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Driver Details

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XPS8500,VOSTRO470 BIOS
XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A09 BIOS for Windows 8
Release Date 10/12/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: A09

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

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

A09.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: 7MB

Previous Versions

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Description

XPS 8500,VOSTRO 470 A09 BIOS for Windows 8

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
Vostro 470 (Mid 2012)
XPS 8500 (Early 2012)
Operating Systems
BIOS

Applies to

  • Dell XPS 8500 / Vostro 470

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Fix that BIOS will show no boot device when booting into Windows 8 without keyboard attached. 2. Update ePSA to 4220.10. 3. Fix M117N graphics card can't enable secure boot and UEFI boot menu show half logo in screen. 4. Fix RTC wakeup function will fail after AC lose. 5. Fix Some PCIE1X cards can't be detected 6. Update IvyBridge UEFI video BIOS to 3.0.14.1015. 7. Update SandyBridge UEFI video BIOS to 2.0.35.1018.

Installation instructions

            
1. Boot into Windows.
2. Copy A09.EXE onto your desktop.
3. Execute A09.EXE by double click it.
4. Click Update when BIOS Update Program dialogbox pop up.
5. Make sure you don't interrupt the update process.
6. Do not turn off power or disconnect AC power source before update complete.
7. Press Yes to confirm the BIOS version you want to update and to start BIOS Update process.
8. Press Yes and then system will restart after BIOS update complete.            
        

Checksum

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MD5:
8237a41b5f69c78610dcc02d71c0081c
A09.EXE
SHA1:
6b5efd3c2e6cde97ddd410efe2b8792d2d37f522
A09.EXE
SHA-256:
b3115c54e467e52220ec3133f80ee517225b6530c145537e6e4b20ac269468b8
A09.EXE

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