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Dell OptiPlex System BIOS, A11
Optiplex GX150 A11 System BIOS
Release Date 2/1/2005
Importance: Optional
Version: A11

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

BR89211.exe

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: 521KB

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

R89211.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 2MB

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

GX150A11.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: 334KB

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Description

Optiplex GX150 A11 System BIOS

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
OptiPlex GX150
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • OPTIPLEX 330 SYSTEM BIOS
  • OptiPlex System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following changes have been made to BIOS rev A10 to create A11: 1. Update NIC hotkey processing.

Installation instructions

            

Custom Instructions for GX150A11.exe: Non-Packaged Creating the disk: NOTE: This procedure requires one blank bootable, formatted 3.5-inch floppy disk; label the disk BIOS. 1. When the File Download window appears, click “Save this program to disk”. 2. Choose “Desktop” as the location. 3. Click “Ok”. 4. After the file has finished copying files, click “Close”. 5. Press the “Windows” + “M” keys at the same time to minimize all the open windows. 6. Insert the blank bootable formatted 3.5-inch floppy disk. 7. Right-click the copy of the file, point to “Send To”, click “3 1/2 Floppy (a)”, and then skip to the section Flashing the BIOS below. Flashing the BIOS: NOTICE: Changing the system BIOS may result in unintended side affects, such as incompatibility of the new BIOS with installed hardware. If problems arise after a BIOS change, it may be necessary to return the system to the original version of the BIOS. 1. If you are flashing the BIOS on a portable computer, be sure that the AC adapter is plugged in and the computer is not operating on battery power. 2. Ensure that the Flash BIOS disk is inserted into the floppy disk drive. 3. Click the “Start” button, click “Shut Down”, click “Restart”, and then click “Ok”. The computer should restart and boot to the floppy disk. NOTE: If the flash BIOS program does not start, and you see only an A:\ prompt, refer to the instructions from the Dell File Library page for the BIOS update or to the Readme.txt instructions. Generally, you will type the name of the executable flash BIOS file such as BGX1_A10.exe for BIOS version A10 on the OptiPlex™ series system. A Press any key to continue prompt appears. 4. Press the “Enter” key. A Press Y to replace old BIOS with new BIOS prompt appears. 5. Press the “Y” key. NOTICE: Do not interrupt the system during this process. Please refrain from pressing any keys on the keyboard, moving the mouse, or interrupting power to the system. Failure to do so could result in damage to the system BIOS. When the computer has finished updating the BIOS, a Flash program successful. Press any key to reboot prompt appears. 6. Remove the floppy disk and press the “Enter” key. 7. The computer will now restart with the new revision of the BIOS installed. The boot screen will indicate the BIOS version. If you encounter device or resource errors after flashing the system BIOS, enter the System Setup, clear the NVRAM and restore the system defaults. For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Articles: · FA1035264 Title "How do I restore setup defaults on my Dell OptiPlex system?" FA1035227 Title "How do I clear NVRAM on my Dell OptiPlex system?" Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR89211.exe Download 1. Click Download Now, to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop. Hard Drive Floppy Disk Creation 1. Get 1 blank, formatted floppy disks. 2. Double-click the new icon (it looks like a floppy diskette) on the desktop. The Self-Extractor window appears. 3. Click Setup. An black MS-DOS window appears with a message indicating that you need 1 floppy diskettes. 4. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears prompting you to insert a blank floppy diskette. 5. Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive. 6. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears indicating that all data on the disk will be erased. 7. Press the [y] key and then press the [ENTER] key. The files are copied to the flopp

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