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 7300 and 7400 System BIOS

Restart required
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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Firmware updates to address CVE-2020-5363.

Enhancements:
- Updated the Embedded Controller Engine firmware.
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Version

1.7.4, 1.7.4

Release date

22 May 2020

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.
Available formats View Important Information

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: Latitude_7X00_1.7.4.exe
File Size: 25.17 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:
5454153cf442f3228edc86d6d774b639
SHA1:
383559a86331da09b76a40d3d7c0bc13095c5281
SHA-256:
ad92e597f35bf618990a38d5915753e83e30ddbdcd489fe42158667f5257264a

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 BIOS EXE/ Recovery (RCV) to the versions before 1.6.1.

- If you want to downgrade to an older BIOS version, you may follow any one of the below steps,
1. Use BIOS Flash Update in the F12 Boot menu to downgrade the BIOS.
2. Disable the SMM Security Mitigation option from BIOS setup menu before to attempt the downgrade in Windows operating system.
1.23.031 Oct 2022
1.22.015 Sep 2022
1.21.010 Aug 2022
1.20.023 Jun 2022
1.19.125 Apr 2022
1.18.109 Mar 2022
1.17.014 Jan 2022
1.15.110 Nov 2021
1.14.002 Sep 2021
1.13.030 Jul 2021
1.12.006 Apr 2021
1.11.123 Nov 2020
1.10.109 Sep 2020
1.9.130 Jun 2020
1.7.308 Apr 2020
1.5.409 Oct 2019
1.3.1117 Jul 2019
1.2.007 May 2019
1.1.829 Apr 2019
1.0.129 Apr 2019
Dell Latitude 7X00
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 file.
4. Click Yes to open the BIOS update utility.
5. Click Update to initiate the update process. A progress bar is displayed.
6. 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 BIOS update finishes, system will auto reboot to take effect.

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 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.

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 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. Verify the existing system BIOS information and the BIOS update information.
9. Click Begin Flash Update.
10. Review the Warning message and click Yes 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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