Dell Dimension 2010 System BIOS, A04

Dimension 2010 System BIOS Release

Fixes & Enhancements

Support win7.


Version A04, A04



Release date

26 Oct 2009

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012


Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:I2010-A04.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 652 KB
Format Description:This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
Not available
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
Dimension 2010 System BIOS
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for I2010-A04.exe:

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 D2010-A04.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


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


  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


Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled D2010-A04.EXE.
    The Update


    window appears

  2. Click the Update button, BIOS update will begin. Please follow the

    instructions on the screen to update BIOS step by step.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS or DRMK environment (Non-Windows


NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS or DRMK USB Memory Key. This

executable file does not create the DOS or DRMK system files. The free size of

the bootable DOS or DRMK USB Memory Key should be larger than 15 Mega Bytes.

  1. Copy the file D2010-A04.EXE to a bootable USB Memory Key.

  2. Boot from the USB Memory Key to the DOS or DRMK prompt.

  3. Run the file by typing Y:\D2010-A04.EXE (where y is the drive letter

    where the executable is located).

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.

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 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).