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Subscribe to receive Dell Driver and Firmware Update notifications

In order to ensure optimal performance and stability for your Dell system, it is important to be aware of the latest updates available for the drivers and firmware.

There are several systems to do this as explained in the article below.

Table of Contents

  1. Update Notifications

  2. Repository Manager

  3. Additional Information on Dell System Management tools

1. Update Notifications

Note: To access this information, you should create a Dell account on MyAccount, using your email details or by linking to a social media account such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+.
  • Dell Technical Update Notifications are a great way to get information on releases as soon as they become public.

  • You can subscribe for Email notifications and RSS feeds.

  • From the Dell Support page, you will find both notification options for Drivers and Firmware updates with the following steps:

    1. Go to your local Dell website

    2. Click on Support in the top menu and then on Support By Product (Figure 1 below (English only)).
      Alternatively, you can go directly to the Product Support Page.
      Figure 1. : Dell Webpage - Support by Product

    3. Enter your Service Tag if you haven't already done so. Alternatively, you can choose from all products.

    4. On the Product Support page, click on the Drivers and Downloads tab in the left hand menu (Figure 2 below (English only)).
      Drivers and downloads tab
      Figure 2 : Drivers and Downloads tab

    5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and you will see the Update Notification section.

    6. Click on the arrow to open the submenu (Figure 3 below (English only)).
      Figure 3 : Email Subscription and RSS Feed

  • For specifics and additional links to many interesting RSS connection points, visit the TechCenter RSS Feeds page (Only English) on the Dell Community Web Site.

2. Dell Repository Manager

  • Finally, the Repository Manager is a tool for updating your Dell Server with Drivers and Firmware.

  • The tool can also pole the Dell Web site for up to the minute updates which have been added to the site.

  • Repository Manager information is available here: Dell Repository Manager (Only English)

3. Additional information

A lot of information on drivers and firmware is available on the Dell Support Site under the Drivers and Downloads section:

You will find additional information on the Dell Systems Management tools available at the following Dell sites:

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Article ID: SLN156799

Last Date Modified: 02/21/2017 08:14 AM

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