Driver Details

Dell System Software, v.6.4.0, A04

Dell System Software is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Dell System Software is necessary for correct operation of your Dell computer. The program automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs updates appropriate for your configuration.

Version

  • Version 6.4.0, A04

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows Vista 32-bit

Applies to

Dell System Software;

Date

Release date
04 Mar 2010
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:DSS_UTIL_WIN_R251002.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 41MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
C7D56DC72817E54299289EF9547A02E9
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_System-Software_A04_R251002.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 40MB
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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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

If you are reinstalling the operating system it is important that this software be installed first.

Fixes & Enhancements

Add support for the following Microsoft hot fixes:
add 970408
remove 961249 and replace with 968764

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions for DSS_UTIL_WIN_R251002.EXE:

Download

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for Dell_System-Software_A04_R251002.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 Dell_System-Software_A04_R251002.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R251002. 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 the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R251002 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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