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 G5 5587/G7 7588 and Vostro 7580 System BIOS

This package contains the Dell system BIOS update and is supported on Dell G5 5587, G7 7588, and Vostro 7580 systems that run 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. This package enables the Intel Smart Sound Technology feature and adds extra information under the Thunderbolt Auto Switch option in BIOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- N/A

Enhancements:
- Enabled the Intel Smart Sound Technology feature.
- Added extra information under the Thunderbolt Auto Switch option in BIOS.

Version

Version 1.6.1, 1.6.1

Category

BIOS

Release date

20 Nov 2018

Last Updated

04 Dec 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Dell_G5_5587_G7_7588_Vostro_7580_1.6.1.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.
MD5:
6e0e3ba5fff841d60520564afa2bffe3
SHA1:
ff732edef42de199d163b44a4670288ea2f9d111
SHA-256:
375cb53a56551f814345c0115332fb412e8f91abf5396f9807ecdbeef49e25cf

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

Version
1.10.0,1.10.0 19 Apr 20193:21:05 PM
1.9.0,1.9.0 22 Feb 20199:31:37 AM
1.8.0,1.8.0 22 Jan 20199:57:44 AM
1.5.0,1.5.0 08 Oct 201810:16:06 AM
1.3.0,1.3.0 27 Jul 20186:38:32 AM
1.2.1,1.2.1 27 Jul 20186:37:08 AM
1.1.0,1.1.0 27 Jul 20186:36:52 AM
1.0.1,1.0.1 04 Apr 20182:03:23 AM
Applies to
Dell G5 5587 / Dell G7 7588 / Vostro 7580
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.
The system automatically restarts and updates BIOS during the system startup screen. After BIOS update is complete, the system reboots again.

Updating the BIOS from the BIOS Boot Menu (independent of operating system)
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.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a USB drive. The USB drive does not need to be bootable device.
2. Insert the USB drive into any USB port.
3. Power on the system.
4. At the DELL logo screen, press F12 to access the one-time boot menu.
5. Select BIOS Flash Update in the Other Options section.
6. Click the ... button to browse the USB drive to locate the downloaded file.
7. Select the file and click Ok.
8. Confirm the Existing System BIOS Information and the BIOS Update Information are as expected.
9. Click Begin Flash Update.
10. Review the Warning message and click Yes to proceed with the update.
The system restarts and displays a Flash Progress bar on the Dell logo screen as the BIOS update is being performed. The system restarts again when the Flash update is complete.
Important Information
Notes:

1.Once updated, BIOS cannot be downgraded to any version prior to 1.6.1.
2. Users are advised to update Realtek Audio driver version 6.0.1.8551 to ISST(Intel Smart Sound Technology) enabled after current BIOS version is updated.
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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 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).