Driver Details

Dell Latitude C610 System BIOS, A16

Latitude C510/C610 FlashBIOS Version A16

Version

  • Version A16, A16

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Latitude C610 System BIOS;

Date

Release date
28 May 2003
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:A16-C610.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:C610-A16.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:C610_A16.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 423KB
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:C610_A16.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 23KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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Fixes & Enhancements

The following modifications were made to the A15 BIOS to create A16:

Issues Fixed:
1. Fixed issue in which the system may display the following error
after the BIOS is flashed using Floppyless or Remote BIOS Update:
"The System ROM version and the Keyboard Controller ROM versions
do not match."
2. Fixed issue where the system may fail to boot to CD if the
primary hard disk drive is not installed.
3. Fixed issue where the ACPI battery gauge may not always report
the correct percent capacity.
4. Fixed issue where the system may stop responding after performing
a warm dock under Windows XP.
5. Fixed issue where the LCD may be off after a lid close/open
suspend/resume under Windows 98 with the ATI M6 video controller.
6. Fixed issue under APM operating systems where the active display
may change after performing a suspend-to-disk with a CRT attached.

Enhancements:
1. Added 'Configure Passwords' field to the System Security page
in System Setup. This feature allows the system administrator
password to be used to prevent users from installing system or
hard disk drive passwords.
2. Updated the ATI M6 video BIOS to version 7.006.001.

Installation instructions



Custom Instructions for C610_A16.exe:

This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. To use it, download
the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable diskette. With the diskette in the
floppy drive, reboot the system and run the program.
Custom Instructions for C610_A16.TXT:

This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard
text editor.
Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for C610-A16.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.





Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for A16-C610.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.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled A16-C610.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\r61059. 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\r61059 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.






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