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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 L321X System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is suppported on Dell XPS L321X System BIOS models that are running the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not applicable.

Enhancements
- Improved compatibility.

Version

Version A08, A08

Category

BIOS

Release date

04 Feb 2013

Last Updated

02 Sep 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:L321XA08.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
ec804959cbb5d8b2bcbac6ba058dd96b
SHA1:
923211f79d28188ae65c0d8dcccdf676c06e3a4c
SHA-256:
249be36c6d036741ae2007cf7572531d663edf84a2ff0c02a3d28d3a1c73fb09

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Other versions
A04,A04 30 Apr 20123:48:21 AM
A02,A02 05 Mar 20129:02:42 AM
Applies to
Dell XPS L321X System BIOS
Installation instructions
BIOS Update Executable for Windows/DOS

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

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Windows System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
3. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if Legacy Boot mode(Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.

3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if UEFI Boot mode with Load Legacy Option disabled (Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to Boot > Boot List Option
3. Change UEFI to Legacy of Boot List Option
4. Go to Exit > Exit Save Changes and reboot system.
5. Press F12, then Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
7. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
8. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot.
9. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing pressing F2 and go to Boot > Boot List Option
10. Change Legacy to UEFI Boot Option.
11. Go to Exit > Exit Save Changes and reboot system.
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Note 1: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

Note 2: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system. If you don't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it.
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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 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).