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Driver Details

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Dell Server Custom BIOS, A04
OEM Ready 850, BIOS, A04
Release Date 7/25/2007
Importance: Recommended
Version: A04

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: ISO Image Download File Download File
File Name:

OEMR-850-A04-BIOSe.iso

Description: This file contains an ISO image used to create a CDROM. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then create a CD using your preferred CD burning software.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1MB

File Format: Rel-Notes-Text Download File Download File
File Name:

8041A04e.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 3KB

Previous Versions

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Description

OEM Ready 850, BIOS, A04

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).

Important Information

Dell logo/names has been removed from the BIOS splash screen and the BIOS setup screen. Everything else is identical to the Dell PE850 A04 BIOS.

Compatibility

Systems
External OEMR 850
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • INFO,NSRS,SET AHCI,OPTI
  • Server Custom BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

* Fixed issue where Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 98 DOS CD does not boot from USB CD-ROM drive. * Fixed incorrect reporting of last boot device number when booting to the Utility partition or doing a PXE boot. * Fixed Multi-processor table entries when PCI-to-PCI bridge cards are installed. * Fixed a system password security issue. * Fixed issue where Thermal Monitor 2 was disabled for Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 631 3.0GHz Processors. * Fixed issue where the Front Side Bus speed could be reported incorrectly. * Changed BIOS Setup help message for password status. * Applied Intel PCI-HUB (PXH-V) recommended programming updates required when two or more PCI cards are installed. * Added Intel Pentium 4 and Intel Pentium D Processor on 65 nm process D0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=07h)

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for 8041A04e.exe:

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Update the name of the file to DOS recognizable format (8.3). If you do not update the filename to 8.3 format, the filename will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the file to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the executable under DOS. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.
Instructions for 8041A04e.txt:

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.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
   The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.

Instructions for OEMR-850-A04-BIOSe.exe


NOTE: In order to create this diskette, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows.  

Download 

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 

Installation 

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file. 
2. Run the executable file by double-clicking on the icon. 
3. Click the Setup button. 
4. Follow the directions to create the FlashBIOS update diskette. 
5. Insert the created FlashBIOS update diskette in the target system. 
6. Reboot the system. 
7. When prompted, press the Y key to execute the FlashBIOS update. 
8. Remove the diskette and reboot system. 


Instructions for OEMR-850-A04-BIOSe.iso:

NOTE: In order to use this file, you need a CD-R or CD-RW and appropriate software to create a CD from the downloaded image 

Download 

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 

Installation 

1. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD from the downloaded .ISO file. 


BIOS update instructions

1. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive.
2. Boot the system to the CD-ROM.
3. Follow the screen instructions to complete the BIOS update.            
        

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