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Dell Latitude CS System BIOS, Latitude CSx H System BIOS, A13
Latitude CS FlashBIOS Version A13
Release Date 12/14/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A13

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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: 849KB

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: 341KB

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: 29KB

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Latitude CS FlashBIOS Version A13

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 CS R
Latitude CSx H
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude CS System BIOS
  • Latitude CSx H System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following updates were made to the A12 BIOS to create A13: Enhancements: 1. Optimized the battery charging algorithm.

Installation instructions

This is a self-extracting file that contains the A13 System BIOS for the Latitude CS Series notebook. After downloading, run the LCS-A13.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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