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Dell Inspiron 1564 System BIOS, A10
BIOS Feature Enhanced: 1. DF388908 : Long run test for S4, will show BSOD 9F in battery only.(fail rate 20%) 2. DF340035 : MP: "BIOS Post (Seconds) " in Velocity test fail. (about 0.2 second) 3. Behavior : [Arrandale] Processor, CPU Signature 20655h ¡V Microcode Update (MCU)Revision 00000002h 4. Bug : Update VBIOS BR037829.001 for Park 5. Bug : Update VBIOS BR37859.001 for M92LP 6. Bug : Check EC idle flag in ASL code. 7. Utility : D0 token : EDID information for utility 8. Remove behavior : Disable USB before flashing (remove behavior) EC Feature Enhanced: 1. Behavior : for EC idle flag.
Release Date 7/13/2010
Importance: Recommended
Version: A10

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Non-Packaged Download File Download File
File Name:

1564A10_win.exe

Description: This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 7MB

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

FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A10.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: 6MB

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Description

BIOS Feature Enhanced: 1. DF388908 : Long run test for S4, will show BSOD 9F in battery only.(fail rate 20%) 2. DF340035 : MP: "BIOS Post (Seconds) " in Velocity test fail. (about 0.2 second) 3. Behavior : [Arrandale] Processor, CPU Signature 20655h ¡V Microcode Update (MCU)Revision 00000002h 4. Bug : Update VBIOS BR037829.001 for Park 5. Bug : Update VBIOS BR37859.001 for M92LP 6. Bug : Check EC idle flag in ASL code. 7. Utility : D0 token : EDID information for utility 8. Remove behavior : Disable USB before flashing (remove behavior) EC Feature Enhanced: 1. Behavior : for EC idle flag.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

Flashing BIOS A10 will make BIOS setup loading default.

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 15 (1564)
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Inspiron 1564 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Bug : Update VBIOS BR037829.001 for Park Bug : Update VBIOS BR37859.001 for M92LP

Installation instructions

            
Installation Instructions

The file 1564A10_win.exe is using the Hard Drive format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environments.

    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.

    1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 1564A10_win.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.

    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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A10.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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A10.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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A10.exe to a bootable floppy.
    2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
    3. Run the file by typing Y:\FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A10.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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