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Dell Vostro Windu Intel BIOS, A02
Release Date 9/19/2011
Importance: Recommended
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: 10MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

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).


Vostro 330 (Early 2011)
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Vostro Windu Intel BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell Inc. Copyright (C) 2011, All Rights reserved. BIOS Release Notes =================================================================== =================================================================== Systems: Dell Vostro 330 Version: A02 Build Date: 08/24/2011 Fixes/Enhancements: 1.Patch support to Seagate SATA 6Gb/s HDD.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for V330A02.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 V330A02.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 NOTE: Please make sure all the Windows drivers are installed correctly in Device Manager before BIOS update. Sometimes, the update may take lots of minutes(10 minutes or more), please be patient.
  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled V330A02.EXE.
    The Update BIOS window appears
  2. Click the Update button.
    System will start to update the BIOS.
    After BIOS update, the message Update successful!It will take effect after reboot! Reboot now? appears.
  3. Click the Yes button.
    The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.
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. Sometimes, the update may take lots of minutes(10 minutes or more), please be patient.
  1. Copy the file V330A02.EXE to a bootable USB key.
  2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\V330A02.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).


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