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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

Dell XPS 15 9560 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell XPS 15 9560 for Windows Operating Systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715

Version

Version 1.7.0, 1.7.0

Category

BIOS

Release date

29 Dec 2017

Last Updated

08 Jan 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XPS_15_9560_1.7.0.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from any Windows or MS DOS environment.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
278f8595ccb74daa8039d08f4d9f8881
SHA1:
8c7efc0fdbb7dfee9fc947423a695add0da201ae
SHA-256:
e5d2d6acde07954014603c14f52025f47871b6f4707b0b96d4b2ca4ea05b4a47

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

Other versions
1.6.2,1.6.2 12 Dec 20178:03:26 AM
1.5.0,1.5.0 15 Sep 20172:48:44 AM
1.4.0,1.4.0 01 Sep 201710:18:24 AM
1.3.4,1.3.4 30 Jun 20172:42:51 AM
1.3.3,1.3.3 12 May 20173:51:24 PM
1.2.4,1.2.4 10 Apr 20172:41:21 AM
Applies to
XPS 15 9560 System BIOS
Installation instructions
Download file to Desktop
The file XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.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.
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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.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 XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe to a bootable USB key.
2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing A:\ XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe (where A is the drive letter where the executable is located).
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Important Information
Important:
- Not suggested/allowed to downgrade BIOS to the version before 1.7.0
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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.