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Note: These directions should only be performed by a professional. Make sure to have your AC adapter connected to ensure no loss of power during flashing. Flashing the BIOS has the potential to result in irreparable damage to your system if not performed correctly. Flashing using these directions is at your own risk.

Step 1:

Down the Adelie BIOS.

Step 2:

Identify flash drive to write bootable freedos image to containing BIOS image

sudo fdisk -l

Step 3:

Extract image using archive manager or similar program

Step 4:

cd to the folder containing your extract image and use dd to write to a flash drive.

sudo dd if=FreeDOS-1.1-memstick-2-2048M.img of=/dev/sdX

Replace sdX with whatever your flash drive is (see output from fdisk -l above)

Step 5:

On startup enter BIOS (F2)

Step 6:

Disable UEFI

Step 7:

Save and reboot

Step 8:

On reboot bring up boot menu (F7)

Step 9:

Select flash drive

Step 10:

Select load freedos without drivers from Freedos menu

Step 11:

Hit enter twice when prompted for date/time.. setting the date/time does not matter for flashing

Step 12:

Enter the command to get into the all directory:

cd all

Step 13:

run flashme.bat command (system will shut down when done):


Step 14:

Unplug the AC for 5-10 seconds

Step 15:

Power on the system and let it reboot once

Step 16:

Go into the BIOS (F2) and load the defaults

Step 17:

Disable UEFI again and select load freedos without drivers

Step 18:

Run ecflash.bat in ec folder