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Dell Latitude CP/CPi System BIOS, A12
Latitude CPi FlashBIOS A12
Release Date 12/14/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A12

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Latitude CPi FlashBIOS A12

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
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude CP/CPi System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following updates were made to the A11 BIOS to create A12: Enhancements: 1. Optimized the battery charging algorithm.

Installation instructions

This is a self-extracting file that contains the A12 System BIOS for the Latitude CPi notebook. After downloading, run the LCPI-A12.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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