Driver Details

Dell Inspiron 1564 System BIOS, A13

Fixes & Enhancements

Fix Computrace status report error and update Computrace ROM.

Version

Version A13, A13

Release date

06 Apr 2011

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:1564A13_win.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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MD5:
552ab07c4e5a1d3b77225baa8a373a81
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A13.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6MB
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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MD5:
70349f705590bb82f335b31923ad4ee4
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron 1564 System BIOS

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions


The file 1564A13_win.exe is using the Hard Drive format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environments.




    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.





    1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 1564A13_win.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.





    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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A13.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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A13.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 FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A13.exe to a bootable floppy.


    2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


    3. Run the file by typing Y:\FLASHME_v103_Win_1194_4M_1564A13.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).




Important Information

Flashing BIOS A13 will make BIOS setup loading default.

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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).