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Dell Insprion Desktop 545/545s system BIOS, A12
Inspiron 545/545s A12 bios Release
Release Date 12/2/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: A12

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

I545-A12.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: 728KB

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Description

Inspiron 545/545s A12 bios Release

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

Inspiron 545/545s A12 BIOS Release

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 545
Inspiron 545s
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Insprion Desktop 545/545s system BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhanced Display and USB key support.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for I545-A12.EXE:

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 I545-A12.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 I545-A12.EXE.
    The Update BIOS window appears
  2. Click the Update button.
    The message Updating BIOS. Please DO NOT POWER OFF! appears. BIOS update will begin.
  3. After BIOS update complete, the WinFlash window appears to tell you "Update successful". Click Yes button. The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.
Run the BIOS update utility from DOS or DRMK environment (Non-Windows users)

NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS or DRMK USB Memory Key. This executable file does not create the DOS or DRMK system files. The free size of the bootable DOS or DRMK USB Memory Key should be larger than 15 Mega Bytes.
  1. Copy the file I545-A12.EXE to a bootable USB Memory Key.
  2. Boot from the USB Memory Key to the DOS or DRMK prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\I545-A12.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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