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 Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme 7414/5414 and Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme 7214 System BIOS

Restart required
This package contains the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme 7414/5414 and Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme 7214 systems that run Windows and DOS operating systems. BIOS is a firmware that is embedded on a small memory chip on the computer's system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives and other devices.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed the TPM startup error on TPM configuration during S3 sleep resume.
- Fixed a potential issue where system stops responding when an incorrectly formatted password is entered in the BIOS Security Manager (BIOS preboot password) screen.

Enhancements
- Added BIOS Password Feature: Password Lockout.
- Added PPI Bypass option in TPM for Clear Command support.
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Version

1.21.0, 1.21.0

Release date

30 Oct 2018

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.
Available formats

File Format: Flash BIOS executable
File Name: Latitude_7414_7214_5414_Rugged_1.21.0.exe
File Size: 10.47 MB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a6b8e4d1885ce158bb0cee9abd8a9e5b
SHA1:
e43c6185e4923b1f8bffd5bb0674ee03d67c2316
SHA-256:
25ca4cf67c23ef8fb9ffa194da03b85cdc186fcb24e6cdf69b044ff0972c6f58

File Format: BIOS Recovery Image File
File Name: BIOS_IMG.rcv
File Size: 10.47 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:
a6b8e4d1885ce158bb0cee9abd8a9e5b
SHA1:
e43c6185e4923b1f8bffd5bb0674ee03d67c2316
SHA-256:
25ca4cf67c23ef8fb9ffa194da03b85cdc186fcb24e6cdf69b044ff0972c6f58

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

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Updating the BIOS through Windows
1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window is displayed, 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 automatically restarts and updates BIOS during the system startup screen. After BIOS update is complete, the system reboots again.

Updating the BIOS from the BIOS Boot Menu (independent of operating system)
Ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker-enabled system. If BitLocker is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step.
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 Flash Update in the Other Options section.
6. Click the ... button to browse the USB drive to locate the downloaded file.
7. Select the file and click Ok.
8. Confirm the Existing System BIOS Information and the BIOS Update Information are as expected.
9. Click Begin Flash Update.
10. Review the Warning message and click Yes to proceed with the update.
The system restarts and displays a Flash Progress bar on the Dell logo screen as the BIOS update is being performed. The system restarts again when the Flash update is complete.

Need help with BIOS issues?

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

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