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Dell Server System BIOS, A02
PowerEdge SC420, BIOS, A02
Release Date 2/13/2006
Importance: Optional
Version: A02

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Description: This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 592KB

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PowerEdge SC420, BIOS, A02

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.


PowerEdge SC 420
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

The following changes were made to A01 to create A02: 1. Improved setup password entry 2. Corrected some setup text 3. Improved USB support 4. Updated SMBIOS to 2.3.4 5. Added support for newer CPUs 6. Improved IDE device detection 7. Improve PCI-Express error reporting 8. Added setup switch to disable some bus error reporting 9. Corrected memory serial number reporting 10. Improved support for PCI-Express bridge devices 11. Improved support for flashing within 64-bit OS's 12. Disallowed digits in the setup AM/PM field

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for sc420a02.exe: 

BIOS Soft Instructions:

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.            


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