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Dell Rack KVM 2161DS/4161DS Digital Switch Firmware Update

This package provides the Dell Rack KVM 2161DS/4161DS Digital Switch Firmware Update and is supported on the Enterprise Server models that are running on the following Operating System: Windows Server 2003, Red Hat - Enterprise Linux 4 and Red Hat - Linux - 9.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable.

- Added IPv6 Functionality to the 2161DS-2 and 4161DS PowerEdge platforms.


Version, A02


Rack Solutions

Release date

09 Oct 2008

Last Updated

13 Dec 2013


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_MULTI-DEVICE_A02_R196653.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 MB
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.
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Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
Rack KVM 2161DS Digital Switch Version 2
Rack KVM 4161DS Digital Switch
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or 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.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\04M64". (Where '04M64' is the name of the file to be downloaded). 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. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\04M64" (where '04M64' isthe name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Important Information
1. This firmware is meant for use only on 2161DS-2 and 4162DS systems.
2. It is not compatible with legacy 2161DS systems.
3. Make sure to use the most recent RCS software version or greater.
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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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.