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Flashing MSI K8N Neo4-F with Live Update

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Hey all, I just got my system spec rig up and running (very awesomely might I add) and I've come to a little problem. I want to update my BIOS using MSI's Live Update program through Windows. When I do so, it asks me to format a floppy disk to flash the BIOS in case something goes wrong. I would assume that the floppy disk would have to be formatted as a MS-DOS startup disk, but it's not explicitely stated so. Can anyone give out any pointers or share experiences? Thanks in advance.
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bestway to flash a bios is by using winflash. hre u can download it from here dfis website click on the winflash link http://us.dfi.com.tw/Support/Downloa...FLAG=A&SITE=US
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Ok, I got WinFlash and a copy of the BIOS to flash. However, it didn't come with a .bin file but there is a file named W7125NMS.310. Could that be the one I have to use with WinFlash?
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Make sure u extract the file, once the file has been extracted copy and paste the file windows cannot read on to ur desktop, open up winflash click on OPEN file, look in desktop look for the file that u copied and pasted on ur desktop. now put a check mark on update all and clear cmos.. now hit the update bios now, then do the same step again it will ask u to reload the file. and hit ok. once the bios has been updated it will ask u to REBOOT hit cancel... and do a manual restart. once u have rebooted the cpu go into ur bios and go to upload optimized default value.and then save exit.
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