How to make a bootable disk

Posted By : Giovanny of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 5, 2004

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How do I make a bootable floppy disc to instal bios upgrade on my computer? My CPU is a Athlon Palomino 1700+ and I need to upgrade my bios to use this chip at 133mhz. FSB.This SL-75KAV motherboard can only be upgraded in a pure DOS enviroment so I need to be able to boot from startup.

This question was answered on June 5, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

To create a Startup diskette:

1 Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel

In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs

In the Add/Remove Programs Properties dialog box, click the Startup Disk tab

Click Create Disk to create the Startup diskette

In some circumstances, you may be prompted to insert the Windows Me CD-ROM when you click Create Disk

When you are prompted, insert a formatted diskette into the floppy disc drive and then click OK to confirm that the contents of the diskette will be overwritten

When the Startup disk creation procedure is finished, remove the diskette from the floppy disc drive.

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Posted by Giovanny of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 5, 2004

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