Download the BIOSReflash the BIOS using a floppy disk Reflash the BIOS with a bootable CDReflash the BIOS using Win Flash Community Q&A BIOS is short for basic input-output system.It is a set of electronic instructions stored on a chip inside your desktop or laptop.Everything booted up in a breeze however my main problem all started when I tried to install Windows Vista.At the beginning of the installation it told me that my CD/DVD Rom required a driver to continue the installation.Then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files.Follow the instructions to create a set of floppy diskettes.Dell's BIOS Flash Update Program does support flashing from within Windows but the failure rate is high. You can also create a bootable memory key with the flash update program on it. It does not contain emm386 or himem which could compromise the BIOS update. I will assume that you have already downloaded the necessary AND correct BIOS update program. Start up Nero Burning ROM program and choose "New Compilation". On the Boot tab, select "Image file" as the source and Browse to where you saved the file
For example, Crucial M4's firmware update seems to be fairly simple: install the OS and then just run the update utility.(there's the option of using a different installer with USB but no reason to choose that when the previous method is simpler... Unless of course, there's some technical problems)However, for OCZ SSDs firmware update toolbox requires the OS to not run from the SSD.Or can I connect the SSD to my laptop using some kind of cable, update the firmware there, and stick it in my computer and then proceed to install my freash Windows? I read some people recommending mirroring the OS onto another HDD but that seems to be the most complicated way to do this AND it requires a separate software. Sorry if I'm not being clear, I'm almost completely clueless when it comes to SSD.Hopefully ye experts will be able to understand my gibberish lol.Click Here to see an example of what version to download.It is very important that you download the correct file.