Driver Details

Dell Inspiron 1000 System BIOS, A08

Inspiron 1000 FlashBIOS Version A08

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell, Inc.
Copyright (C) 2005, All Rights reserved.
www.dell.com

BIOS Release Notes

Systems: Inspiron 1000 Series
Version: A08
Release Date: 2005/03/04
VBIOS Version: 2.16.02

A08 = A07 + following modifications
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Issues Fixed:
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1. The BIOS has fixed that the system couldn't boot from FAT16 partition of hard drive.

Features Added:
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1. Updated the VBIOS to support the VGA chip 302ELV which was made in UMC.

Misc:
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Version

Version A08, A08

Category

BIOS

Release date

08 Mar 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR95593.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 605KB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:I1000A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 483KB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R95593.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions

A07,A07 07 Jan 20052:57:56 AM

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron 1000 System BIOS

Installation instructions



Installation Instructions


The file I1000A08.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 I1000A08.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.









    Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR95593.exe

    Download

    1. Click Download Now, to download the file.
    2. When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
    window appears.
    3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
    select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
    4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
    icon appears on your desktop.

    Hard Drive Floppy Disk Creation

    1. Get 1 blank, formatted floppy disks.
    2. Double-click the new icon (it looks like a floppy diskette) on
    the desktop. The Self-Extractor window appears.
    3. Click Setup. An black MS-DOS window appears with a message
    indicating that you need 1 floppy diskettes.
    4. Press the [ENTER] key.
    A message appears prompting you to insert a blank floppy diskette.
    5. Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.
    6. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears indicating that all
    data on the disk will be erased.
    7. Press the [y] key and then press the [ENTER] key.
    The files are copied to the floppy diskette. If the procedure requires
    more than one diskette, repeat steps 5 – 7 until you reach the end of the diskette set.
    8. After all the files have been copied to the last floppy disk,
    press the [ENTER] key and the MS-DOS window closes.

    Install

    1. Insert the first (or the only) disk of the set into the Floppy
    drive.
    2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK.
    Windows XP Users need only click restart.
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions.





    Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R95593.exe

    Download

    1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
    2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP
    users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
    window appears.
    3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
    select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
    4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
    icon appears on your desktop.

    Install

    1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R95593.exe.
    2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
    unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\
    95593. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
    Setup.exe) file can be found later.
    3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
    4.Click OK.
    5.Aft

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