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 Precision T3600 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. This update addresses the Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00115. A security advisory is a statement when a product is impacted by a security vulnerability and a remedy is available.
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T3600A17.exe

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: T3600A17.exe
File Size: 5.64 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:
c6cf1c97775264665e17157219bcf68a
SHA1:
ecb2c4cb5b119011d0679256403aca04e8738660
SHA-256:
bc600cf04d3f1c967c6a18c5ecd00bae144121c7236df7fbc79aa919a2af1e68

Fixes & Enhancements

- Updated CPU microcode to address security advisory Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00115 (CVE-2018-3639 and CVE-2018-3640).
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Version

A17, A17

Release date

19 Jul 2018

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.

Additional details

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A1813 Aug 2019
A1625 Apr 2018
A1506 Jun 2017
A1407 Nov 2014
A1319 May 2014
A1211 Dec 2013
A1113 Sep 2013
Dell Precision T3600
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:\ Precision_T3600_X.Y.Z.exe
Where C is the drive letter of the USB device where the executable file is located and Precision_T3600_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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