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 Optiplex 790 System BIOS

This package provides the BIOS update for Dell OptiPlex 790 running in the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Not applicable.

Enhancements :
- Updated Intel ME Firmware to address security advisory CVE-2017-5689 / INTEL-SA-00075.

Version

Version A19, A19

Category

BIOS

Release date

02 Jun 2017

Last Updated

02 Jun 2017

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:O790-A19.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 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:
f7ac08752233c7c48824aff3273cfdd0
SHA1:
0cd7f8c02ee4c8dd84a738984a94097b4574f01f
SHA-256:
fe0d88f3897a8a881cb8782b69a55940cd325e379ee7dac0865e626c11d533a2

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

Version
A22,A22 21 Aug 20188:38:13 AM
A21,A21 21 Mar 20185:38:48 AM
A18,A18 30 Sep 20137:52:14 AM
A17,A17 21 Mar 20131:46:43 AM
A16,A16 15 Oct 20127:56:31 AM
A15,A15 10 Sep 20126:49:55 AM
A14,A14 06 Sep 20123:27:21 AM
A13,A13 24 May 20128:43:17 AM
A11,A11 08 Mar 20122:16:52 AM
A10,A10 08 Dec 20116:34:51 AM
Applies to
Dell Optiplex 790
Installation instructions
Download
1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Windows System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
3. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if Legacy Boot Mode(Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, 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 is located.
4. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if UEFI Boot Mode (Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "General-Boot Sequence - Boot List Option"
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" of Boot List Option
4. Click "Apply", "Exit" to save changes and reboot system.
5. Press F12, then Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
6. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
7. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot .
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "General > Boot Sequence > Boot List Option"
9. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
10. Click "Apply", "Exit" to save changes and reboot system

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Note 1: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
Note 2: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you don't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it.
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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.