Flash upgrade on soltek FRN2-L frozen !?

Hot-swapping and Boot-Block flash & Boot block flash and floppy support
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I have just purchased a Soltek FRN2-L(nforce 2,award bios) board, and i
wanted to flash the bios from 1.1 to 1.4.(needed
Barton/200Mhz FSB support). I made a MS-DOS disk in WinXP, copied
the awdflash.exe and the bios file to the disk(i
checked it for errors twice in windows) and booted
from the floppy.

I ran awdflash as specified in the manual, and the
flashing process started but after writing&verifying 3
times it just stopped, giving a weird sound from the
floppy drive. I suspect the floppy disk has failed

Is there a way to exit the awdflash program so i can
try again without rebooting, or anything else i can
do?(i assume rebooting is a really bad idea).

I have a "screenshot" of it here:

I read somewhere about hotflashing the bios using another computer, is this generally safe for the assisting computer ?

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