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I have an ASUS P5K-E motherboard and I need to update the bios but I don't have a floppy drive or floppy disks. Is it possible to set up a CD so I can boot from it and flash the bios?

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The mainboard is pretty new, so you should have two options:

  1. Update with a program running on Windows. Just select your version of Windows on the download page.
  2. Put the update file on an USB stick and select it from the update menu in the BIOS.
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Aaron's suggestion is the best route to take, but when you have a bios that does not allow updating while in the bios (OEM PC's) see this link on how to make a bootable CD to flash the bios.

http://www.biosflash.com/e/bios-boot-cd.htm

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