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post #11 of 36
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Originally Posted by D3DAiM View Post
Sounds like a good idea, just how do you ensure that windows boots the USB first?
isn't there a bios setting? If not you could unplug your drives, flash it, then plug them back in.
    
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post #12 of 36
The following link may help you with a USB flash.
http://www.evga.com/community/messag...TOPIC_ID=21682

Wrong link earlier, good link now.
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post #13 of 36
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Originally Posted by gonX View Post
A reason to why Leadtek cards owns: They have a Windows flashing utility.

*EDIT*

terraprime>> That could also work, a flash drive formatted like the floppy, and booting from the flash drive.

Good idea
Totally. Never used that feature but I always though it was a nice extra. CDs work, and I don't see why flash drives wouldn't. Dammit, I miss my floppy drive (had to take it out to fit my reservoir).
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google nvwinflash ill see if i can find a link flashes nvidia cards in windows chea mommy put the snake on me!
    
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Just use a DOS bootdisk for the cd-rom
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post #16 of 36
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google nvwinflash ill see if i can find a link flashes nvidia cards in windows chea mommy put the snake on me!
got a link there go to start>run>cmd cd to wherever you saved the file and do nvflash -4 -5 -6 file.rom should flash it. I used this program on my laptop to flash the video card.
    
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Stable as Windows is...I wouldn't use that even if I was desperate...
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post #18 of 36
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Originally Posted by bigsack View Post
got a link there go to start>run>cmd cd to wherever you saved the file and do nvflash -4 -5 -6 file.rom should flash it. I used this program on my laptop to flash the video card.
Not reccomended at all. The whole reason why BIOSes are flashed from outside Windows is to prevent stability issues from arising during the flash. Using the command prompt puts you very subjective to bad flashes.
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Not reccomended at all. The whole reason why BIOSes are flashed from outside Windows is to prevent stability issues from arising during the flash. Using the command prompt puts you very subjective to bad flashes.
Negative. How can you flash bios for your board in windows then. Do you even know what your talking about.
    
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