Driver Details

Dell BIOS 6430U A02

Latitude 6430U System BIOS

Version

  • Version A02, A02

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Dell Latitude 6430U;

Date

Release date
22 Nov 2012
Last Updated
22 Nov 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:Non-Packaged
File Name:6430UA02.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
9d78c9ba4016420751a0723f896200c53885d676
SHA-256:
ec4fe74f4dabf42237547c747a62c6c3194a8c51d60f8ccdb87971d4832a5f32

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


Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Enhance password functionality.
2. Enhance touchpad functionality.
3. Improve Intle Smart Connect Technologies functionality.
4. Enhance Dell Diagnostics functionality.
5. Enhance USB3.0 functionality.
6. Improve Dell Data Protection functionality.
7. Improve Intel vPro functionality.
8. Improve Intel Anti Theft functionality.

The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems:
1. Microsoft Windows 8
2. Microsoft Windows 7
3. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3

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.


Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)


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Download file to Desktop


The file 6430UA02.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.


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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 6430UA02.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 USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.


1. Copy the file 6430UA02.exe to a bootable USB key.


2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.


3. Run the file by typing Y:\6430UA02.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).



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Note: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you doesn't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it.

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