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 XPS 15 9560 System BIOS

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This package contains the Dell system BIOS update and is supported on Dell XPS 15 9560 that runs Windows operating system. 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.
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XPS_15_9560_1.6.2.exe | 9.78 MB
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File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: XPS_15_9560_1.6.2.exe
File Size: 9.78 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.
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Fixes & Enhancements

- N/A

- Improve system reliability and safety.
- Allows Dell Command Configure to implement the required Thunderbolt Security Level settings without the need to access the BIOS.
- Updated the handling of pre-boot authentication information by firmware.
- Enhance NVME support and reduce noise.
- Updated Intel ME Firmware to address security advisories INTEL-SA-00086 (CVE-2017-5705, CVE-2017-5708, CVE-2017-5711 & CVE-2017-5712) & INTEL-SA-00101(CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13078 & CVE-2017-13080)
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1.6.2, 1.6.2

Release date

12 Dec 2017

Download Type

System BIOS




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.

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Important: It is not suggested/allowed to downgrade BIOS to the version before 1.6.2.
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1.19.219 Jun 2020
1.18.027 Dec 2019
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1.15.027 Jun 2019
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1.12.123 Oct 2018
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1.9.426 Apr 2018
1.7.118 Feb 2018
1.5.015 Sep 2017
1.4.001 Sep 2017
1.3.430 Jun 2017
1.3.312 May 2017
XPS 15 9560 System BIOS
Download the file to Desktop
The file XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe is using the Universal (Windows/DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.
1. Click Download now. The File Download window is displayed.
2. Click the Save button. The Save As window is displayed.
3. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.
4. Click the Save button. A progress meter moves as the download is completed.
5. If necessary, click X in the upper right corner of the Download Progress window to close it upon completion.

Note: Shut down all other applications before running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system for loading the new BIOS.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Double-click the Icon on your desktop labeled XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe and the Dell BIOS Flash window is displayed.
2. Click the Continue button. A message that states Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS and then reboot is displayed.
3. Click the OK button. The system restarts to complete the update process.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
Note: You must provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the file XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe to a bootable USB drive.
2. Boot from the USB drive to the DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing A:\ XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe (where A is the drive letter where the executable file is located).

Need help with BIOS issues?

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

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