Driver Details

Dell Inspiron 5521 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Inspiron 5221 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.

Version

  • Version A04, A04

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows 7 64-bit
  • MS Windows 8 64-bit

Applies to

Dell Inspiron 5521 System BIOS;

Date

Release date
29 Jan 2013
Last Updated
04 Oct 2013

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:Windows/DOS
File Name:5521A04.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
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MD5:
64aff672b6894cea86a73c541ba05672
SHA1:
7efd4617e9e0dd6d9f86d12a48c22c5fda15e96e
SHA-256:
8d8ea153b312b9f3dd8217e69886060219eee2dcfc9e762d3b5b43ca5218cef6

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Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release

Installation instructions

BIOS Update Executable for Windows/DOS

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

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. After BIOS update finished, Windows System will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if Legacy Boot mode Non-Windows users
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if UEFI Boot mode with Load Legacy Option disabled Non-Windows users
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to Boot > Boot List Option
3. Change UEFI to Legacy of Boot List Option
4. Go to Exit > Exit Save Changes and reboot system.
5. Press F12, then Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
7. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot.
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to Boot > Boot List Option
9. Change Legacy to UEFI Boot Option.
10. Go to Exit > Exit Save Changes and reboot system.

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