Make sure however, that you always get the BIOS executable and NOT the Windows executable.
Warning: Flashing motherboard BIOS is a dangerous activity that can render your motherboard inoperable!
While the author of this article has successfully run this procedure many times, your mileage may vary. You may want to consider updating microcode instead if it is supported by your system. 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.
The best way to find out is to either check documentation for your CD-Writer or just try creating a bootable CD and see if it works.
You also need to make sure you force a boot to the CD when your computer starts up.
Hi Wayne Maxdata my PC supplier said I needed to update my BIOS before I could install my new CPU and I did try to install CPU without it and when PC restarted it went into a loop checking CD drive and floppy drive (which I dont have) to find file A8VNMMAX. The MAX bit I assume has something to do with the fact my PC is a MAXData?