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Dell ME051 System BIOS, A08
Dell ME051 FlashBIOS Version A08
Release Date 5/16/2006
Importance: Optional
Version: A08

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File Format: Plain-Text Download File Download File
File Name:

ME051A08.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 4KB

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Description

Dell ME051 FlashBIOS Version A08

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.

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 1300
Inspiron B120
Inspiron B130
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • ME051 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

BIOS Release Notes ================== Systems: Dell ME051 Series Version: A08 Build Date: 4/27/2006 Intel 915GM/910GML Graphics Video BIOS version 1219 Issues Fixed: ============= 1. Fix 1266 DellDiag tool will test fail issue.

Installation instructions

            




Bios_Win_exe  the hard drive format



Installation Instructions

The file ME051A08.txt 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.

  6. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled ME051A08.txt.
    The Dell Bios Txt window appears

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 ME051A08.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 ME051A08.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 ME051A08.EXE to a bootable floppy.
  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\ME051A08.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

Checksum

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MD5:
17b112eff41896c2c1cc13debab2a7ca
ME051A08.txt
SHA1:
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ME051A08.txt
SHA-256:
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ME051A08.txt

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