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Dell Latitude 100L System BIOS, A08

Latitude 100L FlashBIOS Version A08

Fixes & Enhancements

Copyright (C) 2005, All Rights reserved.
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BIOS Release Notes

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Systems: Latitude 100L
Version: A08
Build Date: 06/06/2005
Video BIOS Version: Intel VBIOS 3240

A08 = A07 + the following
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Issues Fixed:
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None.

New Features and Enhancements:
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1. Added support 1920 resolution for Dell 2005FPW external monitor.

2. Added support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG and Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG miniPCI devices, so that these cards show up in setup as "Wireless" cards.

3. Added support for Broadcom Wireless 1470ABG and 1370BG miniPCI devices, so that these cards show up in setup as "Wireless" cards.

4. Added new microcode update for Mobile Intel Pentium 4 and Celeron D1-stepping CPU.


The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems:
1. Microsoft Windows XP Pro (SP1)
2. Microsoft Windows 2000 ACPI (SP4)

Version

Version A08, A08

Release date

28 Jul 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:100L_A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 534KB
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:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:100L_A08.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR103925.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 620KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R103925.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
Format DescriptionThis 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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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Latitude 100L System BIOS

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions


The file 100L_A08.EXE is using the Hard Drive format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environments.




    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.





    1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 100L_A08.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.









    Bios_Win_exe the hard drive format



    Installation Instructions


    The file 100L_A08.TXT is using the Hard Drive format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environments.




    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.




    6. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 100L_A08.TXT.

      The Dell Bios Txt window appears








    Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR103925.exe

    Download

    1. Click Download Now, to download the file.
    2. When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
    window appears.
    3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
    select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
    4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
    icon appears on your desktop.

    Hard Drive Floppy Disk Creation

    1. Get 1 blank, formatted floppy disks.
    2. Double-click the new icon (it looks like a floppy diskette) on
    the desktop. The Self-Extractor window appears.
    3. Click Setup. An black MS-DOS window appears with a message
    indicating that you need 1 floppy diskettes.
    4. Press the [ENTER] key.
    A message appears prompting you to insert a blank floppy diskette.
    5. Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.
    6. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears indicating that all
    data on the disk will be erased.
    7. Press the [y] key and then press the [ENTER] key.
    The files are copied to the floppy diskette. If the procedure requires
    more than one diskette, repeat steps 5 – 7 until you reach the end of the diskette set.
    8. After all the files have been copied to the last floppy disk,
    press the [ENTER] key and the MS-DOS window closes.

    Install

    1. Insert the first (or the only) disk of the set into the Floppy
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