Bios update "looking for a bootable CD image"

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Artman
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I have a foxconn Motherboard Flamming Blade GTI & I need to update the BIOS. However, according to the instructions sent to me by foxconn I either have to boot from a floppy which is a collecters item these days or I can boot from a CD. I tried to download the FlashCD.zip from www.bootdisk.com but the site is asking for paypall which is not supported in my country.

Is there a way I can download that file from anyhwere else or do I have any other similair option. An option where I can download a bootable CD image, add my bios files & burn it to a CD.

I've already downloaded the Ultimate Boot CD but its too complicated & I'm a total NOOB when it comes to DOS. I need something simple

PS I've found a booting CD image at http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html & I've downloaded the DOS6.22 bootdisk ISO "with floppy emulation" then added the BIOS update files. Extracted & Burned it to a CD. Do you think it will work this way?
I wil be booting from the CD & then enter the commands sent to me by foxconn. I just want to be on the safe side cause I dont want to render my motherboard unusable!!!

hnkftalnot
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You can also boot from a USBstick.

Besides, how does the file from foxconn look? It should be bootable by itself and makes the CD/floppy/USB bootable when you put it on there.

That ISO you downloaded is about the same, burn it and it makes the disc bootable. Then add your own BIOS update files to it and you're good to go.

Razear
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Try Alcohol 120%. It's a trial version but all you need is to create the bootable disc and then you can uninstall it.

http://www.alcohol-soft.com/

Artman
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hnkftalnot wrote:You can also boot from a USBstick.

Besides, how does the file from foxconn look? It should be bootable by itself and makes the CD/floppy/USB bootable when you put it on there.

That ISO you downloaded is about the same, burn it and it makes the disc bootable. Then add your own BIOS update files to it and you're good to go.
hnkftalnot wrote:
That ISO you downloaded is about the same, burn it and it makes the disc bootable. Then add your own BIOS update files to it and you're good to go.

The thing that is I'm afraid about this bootable image from "http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html" is that it has around 42 files & adding my 3 files sent to me by Foxconn "Main Bios update file, flashing utility,& AUTOEXEC.BAT should result to 45 files on the burned bootable CD. Upon booting from the CD & typing A:\ dir I get that there are 40 files "I've triple checked that the files I added are on the CD".

Foxconn recommends to get the flashCD.zip I mentioned earlier but as I said the site wants paypall. I even mailed the guy who is selling the flashCD & gave him my credit details & there was NO reply from him.
I would HIGHLY appreciate a step by step on how to create a bootable CD. then, I'll add the BIOS update files
http://www.foxconnsupport.com/faq.aspx?faqid=F000000066

Gonna Try alcohol & keep you posted if it works.

Artman
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Update to my last post:
Tried Alcohol & it cant create a Bootable CD. It can create an iso image of certain files a user choose.

Petertherock18
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Don't update your BIOS unless you really need to. Trust me, this can cause a lot of problems. You could always try a program such as Poweriso which might be able to do the job. Only update the bios if it is giving you trouble.