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.

Dell XPS 15 9560 System BIOS

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This package contains the Dell system BIOS update. BIOS is a firmware that is embedded on a small memory chip on the system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives, and other devices.
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XPS_15_9560_1.3.4.exe
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File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: XPS_15_9560_1.3.4.exe
File Size: 9.82 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:
b434225ba7c7acc3fbce0d473b6fa040
SHA1:
bb7b1bd42a3282a075a0ff61118f4cd0185c9434
SHA-256:
0273f14b238d26f9281e6b98f128abdf531fd1edaf36bd39cabb773aaa80f1f1

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed the issue with the Intel Boot Guard.
- Fixed the issue with the Support Assist Preboot feature.

Enhancements:
- Updated the processor microcode.
- Updated the Absolute Home & Office software.
- Updated the Power Delivery firmware.
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Version

1.3.4, 1.3.4

Release date

30 Jun 2017

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Critical
Dell Technologies highly recommends applying this important update as soon as possible. The update contains critical bug fixes and changes to improve functionality, reliability, and stability of your Dell system. It may also include security fixes and other feature enhancements.

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Once the BIOS is updated, you cannot downgrade it to a version before 1.3.4.
XPS 15 9560 System BIOS
Updating the BIOS from Windows

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If it is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step. For information about how to disable BitLocker, see How to Enable or Disable BitLocker with TPM in Windows at support.dell.com.
Note 2: Do not turn off the power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.

Download and Installation
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. Click Save to save the file to your hard drive.
3. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.

Updating the BIOS from DOS (Non-Windows users)

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If it is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step. For information about how to disable BitLocker, see How to Enable or Disable BitLocker with TPM in Windows at support.dell.com.
Note 2: Do not turn off power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.

Installation
Note: You must provide a bootable USB drive. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then Press the F12 key.
3. Select USB Storage Device and boot to the DOS prompt.
4. Run the file by typing following command. For example:
C:\ XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe
Where C is the drive letter of the USB device where the executable file is located and XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe is the name of the downloaded file.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.

Need help with BIOS issues?

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

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