Driver Details

XPS ONE 2710 System BIOS

XPS ONE 2710 A08 BIOS for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Fixes & Enhancements

Update Intel VBIOS and GOP driver


Version A08, A08



Release date

05 Nov 2012

Last Updated

14 Jan 2013


Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12 MB
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.

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

Applies to
Dell XPS One 2710
Installation instructions
1. Boot into Windows.
2. Copy A08.EXE onto your desktop.
3. Execute A08.EXE by double click it.
4. Click Update when BIOS Update Program dialogue box pop up.
5. Make sure you don't interrupt the update process.
6. Do not turn off power or disconnect AC power source before update complete.
7. Press Yes to confirm the BIOS version you want to update and to start BIOS Update process.
8. Press Yes and then system will restart after BIOS update complete.
Important Information
Please run A08.exe directly if you already updated the BIOS to A06.

Attention! Once you upgraded the BIOS to A08. Please DO NOT downgrade the BIOS to any older version.
Note! The SATA mode will be changed to AHCI after you flash the BIOS.
Please check the SATA mode in BIOS setup menu before BIOS update. It must be changed back to correct SATA mode for your system. Such as the system has RAID support by default, the SATA mode must be changed to RAID after BIOS update if it is not set to RAID correctly. You would refer to the following steps to change the SATA mode setting.
1. Power on the system -> 2. Press F2 to enter BIOS setup menu --> 3. Go to the "Advanced" page --> 4. Choose "Onboard Device Configuration"--> 5. Enter "SATA Mode" to change the mode which you need --> 6. Press F10 Save and Reset
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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.

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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).