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Re: Firmware Updates

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 64.28.152.131] on November 06, 2007 09:21 PM
Many firmware upgrades for say the PC BIOS are often distributed as bootable images that can be burned to CD-Rom or copied to a USB memory stick and booted (usually they use something like FreeDOS for a low cost and small bootable OS).

For things like DVD drives, some vendors do this, some don't and you may have to put the drive in another PC temporarily.

I have heard of windows bootable Live CDs (like a windows version of Knoppix). Something like
http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/ might work for that as well.

--Neil.

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