Formatting a bootable floppy in Win XP

  GRFT 09:30 16 Sep 05
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Prior to downloading a Bios upgrade from the Asus site a bootable floppy has to be created in DOS using Format A: /S, but in XP this results in an "invalid parameter" message. How do I get around this?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:37 16 Sep 05

Because XP DOS is not the same as the old DOS 6.22 or 98 DOS)that the old windows systems used the /s will not copy system files to the floppy.

Download a boot disk from click here

  Grantrh 09:48 16 Sep 05

try this

click here to create a boot disk

then swap the disks over and flash your bios.

  GRFT 12:52 16 Sep 05

Thank you very much, that's what I really expected; but strange that Asus doesn't mention that.
I can get a friend to create one on his 98se.

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