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Dell Inspiron 1320 System BIOS, A05
Release Date 9/30/2010
Importance: Recommended
Version: A05

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

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

1320A05-32.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: 2MB

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

1320A05-64.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

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

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).

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 1320
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Inspiron 1320 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Performance Enhancement. The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems: 1. Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 2. Microsoft Windows 7 The BIOS update please run as administrator. 1320A05_V64.exe for Windows 64-bit operating system. 1320A05_V32.exe for Windows 32-bit operating system.

Installation instructions

            
Installation Instructions

The file 1320A05-32.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 1320A05-32.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 1320A05-64.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 1320A05-64.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 1320A05-64.exe to a bootable floppy.
    2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
    3. Run the file by typing Y:\1320A05-64.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

Checksum

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MD5:
76f97281d51cdefdcc416b308ce08096
1320A05-32.exe
SHA1:
Not Available
1320A05-32.exe
SHA-256:
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1320A05-32.exe

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