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Dell XPS 720 System BIOS, A03
Dimension XPS 720 A03 System BIOS
Release Date 8/31/2007
Importance: Recommended
Version: A03

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Description

Dimension XPS 720 A03 System BIOS

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).

Compatibility

Systems
XPS 720 Black
XPS 720 H2C
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • XPS 720 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

DELL Inc. BIOS RELEASE NOTES Copyright 2007 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. ***************************************************************************** System: Dell XPS 720 Version: A03 Release Date: 7/23/2007 1. Added support for new processors. 2. Update to chipset over-voltage support. 3. Added C1E support. 4. Modified our SERR enable\disable code.

Installation instructions

            
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 XPS720-A03.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 XPS720-A03.EXE.
    The Dell BIOS Flash window appears
  2. Click the Continue button.
    The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.
  3. Click the OK 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 DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
  1. Copy the file XPS720-A03.EXE to a bootable floppy.
  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\XPS720-A03.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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