Dell Precision T1500 System BIOS, Vostro 430 BIOS, 2.4.0

2.4.0 System BIOS for both P55 platform and H57 platform

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell Inc.
Copyright (C) 2011, All Rights reserved.

Version: 2.4.0
Build Date: 01/13/2011

1. Update CPU microcode.
2. Enhance Windows support.
3. Enhance display monitor support.


Version 2.4.0, 2.4.0



Release date

19 Jan 2011

Last Updated

03 Nov 2014


Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:SYEO-240.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7 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.

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

Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for SYEO-240.exe:

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

  1. Download file to Desktop

  2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Download file to Desktop

The file SYEO-240.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from both Windows and DOS environment.

  1. Click Download now.
    The File Download window appears.

  2. Click the Save button.
    The Save As window appears.

  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-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

  1. Make sure all the Windows device drivers are installed correctly in Device Manager.

  2. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled SYEO-240.EXE.
    The Dell BIOS Flash window appears

  3. Click the Update BIOS button.
    System will begin to update BIOS.
    The message Update successful!It will take effect after reboot!Reboot now? appears after BIOS update.

  4. Click the Reboot button.
    The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.

  5. After the BIOS Flash is completed, a system shutdown is recommended.
    Turn off the computer from Start Menu.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)

NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

  1. Copy the file SYEO-240.EXE to a bootable USB key.

  2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.

  3. Run the file by typing Y:\SYEO-240.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

  4. NOTE:The update process may take some minutes, please be patient.
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 recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).