Driver Details

Dell 180AS/2160AS Analog KVM Switch, v., A00

Updated firmware for the 180AS and 2160AS analog KVM switches and the supporting Server Interface Pods (SIPs).

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancement to enable recognition of PowerEdge M1000e blade server CMC module.


Version, A00



Release date

06 Apr 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_180AS-2160AS-Analog-KVM_A00_R173924.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 937 KB
Format Description:This 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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Applies to
180AS/2160AS Analog KVM Switch
Installation instructions
Instructions for Dell_180AS-2160AS-Analog-KVM_A00_R173924.exe


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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

To upgrade firmware:
1. Connect the standard serial cable to a COM port on the server and to the serial connector on the back panel of the switch. Make a note of which COM port you have chosen, then turn on the switch.
2. Double-click to run the file WUpDateDELL.exe.
3. In the dialog box that displays, select the desired language and COM port.
4. Click Load. The update begins.
5. Once the firmware is updated, the following message displays: Download complete. Click Done to exit the dialog box.
6. The switch automatically reboots after the upgrade is completed.

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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.

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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.