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Dell XPS M1530 System BIOS, A08
XPS M1530 System BIOS
Release Date 3/25/2008
Importance: Urgent
Version: A08 See Previous Versions

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File Format: Windows/DOS Download File Download File
File Name:

1530_A08.EXE

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: 1MB

Previous Versions

A07
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A07</li></ul>
2/21/2008 9:32:42 PM

Description

XPS M1530 System BIOS

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Compatibility

Systems
XPS M1530 (M1530, Late 2007)
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • XPS M1530 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell Inc. Copyright (C) 2008, All Rights reserved. www.dell.com BIOS Release Notes Systems: Dell XPS 1530 Series Version: A08 Build Date: 03/21/2008 Enhancements =============================================================================== 1. Added support for new Optical Drives. 2. Support newer version of Intel processor. 3. Improve touchpad performance.

Installation instructions

            
Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

  1. Download file to Desktop
  2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Download file to Desktop
The file 1530_A08.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.
  1. Click Download now.
    The File Download window appears.
  2. Click the Save button.
    The Save As window appears.
  3. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.
  4. Click the Save button.
    A progress meter moves as the download is completed.
  5. 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
  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 1530_A08.EXE.
    The Dell BIOS Flash window appears
  2. Click the Continue button.
    The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.
  3. 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.
  1. Copy the file 1530_A08.EXE to a bootable floppy.
  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\1530_A08.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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