Dell 32 Bit (Graphical User Interface version) Diagnostics Utility

This package provides the Dell 32 Bit (Graphical User Interface version) Diagnostics Utility and is supported on Dimension, OptiPlex, Latitude, Vostro, Inspiron, and Precision models running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and VISTA

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable

- Enhanced features and improved performance
- Enhanced to support new products.


Version A1313A1/A0447, A1313



Release date

06 Jun 2013

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:CL1313A0.bin
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 MB
Format Description:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:CW1313A1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 MB
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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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for CL1313A0.bin:

NOTE: In order to create diagnostic media using this package, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Linux. This package can be used to create a bootable diskette set, USB flash drive, CD, or hard drive image.


1. Select the download method you want to use to retrieve the file - either HTTP or FTP.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, read the agreement and then select either "I agree" or "I disagree".
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save.
4. From the Save As dialog, select a location and a file name then click "Save".
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.

Diagnostic Media Creation

1. Change to the directory where you downloaded the DDDP script file.
2. From a shell command line prompt execute the DDDP script file downloaded as the root user.
3. Review the README file from the DDDP script being executed for more details about media creation.
5. Follow the on screen prompts to create the media desired.

Running the Diagnostics

1. Insert the media you created.
2. Boot the computer. (You may have to configure the boot order in BIOS setup to boot the media you created before other devices.)
3. Follow the on-screen prompts.

There will be a README file in the temporary directory created during the DDDP script execution that contains additional and late breaking information.

Reboot will be required
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 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.