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Dell XPS M1530 System BIOS, A08

XPS M1530 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

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BIOS Release Notes

Systems: Dell XPS 1530 Series
Version: A08
Build Date: 03/21/2008

Enhancements
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1. Added support for new Optical Drives.
2. Support newer version of Intel processor.
3. Improve touchpad performance.

Version

Version A08, A08

Release date

25 Mar 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:1530_A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
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Other versions

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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

XPS M1530 System BIOS

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 1530_A08.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 1530_A08.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 1530_A08.EXE to a bootable floppy.


  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


  3. Run the file by typing Y:\1530_A08.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).







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