what a nutsie problem
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    Why not just use Winflash? I have used that program to flash many a MSI bios right in windows. Just a thought.
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    Never heard of it till now... THANKS MATE.
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