Driver Details

DELL Inspiron 3847 SYSTEM BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on DELL Inspiron 3847 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable.

Enhancements
- Enhance for PXE boot performance.

Version

Version A02, A02

Release date

06 Jan 2014

Last Updated

06 Jan 2014

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Inspiron_3847_A02.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6MB
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:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
30821f0f6745794cc8f3d7a0649db1d4dc71dedad0bfd32659adad7d2100da98

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Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

3847

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)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select USB Storage Drive 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 (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 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 Mode option.
3. Change UEFI to Legacy Boot Mode.
4. Go to Exit > Save Changes and restart system.
5. Press F12, then Select USB Storage Drive 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 to take effect.
7. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 key.
8. Change the Legacy to UEFI from F2 > Boot > Boot Mode.
9. Go to Exit > Save Changes and restart system to go back original UEFI Boot Mode.

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Note: 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.

Important Information

Do NOT power off the system until the process of updating(flashing) BIOS has been done

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