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Dell 32 Bit Diagnostics (Graphical User Interface version), A1257
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1257
Release Date: 9/29/2005
Importance: Optional
Version: A1257

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

CD125700.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 3MB

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

CZ125700.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 2MB

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

CDD1257.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 2MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1257

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.

Important Information

If a system has more than 4GB of memory installed, the configuration data display for the memory module will not report the memory size properly.

Compatibility

Systems
Dimension 2400
Dimension 3000
Dimension 4700
Dimension 5000
Dimension 5100
Dimension 5100C
Dimension 8400
Dimension 9100
Inspiron 1200
Inspiron 2200
Inspiron 500m
Inspiron 510m
Inspiron 6000
Inspiron 600m
Inspiron 700M
Inspiron 710M
Inspiron 8500
Inspiron 8600
Inspiron 8600c
Inspiron 9300
Inspiron XPS Gen 2
Latitude 110L
Latitude D410
Latitude D505
Latitude D510
Latitude D600
Latitude D610
Latitude D810
Latitude X1
OptiPlex 170L
OptiPlex 630
OptiPlex GX280
OptiPlex GX520
OptiPlex GX620
OptiPlex SX280
Precision 370
Precision 380
Precision 470
Precision 670
Precision M20
Precision M60
Precision M70
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 2
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 4
XPS/Inspiron M170
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • 32 Bit Diagnostics (Graphical User Interface version)

Fixes & Enhancements

DellDiag.exe has been enhanced to support new systems.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for CD125700.exe:

Diskette creation using CD125700.exe

Download

1. Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In window appears. 
4. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.  A new icon appears on your desktop.

Diskette Creation

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop.  The Self-Extractor window appears.
2. Click Setup.  An MS-DOS window appears with a message indicating how many diskettes you will need.
3. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears prompting you to insert a blank diskette. Insert a diskette into the drive.
4. Press the [ENTER] key.  A message appears indicating that all data on the disk will be erased.
5. Press the [y] key and then press the [ENTER] key. The files are copied to the diskette.  Once the files have been copied to the diskette a message appears prompting you to insert the next diskette.
6. Repeat steps 3 - 5 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1.
7. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, press the [ENTER] key and the MS-DOS window closes.

Running the Diagnostics

1. Insert the first diskette of the set into your diskette drive.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK to reboot your system.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions. 


Custom Instructions for CDD1257.exe:

Diskette creation using CDD1257.exe

Download file CDD1257.EXE to a new folder on your system.

1. Click the "Download now" link.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, please read the agreement, and then click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK.  
4. The Save As window appears.
5. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select one of your hard drive partitions.
6. Click on the Create New Folder icon.
7. Rename the new folder as DD1257, and press Enter.
8. Click on the Open button in the Save As window.
9. Click the Save button to save file CDD1257.exe in the new folder DD1257.
10. The file will download to this folder.
11. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.

Diskette Creation

1. From My Computer, or Explorer select the folder DD1257 and double-click the icon for CDD1257.
2. An MS-DOS window appears with a message indicating the options available.
3. Use option 1 to create bootable diskettes. 
3. Press the [1] key. A message appears prompting you to insert a blank diskette. Insert a diskette into the drive.
4. Press the [ENTER] key.  A message appears indicating how many diskettes will be needed.
5. The files are copied to the diskette.  Once the files have been copied to the diskette a message appears prompting you to insert the next diskette.
6. Repeat steps 4 - 5 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1.
7. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, press the [ENTER] key and the MS-DOS window closes.

Running the Diagnostics

1. Insert the first diskette of the set into your diskette drive.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK to reboot your system.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions. 

Custom Instructions for CZ125700.exe: 

This file should be downloaded when there is a requirement to place the diagnostics on a hard drive or USB key for testing the system in question.

Hard Drive Installation using CZ125700.exe

Download

1. Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download the file.
2. If the Export Com            
        

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