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 Inspiron 7706 2-in-1 System BIOS

This package contains the Dell system BIOS update. BIOS is a firmware package that is embedded on a small memory chip on the system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives, and other devices. This update addresses the Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00562. A security advisory is a statement when a security vulnerability impacts a product, and a remedy is available for the vulnerability.
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Inspiron_7706_1.8.0.exe

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: Inspiron_7706_1.8.0.exe
File Size: 19.69 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:
412258ECDFC64FE125B78FE88C606F77
SHA1:
154ea38ea8c62dd9b34c8d6ef07471e02c47e840
SHA-256:
1fc80ec3f0dfdfa928253978d7cecd98fd580e89cb0163102947ea9fe6159c14

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Firmware updates to address the Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00562 (CVE-2021-0157).
- Firmware updates to address security vulnerabilities.

Enhancements:
- Updated the SMBIOS baseboard and chassis information in BIOS.
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Version

1.8.0, 1.8.0

Release date

09 Nov 2021

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Urgent
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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File Format: BIOS Recovery Image File
File Name: Inspiron_7706_1.8.0.rcv
File Size: 19.69 MB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS Recovery image file. This file is used for the System BIOS Recovery process to recover a system from a corrupted BIOS.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
412258ecdfc64fe125b78fe88c606f77
SHA1:
154ea38ea8c62dd9b34c8d6ef07471e02c47e840
SHA-256:
1fc80ec3f0dfdfa928253978d7cecd98fd580e89cb0163102947ea9fe6159c14

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

Additional details

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Once the BIOS is upgraded, you cannot downgrade the BIOS to version 1.1.8 or earlier. BIOS downgrades are restricted when there are security updates and important fixes with earlier versions that impact the functionality of the system.
1.16.005 Aug 2022
1.15.006 Jul 2022
1.14.008 Jun 2022
1.13.008 May 2022
1.12.012 Apr 2022
1.11.125 Mar 2022
1.7.017 Aug 2021
1.6.002 Jul 2021
1.5.123 Jun 2021
1.4.113 Apr 2021
1.3.001 Apr 2021
1.2.011 Mar 2021
1.1.804 Jan 2021
1.1.726 Nov 2020
1.1.604 Nov 2020
1.1.527 Oct 2020
1.1.329 Sep 2020
Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1
Updating the BIOS from Windows

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If BitLocker 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.
2. Click Save to save the file to your hard drive.
3. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
4. Double-click the file.
5. Click Yes to open the BIOS update utility.
6. Click Update to initiate the update process. A progress bar is displayed.
7. Click Restart to restart the system once the progress bar reaches 100%.
The update process initiates at the Dell logo and an update initiation message is displayed with a progress bar. After the update finishes, the system automatically restarts.

Updating the BIOS from BIOS Boot Menu (independent of operating system)

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If BitLocker 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.

Installation
1. Copy the downloaded file to a USB drive. The USB drive does not need to be bootable device.
2. Insert the USB drive into any USB port.
3. Power on the system.
4. At the DELL logo screen, press F12 to access the one-time boot menu.
5. Select BIOS Update in the section.
6. Click Flash from file to browse the USB drive to locate the downloaded file.
7. Select the file and click Submit.
8. Verify the existing system BIOS information and the BIOS update information.
9. Click Update BIOS.
10. Review the Warning message and click Confirm Update BIOS! to proceed with the update.
The system restarts and displays a progress bar at the Dell logo screen. The system restarts again when the update is complete.

Need help with BIOS issues?

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

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