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 7460/7560 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 Advisories INTEL-SA-00241, INTEL-SA-00219, INTEL-SA-00220, INTEL-SA-00270, INTEL-SA-00260, and INTEL-SA-00254. A security advisory is a statement when a product is impacted by a security vulnerability and a remedy is available.
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Inspiron_7460_7560_1.12.0.exe

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: Inspiron_7460_7560_1.12.0.exe
File Size: 6.31 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:
bbc5ec5e5e8ed3a1fc9cb78294171a84
SHA1:
deafa8ea12901267a90fc7ef02a04d1907dfebfc
SHA-256:
6481428bcde192510d7d7e18071f0a980ae1069b7f7de53bc42ac8225bbf3604

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Firmware updates to address security advisory INTEL-SA-00241 (CVE-2019-0169, CVE-2019-11104, CVE-2019-11090, CVE-2019-0168, CVE-2019-11087, CVE-2019-11101, CVE-2019-11106, and CVE-2019-11147)
- Firmware updates to address Intel security advisories INTEL-SA-00219 (CVE-2019-0117), INTEL-SA-00220 (CVE-2019-0123), and INTEL-SA-00270 (CVE-2019-11135).
- Firmware updates to address Intel security advisories INTEL-SA-00260 (CVE-2019-0154) and INTEL-SA-00254 (CVE-2019-0185).
- Fixed an issue with preboot TPM detection and error logging.
- Fixed a BIOS Setup configuration issue that occurs after clearing the CMOS.
- Fixed the issue where the operating system prompts for BitLocker Recovery key while booting.
- Removed the IpSec driver and application.

Enhancements:
- Added an enhancement to extend the BIOS password configuration measurements into the TPM.
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Version

1.12.0, 1.12.0

Release date

12 Mar 2020

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.

File Format: BIOS Recovery Image File
File Name: BIOS_IMG.rcv
File Size: 6.31 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:
3ea6c286334b17bc1fe28fb99f160b79
SHA1:
17081133d86577324f1a836953dfde5d84ec5389
SHA-256:
1857724070a19a22beb9f680a033ee60b30140f3b7b7b689c9860a568827022f

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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:\ Inspiron_7460_X.Y.Z.exe
Where C is the drive letter of the USB device where the executable file is located and Inspiron_7460_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.

Updating the BIOS from DOS with UEFI boot mode enabled (Non-Windows users, Load Legacy Option Disabled)
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 bootable DOS USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then go to BIOS Setup by pressing the F2 key.
3. Go to General > Boot Sequence > Boot > Boot List Option.
4. Change UEFI to Legacy of Boot List Option.
5. Go to Exit > Save Changes and reboot system.
6. Press F12 and then select USB Storage Device and boot to the DOS prompt.
7. Run the file by typing the file name.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, the system restarts again.
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing the F2 key and go to General > Boot Sequence > Boot > Boot List Option.
9. Change Legacy to UEFI Boot Option.
10. Go to Exit > Save Changes and reboot the system.

Need help with BIOS issues?

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

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