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Dell Inspiron 640m/E1405 System BIOS, A10
Inspiron 640m A10 System BIOS This update includes critical microcode updates from Intel
Release Date 4/11/2007
Importance: Urgent
Version: A10

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

MX61_A10.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: 755KB

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Description

Inspiron 640m A10 System BIOS This update includes critical microcode updates from Intel

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Important Information

This update includes critical microcode updates from Intel

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 640M
Inspiron E1405
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Inspiron 640m/E1405 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements: 1. This update includes critical microcode updates from Intel. 2. Update support for Dell Wireless 1505. 3. Fixed Hard Drive Security vulnerability if Admin or System password is not set.

Installation instructions

            
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 MX61_A10.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 MX61_A10.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 MX61_A10.EXE to a bootable floppy.
  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\MX61_A10.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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