Driver Details

Dell System Software Utility

This package provides the Dell System Software Utility and is suppported on Inspiron, OptiPlex, XPS, Vostro, Latitude, Precision models that are running the following Windows Operating System: Vista.

Version

  • Version 6.5.0, A05

Compatibility

Systems
Operating Systems
  • MS Windows Vista 32-bit

Applies to

Dell System Software;

Date

Release date
21 Sep 2010
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:DSS_UTIL_WIN_R259999.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 17MB
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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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

1. Dell System Software is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system.
2. Dell System Software is necessary for correct operation of your Dell computer.
3. The program automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs updates appropriate for your configuration.
4. If you are reinstalling the operating system it is important that this software be installed first.
5. Dell System Software now requires SP1 or higher.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable

Enhancements
- Removed support for Windows Vista RTM. Dell System Software now requires SP1 or higher.
- Added following Microsoft hot fixes:
975755
976035
972903
975163

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions

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.

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. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R259999". (Where 'R259999' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R259999" (Where 'R259999' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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