It is unlikely that anything will interrupt a BIOS update; however, if an interruption occurs, the BIOS could be damaged. Table 11 lists the drives and media types that can and cannot be used for BIOS recovery. The BIOS recovery media does not need to be made bootable.
Media Type (Note)
Can be used for BIOS recovery?
Hard disk drive (connected to SATA or USB)
CD/DVD drive (connected to USB)
USB flash drive
Supported file systems for BIOS recovery:
- NTFS (sparse, compressed, or encrypted files are not supported)
- ISO 9660