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OptiPlex 9010 System BIOS

Dell OptiPlex 9010 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

WARNING: If the Dell Data Protection | Encryption Full Volume Encryption is deployed in the current system, Do Not Update BIOS to this BIOS release.
This BIOS update will cause systems deployed with DDPE FVE encryption to become unusable. Back flashing the BIOS to previous version and DDPE recovery steps will be required to recover data.


1.Fixed system cannot boot from add-on LAN devices.
2.Fixed USB device cannot recognize in BIOS menu.
3.Addressed unexpected string/logo shows in POST.
4.Addressed CCTK issues.
5.Addressed boot sequence issue.
6.Addressed incorrect LAN/Graphic status in BIOS.
7.Change USB wakeup default setting to enabled.
8.Updated newer CPU Microcode patch.

Version

Version A09, A09

Category

BIOS

Release date

01 Nov 2012

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:O9010A09.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1e81964975e34d67a38a8b5945db0beb
SHA1:
2b60fd288225e69b314e6342eb325b8b6daf038d
SHA-256:
0445ea91ebe853875b0946a1ecce0c38f60f8d256a1a84e4a3b7e9d010131da3

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
Dell OptiPlex 9010
Installation instructions
WARNING: If the Dell Data Protection | Encryption Full Volume Encryption is deployed in the current system, Do Not Update BIOS to this BIOS release.
This BIOS update will cause systems deployed with DDPE FVE encryption to become unusable.
Back flashing the BIOS to previous version and DDPE recovery steps will be required to recover data.

Download file to Desktop
The file O9010A09.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.
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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled O9010A09.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 O9010A09.exe to a bootable USB key.
2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing Y:\O9010A09.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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Note: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you doesn't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it.

Reboot will be required
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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).