Driver Details

Dell Inspiron N5050 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS Update and is supported on Dell Inspiron N5050 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enhanced support for new CPUs

Version

Version A03, A03

Release date

27 Oct 2011

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:N5050A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

Inspiron N5050 System BIOS

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. - Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment. - Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users). Download file to Desktop The file N5050A03.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment. 1. Click Download File.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 N5050A03.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 N5050A03.EXE to a bootable floppy. 2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt. 3. Run the file by typing Y:\N5050A03.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).o provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

  1. Copy the file N5050A03.EXE to a bootable floppy.


  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


  3. Run the file by typing Y:\N5050A03.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).