Driver Details

Dell Insprion 5525 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Insprion 5525 models that are running the following Operating System: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed issues on A4/A6 TN2 APU when run 3DMark06 at ATI Power Play setting Maximize Battery life mode.
- Modify brightness minimum PWM duty ratio > 5% for meet LCD spec in Win8.

Enhancements
- Updated dGPU VBIOS to 013.012.000.041.043897.

Version

Version A05, A05

Release date

05 Nov 2012

Last Updated

18 Sep 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:5525A05.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
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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Other versions

A04,A04 29 Oct 20123:36:21 AM
A00,A00 24 Oct 20121:44:48 AM
A03,A03 24 Oct 20121:44:47 AM

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron M521R 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. 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. 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. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot.
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot List Option".
9. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
10. 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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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).