Processor Microcode Error Messages
After replacing the processor and/or motherboard on an Inspiron 600m, you may receive one of the following error messages during the Power On Self Test (POST):
In addition to the above error messages, your computer might not complete the POST or display video output.
|NOTE:||The BIOS version being shipped with replacement motherboards is A09. The version that will resolve this issue is A16.|
Download and Install the Latest BIOS
Browse to the Drivers and Downloads page.
Click Enter a Tag to use your Service Tag to find the BIOS update.
|If the Service Tag is not available, click Select Model, and then select the appropriate Product Type and Product Model.|
Select the Operating System, Driver Language, and Importance settings you want from the drop-down boxes (Figure 1). The Category drop-down box should be set to BIOS.
Select the BIOS update package you want to download from the column labeled File Title to display the download page.
|If you have the information provided by the online System Information utility or your invoice, please refer to this for what drivers to download.|
Review the information on the page.
Click Download Now. You may receive a warning and an option to run or save the file.
|If the Dell Driver Download Manager window pops up click Install.|
When the Save As window appears, designate a folder to save the file that is being downloaded, and then click Save.
When the download is complete, click Open Folder in the Dell Driver Download Manager.
Double-click the file and follow the instructions provided in the Installation Instructions.
To learn more about where to find installation instructions, refer to Dell Knowledgebase article: "Where To Find Driver Download And Installation Instructions" Article ID: 353782.
Article ID: SLN67039
Last Date Modified: 04/05/2016 03:25 PM
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