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Precision M6600 System BIOS

Precision M6600 BIOS

Version

  • Version A12, A12

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

PRECISION M6600 SYSTEM BIOS;

Date

Release date
08 Sep 2012
Last Updated
08 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:M6600A12.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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
4ed07b4744a7049aed14cefeaeee59b9
SHA1:
66e781cd4479ae703fc005426377255cc4884efb
SHA-256:
30e0d3438174cead0e3ac7dbc5c93f2dad33296c5597dcea7a0f8ff0e19ba44b

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Fix XD card detection issue.
2. Addressed Adminstrator F12 Boot option issue.
3. Fix no display to external monitor during POST when top cover is closed.

Installation instructions

Download file to Desktop

The file M6600A12.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.


Click Download now.The File Download window appears.

Click the Save button.The Save As window appears.

Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

Click the Save button.A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

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


Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled M6600A12.EXE The Dell BIOS Flash window appears

Click the Continue button.The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.

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.

Copy the file M6600A12.EXE to a bootable floppy.

Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.

Run the file by typing Y:\M6600A12.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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