Driver Details

Dell Inspiron 1721 System BIOS, A07

Inspiron 1721 Flash BIOS

Version

  • Version A07, A07

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron 1721 System BIOS;

Date

Release date
25 May 2008
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Optional. 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.

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:A07_1721.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 935KB
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:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Improve compatibility with Dell Wireless 1390 & 1490 Dell WLAN.
2. Added enhancement for optical drives.

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.






Download file to Desktop


The file A07_1721.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.



Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled A07_1721.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 A07_1721.EXE to a bootable floppy.


  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


  3. Run the file by typing Y:\A07_1721.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).







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