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i was wondering if there is another way to flash to the newer bios with these boards, as on the site it requires you to make a startup floppy. thanks
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i was wondering if there is another way to flash to the newer bios with these boards, as on the site it requires you to make a startup floppy. thanks
i'm sure a software flashing utility comes on one of the driver CDs, I should hope so anyway, considering I haven't used FDD since 2003 and simply throw out any I find lying around and i'll probably have to update my bios at some point...
    
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There is a utility I think its called MSI Live Update or something like that. It will update all your msi products via a web interface.
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i think i tryed the msi live but it didn't do it ill have another go and from the bios of the offical site they just give u think programe that u have to put on to a floppy its really stupid tbh
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On the MSI site it has a utility to save your bios and creates a new bios disk. I have done it a few time but its been months. But it is all thru MSI.
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i think i tryed the msi live but it didn't do it ill have another go and from the bios of the offical site they just give u think programe that u have to put on to a floppy its really stupid tbh
Mattas, here is a link to MSI's website that explains the flashing procedure. I briefly read over it and it looks pretty self explanatory: http://www.msicomputer.com/support/BIOS_AMI.asp

Here is the Microsoft KB that explains on how to make a bootable disk: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305595. If you have Windows XP CD handy then it shouldn't be a problem.

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