Driver Details

Dell Latitude CP tC/iR System BIOS, A14

Latitude CPt C / CPi R FlashBIOS Version A14

Version

Other versions
A13,A13 14 Dec 200112:59:36 PM
A11,A11 05 Jul 20015:21:46 PM
A12,A12 05 Jul 20015:21:46 PM
A10,A10 28 Mar 20015:38:20 PM
A09,A09 23 Feb 200111:06:48 AM
A08,A08 05 Dec 20009:49:28 AM

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Latitude CP tC/iR System BIOS;

Date

Release date
22 Jul 2002
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:Hard-Drive
File Name:A14-CPCR.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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File Format:Floppy
File Name:CPCR-A14.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:Non-Packaged
File Name:CPCR_A14.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 335KB
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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File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:CPCR_A14.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 34KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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Important Information

For systems using Windows 98 version 4.10.1998, the RUN_ME.REG utility available on this diskette should be installed before upgrading to this BIOS. Installing this utility will prevent Windows 98 version 4.10.1998 from converting to ACPI mode when hardware detection is performed. See README.TXT, included on this diskette, for more details.

*** Please Note ***
This utility has been updated. All Windows 98 version 4.10.1998 users are encouraged to install this utility, even if they have previously installed an earlier version.

Fixes & Enhancements

The following updates were made to the A13 BIOS to create A14:

Issues Fixed:
1. Fixed issue in which some batteries may permanently stop charging.
2. Fixed issue in which Remote BIOS Update may fail to update the BIOS.
3. Fixed issue in which the system intermittently fails to detect when a new battery is inserted.
4. Fixed issue in which System Setup may take 7 seconds to recognize a new battery.

Enhancements:
1. Optimized the battery charging algorithm.

Installation instructions



Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for CPCR-A14.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
drive.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK.
Windows XP Users need only click restart.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.





Default Instructions for A14-CPCR.exe:

Floppyless Installation (via WinZip) for A14-CPCR.exe

Download
1. Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download
the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I
Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to
disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
4. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then
click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon
appears on your desktop.

Install
1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled A14-CPCR.exe.
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to c:\dell\drivers\r44012. If you did not print these instructions,
write down this path.
3. Click Continue.
4. Click OK.
5. A window appears indicating all files were successfully unzipped.
Click OK.
6. The Setup program will start automatically. Select your language
and click OK.
7. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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