Driver Details

nVidia Quadro FX3450, v., A04 Dell ISV certified driver

Nvidia FX3450 video BIOS for improved accoustics.

Fixes & Enhancements

This video BIOS provides for improved accoustics on some Nvidia FX3450 graphcis adapters with updated fans. This update does not contain a graphics driver.


Version, A04



Release date

23 Oct 2007

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:BIOSA04.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8MB
Format DescriptionThis file format is used for files that have no specific installation mechanism, or where an installation mechanism is not applicable.
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR169757.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 921KB
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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Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to

Quadro FX3450

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for BIOSA04.iso:

NOTE: In order to use this file, you need a CD-R or CD-RW and appropriate software to create a CD from the downloaded image


1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.


1. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD from the downloaded .ISO file.

2. Reboot the system and hit F12. Select the onboard CDROM/DVD to boot to the CD.

3. Reboot and the flash will take place automatically

Custom Instructions for BR169757.exe:

1. Double click the BR169757.exe file.

2. Insert a floppy disk in the floppy drive A: and press the Continue button and let the operation complete.

3. Reboot the system with the floppy drive inserted and hit F12. On the boot menu select the onboard or builtin floppy disk option.

4. Reboot and the flash will take place automatically

Important Information

This video BIOS update applies only for the A03 hardware revision of the Nvidia Quadro FX3450 graphics adapter and will not install on earlier revision graphics cards. The message "ERROR: Board ID mismatch" will appear if this update does not apply to your video card. The A03 hardware revision to which this update is recommended began shipping after July 25th, 2007 in new systems from Dell.
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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).