Without an updated BIOS, newer hardware may not be able to function correctly.You can upgrade your BIOS without having an operating system installed. The Arch Linux Wiki says, "By far the easiest way to make a bootable Free DOS USB Stick is using unetbootin." So I did that.
wiki How's mission is to help people learn, and we really hope this article helped you.You can upgrade your BIOS by floppy disk, CD or flash drive. As your computer boots, press the correct key, which will be displayed on the initial boot screen, to access your BIOS. You can use a public computer or a friend or family member's computer.Your BIOS is determined by your motherboard manufacturer. The exact download location will vary based on the computer and motherboard manufacturer (see Resources).If there is only an installation file, copy it to a floppy disk, flash drive or CD.The first two are easier and will not require CD burning software.It's been a while but I recall making DOS boot CDs, you could look into that.