To prepare bootable USB image on Windows* based machine
Download and extract bios-update.zip from
Insert thumb drive into USB socket (ensure you don't have any other USB mass storage devices connected).
Open up a DOS or Command Window and run ImUpdate.exe
- select Target - desired disk (by letter/size).
- select Source image - 128MBDOS.img.
Press Start Restore to proceed.
Wait until completion - "Finished" will appear under Messages.
Take out thumb drive and insert it again. It should now be assigned a drive letter.
Copy SFlash16.exe to the root directory on the thumb drive.
Download and extract the latest BIOS: When this article was published the August 31st 2009 file could be found at http://www.fit-pc2.com/download/bios/090831.zip
Copy the xxxxxxxx.ROM file to the root directory on the thumb drive.
To Update BIOS
Insert thumb drive and power on the box. Press F2 during boot to enter CMOS Setup Utility
- Set 1st boot priority to USB KEY
- Save and exit
PC will boot to DOS from the thumb drive.
- Type SFlash16.exe <ROM file name> /Force
Wait until completion - a message "Flash memory has been successfully programmed" will appear.
Power off the system and power it back on.
This article is based on information from "http://fit-pc2.com/wiki/index.php?title=BIOS_Update"