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Alienware M17X System BIOS, A07

Alienware M17xR1 A07
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BIOS Release Notes
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Systems : QuickSilver
BIOS Version : A07
Release Date: 03/04/2011
VBIOS version: 62.79.60.00.03
ITE EC Version: 12.62


BIOS change:
1. None.

EC change:
1. Modified CPU throttling algorithm to be more efficient.
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Version

A07, A07

Release date

10 Mar 2011

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Optional
Dell Technologies recommends reviewing this update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations or provides new features that may or may not apply to your environment.
Available formats

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: M17xR1A07-W64.exe
File Size: 2.61 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:
9d8892b4d15b0b6f52616be91b0a2e3b
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

File Format: Flash BIOS executable
File Name: M17R1A07.zip
File Size: 8.49 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:
6f9aa22d4a6e8163af8a004edbe1aca4
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

File Format: An archive of text files to provide help and procedural information to the customers
File Name: M17xR1 A07 Release Notes.txt
File Size: 579 Bytes
Format Description:
This format consists of an archive of text files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
ef7cdfa736afb0afa1b79fc25c3ac332
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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Custom Instructions for M17R1A07.zip:

Windows - Execute M17R1A07-W64.exe and follow instructions.

DOS - Boot to DOS bootable media. Execute a.bat and follow instructions.
Custom Instructions for M17xR1A07-W64.exe:

Windows - Execute M17R1A07-W64.exe and follow instructions.

DOS - Boot to DOS bootable media. Execute a.bat and follow instructions.
Custom Instructions for M17xR1 A07 Release Notes.txt:

Windows - Execute M17R1A07-W64.exe and follow instructions.

DOS - Boot to DOS bootable media. Execute a.bat and follow instructions.

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