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.

Before updating the BIOS, please suspend BitLocker encryption. If it is not enabled on your system, you can skip this step. Learn more

Dell XPS 15 9560 System BIOS

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This package contains the Dell system BIOS update. BIOS is a firmware that is embedded on a small memory chip on the system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives, and other devices.

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixed the issue where random programs launch unexpectedly when multiple keys are pressed together.
- Fixed the issue where a warning message is displayed during boot. This issue occurs due to incorrect BIOS default values by changing the BIOS default setting to Prompt on Warnings and Errors.

Enhancements:
- Improved startup stability when the RTC (CMOS) battery voltage is low.
- Improved WiFi switching stability when Dell Thunderbolt dock TB16 is disconnected during sleep.
- Addressed the Auto Wake on malfunction in AC mode when battery has drained.

Version

Version 1.9.4, 1.9.4

Category

BIOS

Release date

26 Apr 2018

Last Updated

22 Dec 2019

Importance

Available formats

File Format: Non-Packaged
File Name: XPS_15_9560_1.9.4.exe
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 9.93 MB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
baa63d39233052ec91391b34795c7c1b
SHA1:
1ebb1023cbb4c9bacc4d4835ae767a4596723391
SHA-256:
c9023549b497381374e65ef735d4c81a6bcecabba10d0db6d68719f7c65baa12

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

XPS 15 9560 System BIOS
Updating the BIOS from Windows

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If it is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step. For information about how to disable BitLocker, see How to Enable or Disable BitLocker with TPM in Windows at support.dell.com.
Note 2: Do not turn off the power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.

Download and Installation
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. 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 restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.


Updating the BIOS from DOS (Non-Windows users)

Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If it is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step. For information about how to disable BitLocker, see How to Enable or Disable BitLocker with TPM in Windows at support.dell.com.
Note 2: Do not turn off power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.

Installation
Note: You must provide a bootable USB drive. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then Press the F12 key.
3. Select USB Storage Device and boot to the DOS prompt.
4. Run the file by typing following command. For example:
C:\ XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe
Where C is the drive letter of the USB device where the executable file is located and XPS_9560_X.Y.Z.exe is the name of the downloaded file.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.
Once the BIOS is updated, you cannot downgrade it to a version before 1.9.4.

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