Dell 32-bit Diagnostics Utility Partition Contents Upgrade Tool, A1224

Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1224 Utility Partiton Upgrade Tool

Fixes & Enhancements

Provides the ability to upgrade the Utility Partition revision of the diagnostics to version 1224.

On the Optiplex SX270 : Testing of the optional internal speaker is provided.

On all Dimension platforms : This release provides test capabilities of the USB wireless keyboard and mouse.


Version A1224, A1224



Release date

04 Dec 2003

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:up1224AR.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for up1224AR.exe:

From Web.

1. Double click file "up1224AR.exe".
2. In "File Download" dialog click open.
3. Update utility will appear. Click "Update".
4. Do not power down or close application during update!

From Hard Drive.
1. Double click file "up1224AR.exe".
2. Update utility will appear. Click "Update".
3. Do not power down or close this application until the update is completed!
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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.