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How do you creat a bootable CD to flash BIOS?

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December 4, 2009 3:27:54 PM


I am pretty new and don't want to mess anything up with my computer when doing this so any help would be helpful. I have a Foxconn A7GM-S motherboard. And currently it does not support a AM3 cpu, so I'm trying to do a bios flash so I can get the AM3 support( which is the BIOS version 799F1P11 from there web site, this link ) So far I have been following this page( ) to help me. I went down that page and they have a link that says how to make a bootable cd ( ) . On the cd walk through one, the first link that they have doesn't work. Does anyone know how they could help me in general to get a bootable disk so I can flash my BIOS? I have a Phenom II x4 processor that I am going to put in.

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a c 587 à CPUs
December 4, 2009 3:52:56 PM

How did you burn the CD and what application did you use? I'm positive their instructions are correct.
December 4, 2009 4:09:40 PM

Well I don't know how do burn it really and am not sure what application to use. So I have not done that yet.
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December 4, 2009 4:27:26 PM take this and click on the"How to create a bootable disk" and then down to the CD boot instructions. And there on (1) The first link is to the flashcd.iso that I need but it doesn't let me download it without having to pay $4 for it :(  is there any program that I could use that does the exact same as the one they have linked there that I don't have to pay for? I'm using ultra.iso that they have a link to on that same page.
December 4, 2009 7:59:05 PM

I would but I can't get the ISO image that I need.
December 4, 2009 8:06:47 PM

Many mobos have the option to flash from within the bios and it will look for the file on a usb drive.
December 4, 2009 8:11:19 PM

is that for newer boards? because mine isn't really new.
a c 587 à CPUs
December 4, 2009 8:27:28 PM

Unfortunately that mobo doesn't have the option to flash from within the BIOS.
If you don't want to spend $4, then download Ultimate Boot CD from and burn it to a CD.