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Driver Details

Dell Server System BIOS, A12

PowerEdge 1600SC, BIOS, A12

Version

Version A12, A12

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

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Date

Release date
12/7/2004
Last Updated
11/3/2011

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PE1600SC-BIOS-WIN-A12.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:PE1600SC-BIOSA12.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 625KB
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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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Fixes & Enhancements

* Updated the microcode for Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processors as follows:
D1 step to Patch ID 0x2D
M0 step to Patch ID 0x29

Installation instructions



Custom Instructions for PE1600SC-BIOSA12.exe:

Diskette Format

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Run the executable file by double-clicking on the icon.
3. Click the Setup button.
4. Follow the directions to create the FlashBIOS update diskette.
5. Insert the created FlashBIOS update diskette into the target system.
6. Reboot the system.
7. When prompted, press "Y" to execute the FlashBIOS update.
8. Remove the diskette and reboot system

Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1600SC-BIOS-WIN-A12.exe:

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.






GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1600SC_BIOS_LX_A12.BIN.sign:

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the "File Download" window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, PE1600SC_BIOS_LX_A12.BIN.sign

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