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Driver Details

Release Date 4/30/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: A09

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File Format: Windows/DOS Download File Download File
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Description: This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 5MB

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Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

1. Please note that if the A05 or after A05 BIOS and before A07 is currently installed on your system you must first update to A07 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS. 2. Please note that if the A02 or before A02 BIOS is currently installed on your system, you must first update to A03 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS.


Precision M6600
Operating Systems

Applies to


Installation instructions

Download file to Desktop

The  file M6600A09.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.

Click Download now.The File Download window appears.

Click the Save button.The Save As window appears.

Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

Click the Save button.A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded. 

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled M6600A09.EXE.The Dell BIOS Flash window appears 

Click the Continue button.The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears. 

Click the OK button.The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.

Run the BIOS update utility from  DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the  DOS system files. 

Copy the file M6600A09.EXE to a bootable floppy.

Boot from the floppy to the  DOS prompt.

Run the file by typing Y:\M6600A09.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).            


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