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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.

Dell Latitude E7240 System BIOS

This package provides the BIOS update for Dell Latitude E7240 and is supported on Latitude E7240 model running the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed multi core number can not set in DPO (Dell Precision Optimizer) issue.

Enhancements:
- Updated Intel ME Firmware to address security advisory CVE-2017-5689 / INTEL-SA-00075.

Version

Version A21, A21

Category

BIOS

Release date

24 May 2017

Last Updated

24 May 2017

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:E7240A21.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 9 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from any Windows or MS DOS environment.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
414ab929d86962d5b21c393eabf74e6c
SHA1:
d3c6dbf98189036b989e332328a539d72951180a
SHA-256:
251d3378dfe8a887b993070cf0cf1912c75edd5d1bf091fc2e259742ebeb6dcd

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

Other versions
A22,A22 27 Oct 20172:25:28 AM
A20,A20 06 Jan 20172:24:47 AM
A18,A18 04 May 20169:10:42 AM
A17,A17 09 Dec 20151:48:09 AM
A16,A16 09 Sep 20157:31:17 AM
A15,A15 27 May 20151:37:00 AM
A14,A14 05 Feb 20152:06:24 AM
A13,A13 15 Jan 20158:26:23 AM
A12,A12 08 Dec 20147:11:49 AM
A10,A10 04 Jul 20149:07:11 AM
A08,A08 25 Feb 20143:40:36 AM
A07,A07 07 Jan 201410:08:46 AM
A06,A06 16 Dec 20132:53:17 AM
A05,A05 29 Oct 20132:40:33 AM
A04,A04 18 Sep 20136:42:44 AM
A03,A03 02 Sep 20133:33:13 AM
A00,A00 25 Jul 20139:21:19 AM
Applies to
Dell Latitude E7240
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. Windows System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
3. After BIOS update finished, 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. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if UEFI Boot Mode (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 "General > Boot Sequence > Boot List Option".
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" of Boot List Option.
4. Click "Apply", "Exit" to 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 "General > Boot Sequence > Boot List Option".
9. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
10. Click "Apply", "Exit" to save changes and reboot system.

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Note 1: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
Note 2: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you don't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it
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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.