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Dell Inspiron Desktop 530s System BIOS, Inspiron Desktop 530 System BIOS, 1.0.18

Inspiron 530/530s System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

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BIOS Release Notes
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Systems: Dell Insprion 530/530s
Version: 1.0.18
Build Date: 02/24/2009

Fixes/Enhancements:
1.Update new BIOS Power On Logo.

Version

Version 1.0.18, 1.0.18

Release date

11 Mar 2009

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:530_1018.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 724KB
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:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for 530_1018.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 530_1018.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.



Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 530_1018.EXE.
    The Update BIOS window appears


  2. Click the Update button.
    The message Updating BIOS. Please DO NOT POWER OFF! appears. BIOS update will begin.


  3. After BIOS update complete, the WinFlash window appears to tell you "Update successful". Click Yes button. The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.



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


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.

  1. Copy the file 530_1018.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:\530_1018.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).







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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).