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Dell Latitude CPi A System BIOS, A15
Latitude CPi A FlashBIOS Version A15
Release Date 12/14/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A15 See Previous Versions

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
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Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1MB

File Format: Non-Packaged Download File Download File
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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: 334KB

File Format: Plain-Text Download File Download File
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Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 39KB

Previous Versions

<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A14</li></ul>
7/5/2001 5:24:04 PM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A13</li></ul>
7/5/2001 5:24:04 PM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A12</li></ul>
3/28/2001 5:36:45 PM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A11</li></ul>
2/23/2001 1:36:19 PM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A10</li></ul>
12/11/2000 4:34:15 PM


Latitude CPi A FlashBIOS Version A15

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

For systems using Windows 98 version 4.10.1998, the RUN_ME.REG utility available on this diskette should be installed before upgrading to this BIOS. Installing this utility will prevent Windows 98 version 4.10.1998 from converting to ACPI mode when hardware detection is performed. See README.TXT, included on this diskette, for more details. *** Please Note *** This utility has been updated. All Windows 98 version 4.10.1998 users are encouraged to install this utility, even if they have previously installed an earlier version.


Latitude CPi A
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude CPi A System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following updates were made to the A14 BIOS to create A15: Enhancements: 1. Optimized the battery charging algorithm.

Installation instructions

This is a self-extracting file that contains the A15 System BIOS for the Latitude CPi A notebook. After downloading, run the CPIA-A15.EXE file from within Windows ONLY, and it will create the bootable BIOS disk. Reboot the system with this disk in the A: drive to flash the system.            


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