Driver Details

Latitude E6420XFR System BIOS

Latitude E6420XFR System BIOS A15

Version

  • Version A15, A15

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

LATITUDE E6420 XFR SYSTEM BIOS;

Date

Release date
28 Sep 2012
Last Updated
28 Sep 2012

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XFR20A15.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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.
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MD5:
3a035cb809fd646e4ecde061c90236b7
SHA1:
a4aac0aec81223b7532afa542c2bc39d337e08f8
SHA-256:
a00d835a4093ada531c0d97b67e62c697ae2e3b10b8dd3548a90276e192d8080

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Important Information

Note:
1. Please note that if the A01 or before A01 BIOS is currently installed on your system,
you must first update to A02 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS.
2. Please note that if the A03 or after A03 BIOS and before A09 is currently installed on your system
you must first update to A09 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Addressed F12 administrator boot options issue.
2. Addressed no external video during POST when docked.

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

1. Download file to Desktop

2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)


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Download file to Desktop

The file XFR20A15.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 XFR20A15.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 XFR20A15.exe to a bootable floppy.

2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.

3. Run the file by typing Y:\XFR20A15.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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