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Dell Latitude E6500 System BIOS
This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell Latitude E6500 System running the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS
Release Date 5/15/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: A27

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

E6500A27.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: 2MB

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Description

This package provides the BIOS Update on Dell Latitude E6500 System running the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS

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.

Compatibility

Systems
Latitude E6500
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Dell Latitude E6500

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enhanced Peryn CPU Micro code. - Enhanced IntelR TXT BIOS AC Module. - Enhanced support for Signed Firmware Updates. - The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems: 1. Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 2. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 3. Microsoft Windows 7

Installation instructions

            
Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format


Download file to Desktop

Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Run the BIOS update utility from  DOS environment (Non-Windows users)



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Download file to Desktop

The  file E6500A27.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.


Click Download File .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.

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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled E6500A27.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 E6500A27.EXE to a bootable floppy.

Boot from the floppy to the  DOS prompt.

Run the file by typing Y:\E6500A27.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).            
        

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MD5:
c0d76f226f2ac5cbdd228eb5d19c75c8
E6500A27.exe
SHA1:
a8ed85e569ef7d08dfabed955fc979408f036685
E6500A27.exe
SHA-256:
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E6500A27.exe

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