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Dell Latitude D505 System BIOS, A11
Dell Latitude D505 A11 System BIOS
Release Date 11/8/2006
Importance: Recommended
Version: A11

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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: 602KB

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Dell Latitude D505 A11 System BIOS

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).


Latitude D505
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude D505 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Internal BIOS Release Notes Systems: Latitude D505 Series Version: A11 Release Date: 11/3/2006 VBIOS Version: 1235 A11 = A10 + following modifications =================================== Issues Fixed: ============= 1. Video output to external display devices fixed. 2. BIOS legacy USB support improved. 3. Add support for Vista(tm) BIOS flash. The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems: 1. Microsoft Windows XP

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions

The file D505_A11.EXE 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.

    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.

    1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled D505_A11.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.


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