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Driver Details

Dell Server System BIOS, A09

PowerEdge 1550,BIOS,A09

Version

  • Version A09, A09

Compatibility

Systems
Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

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Date

Release date
14 Dec 2004
Last Updated
03 Nov 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:PE1550-BIOS-WIN-A09.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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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File Format:Floppy
File Name:PE1550-BIOSA09.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 533KB
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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Fixes & Enhancements

* Fixed issue where BIOS Update failed with 4G of system memory when using a processor with a clock speed greater than 1.0 GHz.
* Fixed issue where after upgrading PE1550 BIOS to A08, video driver under Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 Service Pack 4, would not work.

Installation instructions



Custom Instructions for PE1550-BIOSA09.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 PE1550-BIOS-WIN-A09.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.






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