|Why is it that when something goes wrong with a computer people immediately stump for the least likely culprit when there is a myriad of other far more likely causes.|
What makes you thing that you need to flash the BIOS?
What have you done to make a BIOS flash necessary?
The fact that the computer even starts load Windows is a good indication that there is nothing wrong with the BIOS.
You problems lie elsewhere, possibly faulty memory or a faulty hard disk. Certainly not the BIOS.
What you do need though is a bootable CD to do anything, but not to flash the BIOS.