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Dell Inspiron 700m System BIOS, A07

Dell Inspiron 700m System BIOS

Version

  • Version A07, A07

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron 700m System BIOS;

Date

Release date
27 Mar 2006
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Optional. Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:700m_A07_WIN.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:
37b7c755e6b17801359bc738c56ff1e8
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR120447.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 707KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
98993a6cde4b7910f9f86a06f92c9e68
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Fixes & Enhancements

Issues Fixed:
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1. Fixed: USB Key cannot boot properly when it's not first in Setup's Boot sequence,
but when chosen to boot from F12 Boot menu.

Features Added:
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1. Support the Intel new branding logo.

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.






Download file to Desktop


The file 700m_A07_WIN.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 700m_A07_WIN.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 diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

  1. Copy the file 700m_A07_WIN.exe to a bootable floppy.


  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


  3. Run the file by typing Y:\700m_A07_WIN.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).









Custom Instructions for BR120447.exe:

Download the File to your Desktop

This file BR120447.exe contains the DOS version of the BIOS flash utility. BR120447.exe contains a Windows environment program which can be used to create a bootable Floppy Disk containing the DOS BIOS flash.

1. Click Download now.
The Export Compliance Agreement appears.

2. Read the Export Compliance Agreement.

3. If you agree, click to select I agree.
The File Download window appears.

4. Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

5. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

6. Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

Run the BR120447.exe file from the Windows Desktop

1. Attach a USB floppy drive to the notebook.

2. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled BR120447.exe.
The Dell Floppy BIOS Image creation window appears

3. Click the Continue button.
The Dell Floppy BIOS Image creation utility is copying a bootable image to your diskette.

4. Click the Finish button.

5. Shutdown your computer.

6. Reboot your computer ensuring the newly created floppy disk is inserted in your floppy drive.
Your computer will

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