Driver Details

Dell Optiplex 740 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS Update and is supported on Dell OptiPlex 740 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable.

Enhancements
- Added one null character at the end of Asset Tag to indicate it is the end.

Version

Version 2.2.7, 2.2.7

Release date

10 Jul 2012

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:O740-227.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:
5a71839dae66c784577ec50fd874c553
SHA1:
5453f6d87883bff20314831c49269ffcca0ff76d
SHA-256:
3a16490edc84dc263839e096c5120e0f80157ceeefdbb351119eb0cb4595af26

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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

OptiPlex 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 (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.

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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.

Important Information

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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).