Driver Details

OptiPlex 580 System BIOS

OptiPlex 580 System BIOS

Version

  • Version A08, A08

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

OPTIPLEX 580 SYSTEM BIOS;

Date

Release date
13 Dec 2012
Last Updated
13 Dec 2012

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:O580A08.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:
cbe9de10e9be2dc6344fda16ad39c51a
SHA1:
ac9959065040d684f135899a77d84cfe549cf465
SHA-256:
13680e1034c699e748096f6245c4e6ae2f42fc9104f8fbddb7afe4d16654b634

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Fixes & Enhancements

1.Enhanced Windows 8 support.
2.Enhanced Chassis intrusion support.
3.Enhanced Computrace support.
4.Enhanced MCTP/PLDM function support.

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

1. Download file to Desktop

2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)


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Download file to Desktop

The file O580A08.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.


1. Click Download now.The File Download window appears.

2. Click the Save button. The Save As window appears.

3. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4. Click the Save button. A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5. If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded.

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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled O580A08.EXE.The Dell BIOS Flash window appears

2. Click the Continue button. The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.

3. Click the OK button. The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.

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Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

1. Copy the file O580A08.EXE to a bootable USB key.

2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.

3. Run the file by typing Y:\O580A08.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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