Dell Command | PowerShell Provider

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider

NOTE: Dell Command | PowerShell Provider requires platforms supporting WMI-ACPI BIOS. For the complete list of supported platforms, refer to the Supported Platforms.


Dell Command | PowerShell Provider is a module that makes BIOS configuration easily manageable through the Windows PowerShell interface. It works for local and remote systems, and even in a Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE).

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider can be installed as plug-in software registered within the PowerShell environment. It can be used on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows Pre-installation Environment (WinPE 4.0 onwards) operating systems.

This is the 2.2 version of Dell Command | PowerShell Provider.


Dell Command | PowerShell Provider module is available at PowerShell Gallery. To install the module from PowerShell Gallery, refer to PowerShell Gallery.

PowerShell Gallery Downloads ( Released - 04/09/2019) Dell Support Site Downloads ( Released - 04/09/2019)

What's new

  • Support to configure Bootorder based on the short form of the device name.
  • Updated attribute names and possible values. To see the complete list please click the Reference list for updated names of attributes and possible values link.
  • Support for new BIOS attributes.
    • In the Performance category
      • InelSpdSelTech
    • In the PowerManagement category
      • PowerOnLidOpen
      • PowerUsageMode
    • In the IntelSoftwareGuardExtensions category
      • SgxLaunchControl
    • In the Manageability category
      • AmtCap
    • In the SystemConfiguration category
      • FingerPrintReader
      • FrontPowerButton
      • FingerPrintReaderSingleSignOn
      • IgnitionSwitchEnable
      • IgnitionSwitchOnDelay
      • IgnitionSwitchOffDelay
      • IgnitionSwitchDebounceCycle
      • IoModule2
      • IoModule3
      • IoModule4
      • WdtOsBootProtection
    • In the Security category
      • Absolute
      • AmdTSME
    • In the PreEnabled category
      • AmdStartShift
      • ExpansionBay1
      • ExpansionBay2
      • ExpansionBay3
      • GraphicSpecMode
    • In the PostBehaviour category
      • NumLockLed
    • In the Video category
      • DynBacklightCtrl
      • PrivacyScreen
    • In the Wireless Category
      • WWanBusMode
    • In the ThermalConfiguration Category
      • FanSpdAutoLvlonCpuMemZone
      • FanSpdAutoLvlonPcieZone
      • FanSpdAutoLvlonFlexBayZone
      • FanSpdAutoLvlonUpperPcieZone
    • In the USBConfiguration Category
      • Thunderbolt
    • In the VirtualizationSupport Category
      • VmdPcieSlot


Issue: The PSPath displayed is incorrect.
Description: While running the following gi .\SystemInformation | fl * command, PSPath is displayed as DellBIOSProvider \DellSmbiosProv::DellBIOS:\SystemInformation. Resolution: Change DellBIOS to DellSMBIOS. This issue has been addressed in the current release.

Installation and Configuration

To know about installing and configuring Dell Command | PowerShell Provider module in your system, refer Download and Installation section in the user guide. To download the user guide, click Dell Command | PowerShell Provider Documentation link in the Downloads section.

Whitepapers/Technical Documents



Changing boot sequence using Dell Command | PowerShell Provider

Previous Releases

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 2.1 (Released - 05/15/2018)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 2.0 (Released - 12/18/2017)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 1.3 (Released - 07/21/2017)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 1.2 (Released - 02/01/2017)

Updated attribute names and Possible values. To see the complete list please click Reference list for updated names of attributes and possible values link

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 1.1 (Released - 08/09/2016)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 1.0 (Released - 10/26/2015)

Article ID: SLN311262

Last Date Modified: 03/11/2020 11:59 PM

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