Create a Bootable FreeDOS USB Drive on Windows

September 9, 2009 by · 12 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, windows 

Why a Bootable USB Drive?

Most computers sold these days don't have a 3.5" floppy drive, yet many computer manufacturers still only provide BIOS flash utilities that require booting to a DOS environment. Luckily there is a free version of DOS called FreeDOS and a utility called UNetbootin to the rescue. Using these two free programs you can create a bootable USB drive that will enable you to flash your BIOS. Read more

Create a Bootable FreeDOS USB Drive on Linux With UNetbootin

September 1, 2009 by · 12 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

I've previously shown how to create a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu and FreeDOS. While the technique in that post is educational, there is a much easier way. Use UNetbootin to do the work for you. Read more