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 XPS 13 9370 System BIOS

This package contains the Dell system BIOS update version 1.6.3 and is supported on Dell XPS 13 9370. 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 package fixes the incorrect Windows operating system logon message that is displayed on the lock screen of Windows. The package also fixes the issue where the characters fail to display on the screen while typing continuously.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed the incorrect Windows operating system logon message that is displayed on the lock screen of Windows.
- Fixed the issue where the characters fail to display on the screen while typing continuously.
- Enabled support for Intel Turbo Boost Technology on I3-8310U processors that was disabled by default.

Enhancements:
- Optimized the battery diagnostics in Dell Enhanced Pre-boot System Assessment (ePSA).

Version

Version 1.6.3, 1.6.3

Category

BIOS

Release date

26 Nov 2018

Last Updated

26 Nov 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XPS_9370_1.6.3.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 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:
91cca0a54ad3f985fa3bcf582197ca61
SHA1:
bdc589265f7003aa1603709c363391b0afacfbdd
SHA-256:
b939f8678aeb3e19c3e2b82e08b4307d5a24868e4b45b545ef587e0329170e7c

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

Installation instructions
Download the file to Desktop
The file XPS_9370_XXX.exeis 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_9370_XXX.exeand 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_9370_XXX.exeto a bootable USB drive.
2. Boot from the USB drive to the DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing Y:\XPS_9370_XXX.exe (where Y is the drive letter where the executable file is located).

Note: 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.