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Driver Details

Dell Server System BIOS, A10

PowerEdge 400SC, BIOS, A10

Version

  • Version A10, A10

Compatibility

Systems
Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

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Date

Release date
17 Mar 2006
Last Updated
07 Jul 2012

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:Floppy
File Name:BR118785.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 591KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1a474484145cba961053c00e00247539
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PE400A10.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 494KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
977a7599cd511917cd8dc3c056ac7b8d
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R118785.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 484KB
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.
Added to download list
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
5ded95350e7ca257d5f2eb08aa173afb
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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


Fixes & Enhancements

The following changes have been made to the A09 to create the A10:

1. Support two USB keyboards or keyboard like devices.
2. Improved support for some Pentium 4 processors.
3. Improved support for some USB hubs.
4. Fixed handling of the Quick Boot flag under Linux.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for PE400A10.EXE:

BIOS Soft Instructions:


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.

Flashing the BIOS:
1. Browse the location where you have downloaded the file and double click the new file to run the BIOS flash program.
2. The BIOS flash utility window appears, click continue.
3. When the BIOS flash utility has completed you will be prompt to restart you computer. Click Yes.
4. BIOS flash Compete.

Custom Instructions for BR118785.exe:

release Instructions:

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.

Disk Creation:
1. Browse the location where you downloaded the file and double click the new file to create the diskette set.
2. Insert a blank diskette then click Continue.
3. When prompted, repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1.
4. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, click Finish.

Installation:
1. Insert the first (or the only) disk of the set into the floppy drive.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and the click OK.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Custom Instructions for R118785.EXE:

ZipPack Instructions:

For Advanced Users:

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to upzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
5. After a few seconds a dialog box will appear that says that all files were successfully unzipped. Click OK to exit from the installer.

Installation:
1. A window will open with all files extracted.
2. Double click on the PE400A10.EXE
3. A window will appear click continue.
4. When the BIOS Flash Utility completes click Yes or reboot to restart your computer.

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