Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from the power source while updating the BIOS as this could harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you may briefly see a black screen.

Before updating, please read the installation instructions and important information noted below.

Inspiron 5720 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Inspiron 5720 System BIOS models that are running the following Operating System: Windows and DOS
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5720A19.exe
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File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: 5720A19.exe
File Size: 5.52 MB
Format Description
This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from any Windows or MS DOS environment.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
5a0cfa7e42f73b299acedd841fca4196
SHA1:
3584b110546068f8084d4e124b4960abf8e1d2ac
SHA-256:
01caa51145f9abdea75027f5710d74daf96169aad9c6a97ca0dc9aabe8738271

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Modify WMC and DSC hotkey behavior

Enhancement
- Maintenance release
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Version

A19, A19

Release date

09 May 2014

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Recommended
Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.

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Dell Inspiron 5720
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)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if UEFI Boot mode with Load Legacy Option disabled (Non-Windows users)
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 List Option".
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" of Boot List Option.
4. Go to "Exit > Exit Save Changes" and reboot system.
5. Press F12, then Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
7. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
8. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot.
9. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot List Option".
10. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
11. Go to "Exit > Exit Save Changes" and reboot system.

Need help with BIOS issues?

Find a solution in Dell's BIOS troubleshooting and usage guide.

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