Instructions for iFlash BIOS files
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The iFlash BIOS Update BIOS files can update the BIOS from a bootable CD-ROM, bootable USB flash drive, or other bootable USB media. This download also provides the necessary files for Intel® Integrator Toolkit.
See other BIOS update methods.
All BIOS update files for Intel® Desktop Boards are available from the Intel Download Center.
iFlash2 update with CD-ROM or USB device
Use this method if the files are too large to fit on a disk or if the desktop board does not include disk drive support. You need a CD or a USB device, such as a USB flash drive thumb or external hard drive.
Download and save the IFlash BIOS Files to a temporary directory.
Double-click the *.ZIP to extract necessary files.
Copy the .BIO file and IFLASH2.EXE to a bootable CD or USB device.
Boot the target computer to DOS.
At the appropriate directory prompt for the CD-ROM drive or USB flash drive, type IFLASH /pf XXX.BIO /rb (where XXX.BIO is the file name) to launch the BIOS update process. Follow all prompts.
Creating a bootable USB device
Making a USB flash device into a bootable drive is not as simple as creating bootable disks. See the documentation provided by the manufacturer of your USB device on how to create a bootable USB device. Additionally, check any of the following websites for tips on creating bootable USB devices. Intel is unable to help with the creation of bootable devices.
You can also search for other resources on the web for creating bootable USB devices. Search for “How to create bootable USB drives."
Creating a bootable CD
Creating a bootable CD is not as simple as creating bootable disks. Check any of the following websites for tips on creating bootable CDs. Intel is unable to assist with the creation of bootable devices.
You can also search for more resources on the web for creating bootable CDs. Search for “How to create a bootable CD."