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Dell Latitude CP tC/iR System BIOS, A11
Latitude CPt C / CPi R FlashBIOS Version A11
Release Date 7/5/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A11 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: 856KB

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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: 333KB

Previous Versions

<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A10</li></ul>
3/28/2001 5:38:20 PM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A09</li></ul>
2/23/2001 11:06:48 AM
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A08</li></ul>
12/5/2000 9:49:27 AM


Latitude CPt C / CPi R FlashBIOS Version A11

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 R
Latitude CPt
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude CP tC/iR System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following updates were made to the A10 BIOS to create A11: Issues Fixed: 1. Fixed issue in which some newer batteries may stop charging when they are inserted into a system with another battery present while an AC adapter is attached. 2. Fixed issue in which some newer batteries may stop charging when an AC adapter is attached while 2 batteries are in the system. 3. Fixed issue in which some newer batteries may stop charging in a system with 2 batteries when the system switches from charging one battery to the other.

Installation instructions

This is a self-extracting file that contains the A11 System BIOS for the Latitude CPt C / CPi R-Series notebook. After downloading, run the CPCR-
A11.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 BIOS.            


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