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Driver Details

Link
DELL,SW,BIOS,LAT,D531,A11,A11
DELL,SW,BIOS,LAT,D531,A11,A11
Release Date 1/1/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: A11

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Non-Packaged Download File Download File
File Name:

D531_A11.exe

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: 798KB

Previous Versions

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Description

DELL,SW,BIOS,LAT,D531,A11,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.

Compatibility

Systems
Latitude D531
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Installation instructions

            
Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format


Download file to Desktop

Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Run the BIOS update utility from  DOS environment (Non-Windows users)



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Download file to Desktop

The  file D531_A11.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.


Click Download now.The File Download window appears.

Click the Save button.The Save As window appears.

Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

Click the Save button.A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

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. 

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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled D531_A11.EXE.The Dell BIOS Flash window appears 

Click the Continue button.The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears. 

Click the OK button.The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.


Run the BIOS update utility from  DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the  DOS system files. 

Copy the file D531_A11.EXE to a bootable floppy.

Boot from the floppy to the  DOS prompt.

Run the file by typing Y:\D531_A11.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).            
        

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MD5:
0155790caf5b1fa31c90d17da5d33def
D531_A11.exe
SHA1:
b75d1658faef7502838a648fce7c4928d4a1dbd0
D531_A11.exe
SHA-256:
Not Available
D531_A11.exe

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