Driver Details

Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation, v., A00

The DellTM OpenManageTM Client Instrumentation (OMCI) software enables remote management application programs to access information about the client system, monitor the status of the client system, or change the state of the system, such as shutting it down remotely. OMCI exposes, through standard interfaces, key system parameters that allow administrators to manage, inventory, monitor the system health of, and gather information on deployed Dell client systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Changes from 7.1 to 7.2:

Additional Features
- Support for enabling/disabling the primary, secondary, and tertiary parallel ATA channels individually has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling USB front panel ports has been added.
- Support for managing the BIOS boot password has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling the F2 and F12 keys at boot has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling fast boot has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling hot docking and undocking has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling primary video source has been added.
- Support for enabling/disabling two additional wireless control features (radio transmission and mini-PCI) has been added.

Bug Fixes
- The installed executable IAP.exe no longer contains a handle leak.
- A DEP (Data Execution Prevention) error that occurred under certain alerting circumstances has been fixed.


Version, A00

Release date

17 Mar 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

OpenManage Client Instrumentation

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for DELL_OPENMANAGE-CLIENT-INSTR_A00_R214317.exe


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.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled DELL_OPENMANAGE-CLIENT-INSTR_A00_R214317.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R214317. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R214317 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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