If you fit into this category then it is recommended to use the method provided by them. You can also try your luck with the flashrom project (more on flashrom below).If you know what you are doing, are feeling daring, or just want to know a little more about this topic, then continue reading.Note: HP users may download Windows BIOS updater from HP website, extract *file and locate ISO image for burning to a CD. To use the biosdisk utility to create a BIOS flash image, first download the latest raw BIOS image for your system from your manufacturer's website.Using CD, upgrade is possible from BIOS menu using 'Firmware Upgrade' without using below tools. Make sure however, that you always get the BIOS executable and NOT the Windows executable.
It IS a multi-step process but it's not really difficult.See your particular BIOS vendor's web site for these files and for more information on the commands you will to need to use to begin the flashing process.In other words, read what your BIOS vendor has to say about flashing. Flashing your BIOS is a potentially dangerous activity that can render your motherboard (and computer, for that matter) inoperable.Most manufacturers provide a Windows executable or a BIOS executable that can only be run under Windows.However, there are a few utilities, that allow you to upgrade your system BIOS under Linux.