Driver Details

Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

Dell Inspiron 5537/5737/3537/3737 System BIOS

This package contains the BIOS update for Dell Inspiron 5537, 5737, 3537 and 3737 systems that run on Windows and DOS operating systems. 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. This BIOS update has the updated CPU microcode that addresses the Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00115.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Updated CPU microcode to address Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00115 (CVE-2018-3639 & CVE-2018-3640).

Enhancements:
- N/A

Version

Version A11, A11

Category

BIOS

Release date

08 Νοε 2018

Last Updated

08 Νοε 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Inspiron_5537_A11.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14 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:
39560ca5b0ffe891b792203bf58a41bb
SHA1:
0f5bcf82ece3cc2f2de653a7d98bbcbcd09c6a78
SHA-256:
b29df8ff6447535fb7d041ba14f8e80013526255c44daa421d39f00dc9c018e4

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Version
A10,A10 24 Φεβ 20181:26:22 πμ
A06,A06 05 Νοε 20131:55:36 πμ
A05,A05 02 Οκτ 20131:39:43 πμ
Applies to
Dell Inspiron 5737/3537/3737/5537 and Vostro 2521
Installation instructions
Updating the BIOS through Windows
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window is displayed, 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.
Windows System restarts automatically and updates BIOS at the system startup screen.
After BIOS update is completed, system will reboot automatically to take effect.

Updating the BIOS from a DOS environment with Legacy boot mode (Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then Press F12 key and Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable file is located.
DOS System restarts automatically and updates BIOS at system startup screen.
After BIOS update is completed, system will reboot automatically to take effect.

Updating the BIOS from a DOS environment with UEFI boot mode (Non-Windows users, Load Legacy Option Disabled)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 key and go to General > Boot Sequence > Boot > Boot List Option.
3. Change UEFI to Legacy of Boot List Option.
4. Go to Exit > Save Changes and reboot system.
5. Press F12 and then Select USB Storage Device and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable file is located.
DOS System restarts automatically and updates BIOS at system startup screen.
After the BIOS update is finished, system will reboot automatically.
7. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 key and go to General > Boot Sequence > Boot > Boot List Option.
8. Change Legacy to UEFI Boot Option.
9. Go to Exit > Save Changes and reboot system.

Note 1: You must provide a bootable DOS USB drive. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
Note 2: Ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker-enabled system. If BitLocker is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.