Driver Details

Dell Latitude 131L System BIOS, v.2.4.1, A11

Latitude 131L FlashBIOS Version A11

Version

  • Version 2.4.1, A11

Compatibility

Systems
Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Latitude 131L System BIOS;

Date

Release date
21 Jun 2007
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

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:Non-Packaged
File Name:131L241.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 949KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
83bfc2cfe1dcf4dd6c5aefa95b335387
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Win131L241.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
041ac1b5809f638dc184cb0c8baf8e52
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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


Fixes & Enhancements

Dell
Copyright (C) 2007, All Rights reserved.
www.dell.com

BIOS Release Notes
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Systems: Latitude 131L
Version: 2.4.1(A11)
Release Date: 2007/05/30

Enhancements:
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AMD logo posting support.
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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.






Download file to Desktop


The file Win131L241.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.



Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled Win131L241.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.



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


NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

  1. Copy the file Win131L241.exe to a bootable floppy.


  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.


  3. Run the file by typing Y:\Win131L241.exe (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).







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