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Driver Details

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Dell Server System BIOS, A08
PowerEdge 400SC, BIOS, A08
Release Date: 10/5/2004
Importance: Optional
Version: A08

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

BR86310.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: 589KB

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

R86310.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: 479KB

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

PE400A08.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: 491KB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

PowerEdge 400SC, BIOS, A08

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
PowerEdge 400SC
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • Server System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

The following changes have been made to the A07 to create the A08: 1. Added support for new Pentium 4 processors. 2. Fixed Quick Boot menu when no bootable drives are selected in SETUP. 3. Fix to the utility partition search code. 4. Improved keyboard test when booting from Hibernate. 5. Fixed possible hang after unplugging and re-plugging USB hubs. 6. Increased USB keyboard wait time to allow all USB devices being enumerated. 7. PXE Code Update. 8. Prevent false MCE errors from causing "bad CPU" error in POST. 9. Fix the Performance Processor detection/enabling. 10. Added error check for 1394 memory base programming. 13. Disable /Enable PCI transaction timeout timer for slow PCI cards. 14. Fixed potential Memory Size Change Error on startup.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for PE400A08.EXE: 

BIOS Soft Instructions:


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

Flashing the BIOS:
1. Browse the location where you have downloaded the file and double click the new file to run the BIOS flash program.
2. The BIOS flash utility window appears, click continue. 
3. When the BIOS flash utility has completed you will be prompted to restart you computer. Click Yes. 
4. BIOS flash Compete.

Custom Instructions for BR86310.exe: 

release Instructions:

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

Disk Creation:
1. Browse the location where you downloaded the file and double click the new file to create the diskette set.
2. Insert a blank diskette then click Continue.
3. When prompted, repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the diskette set.  Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1.
4. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, click Finish.

Installation:
1. Insert the first (or the only) disk of the set into the floppy drive.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and the click OK.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Custom Instructions for R86310.EXE: 

ZipPack Instructions:

For Advanced Users:

Download 
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file. 
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement. 
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive. 
 
Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package 
2. Click Continue. 
3. Specify the location to upzip the files. 
4. Click on the OK button to extract files. 
5. After a few seconds a dialog box will appear that says that all files were successfully unzipped. Click OK to exit from the installer. 
 
Installation: 
1. A window will open with all files extracted. 
2. Double click on the PE400A08.EXE
3. A window will appear click continue.
4. When the BIOS Flash Utility completes click Yes or reboot to restart your computer.            
        

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