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Dell Vostro 230 BIOS, 1.4.0
Vostro 230 1.4.0 System BIOS
Release Date 2/16/2011
Importance: Optional
Version: 1.4.0

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Vostro 230 1.4.0 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.


Vostro 230
Vostro 230s
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Vostro 230 BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell Inc. Copyright (C) 2010, All Rights reserved. Systems: Dell Vostro 230 Version: 1.4.0 Build Date: 12/09/2010 Fixes/Enhancements: ================================================= 1. Update CPU microcode. 2. Update PXE ROM.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for JL-140.exe:

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

  1. Download file to Desktop
  2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Download file to Desktop
The file JL-140.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.
  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.
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.
Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled JL-140.EXE.
    The Update BIOS window appears
  2. Click the Update button.
    System will start to update BIOS.
  3. After update process is ended, the message Update successful!It will take effect after reboot!Reboot now? appears.
  4. Click the Yes button.
    The system will restart
Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)

NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
  1. Copy the file JL-140.EXE to a bootable USB key.
  2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\JL-140.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).


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