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Dell 32-bit Diagnostics Utility Partition Contents Upgrade Tool, v.UpUpdate.A1246, A1246
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1246 Utility Partition Upgrade Tool
Release Date 2/22/2005
Importance: Optional
Version: UpUpdate.A1246,A1246

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

ddup1246.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 2MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1246 Utility Partition Upgrade Tool

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

If a system has more than 4GB of memory installed, the configuration data display for the memory module will not report the memory size properly.

Compatibility

Systems
Dimension 2400
Dimension 3000
Dimension 4600
Dimension 4700
Dimension 8400
Inspiron 1000
Inspiron 9100
Latitude 100L
Latitude D505
Latitude D600
Latitude D800
OptiPlex GX270
OptiPlex GX270n
OptiPlex GX280
OptiPlex GX60
OptiPlex GX60n
OptiPlex SX280
Precision 370
Precision 450
Precision 470
Precision 650
Precision 670
Precision M60
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 3
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 4
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • 32-bit Diagnostics Utility Partition Contents Upgrade Tool

Fixes & Enhancements

DellDiag.exe has been enhanced to support new systems.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for ddup1246.exe:

Updating the contents of a Utility Partition with ddup1246.exe

Download

1. Select HTTP for FTP as the file download location from which you want to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In window appears. 
4. From the Save In drop-down menu click to select Desktop and then click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.  A new icon appears on your desktop.
6. Close your browser to exit the www.support.dell.com web site.

Update the Utility Partition

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled ddup1224.exe.
2. The Dell Diagnostic Update dialog box will appear. Click on the Update button.
3. An information dialog box will appear. During the update procedure, please do not power down or close the diagnostic update utility. Click the OK button to start the update.
4. When the utility partition update has been completed, the "Succesfully installed diagnostic build 1246" dialog box will appear. Click the OK button.
5. The diagnostics on the utility partition have now been updated.

If you receive a dialog box with the message "Diagnostics update not necessary. You currently have the most recent diagnostics." and you wish to refresh the files, use the following steps.
1. On your desktop, create a shortcut to the file ddup1246.exe.
2. Select the shortcut and with the alternate mouse button, select the Properties.
3. In the Properties dialog box, select the Shortcut tab.
4. In the Target: field, add "-f" (without the quote marks) to the end of the command line.
5. Click the Apply button for the Properties change.
6. Click the OK button to close the Properties dialog box. 
7. Double-click the shortcut icon on the desktop.
8. The Dell Diagnostic Update dialog box will appear. Click on the Update button.
9. An information dialog box will appear. During the update procedure, please do not power down or close the diagnostic update utility. Click the OK button to start the update.
10. When the utility partition update has been completed, the "Succesfully installed diagnostic build 1246" dialog box will appear. Click the OK button.
11. The diagnostics on the utility partition have now been updated.            
        

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