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 9350 1.6.1 BIOS

XPS 13 9350 1.6.1 BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
1. Updated the handling of pre-boot authentication information by firmware.
2. Updated UEFI variable input validation.
3. Updated the handling of 3rd party Option ROM loading.
4. Updated SPI flash command configuration settings.
5. Updates to Intel ME Firmware addressing security advisory INTEL-SA-00086 (CVE-2017-5705, CVE-2017-5708, CVE-2017-5711 & CVE-2017-5712) & latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715

Version

Version 1.6.1, 1.6.1

Category

BIOS

Release date

06 Feb 2018

Last Updated

06 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XPS_9350_1.6.1.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:
23f574c13ae55d1a21b0e411f13df42f
SHA1:
4e54d462039679b6058ee54b7b095a6271181b80
SHA-256:
b93f96f7d7ede07f2f6b333052bf4edbdf9ec432c08b876a8af2484aaa5990c7

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

Installation instructions
Download file to Desktop
The file XPS_9350_XXX.exe is using the Universal (Windows/DOS) format and
is designed to be directly executed from Windows 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.
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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled 9350_BIOS_Rev_XXX.exe. the Dell
BIOS Flash window appears.
2. Click the Continue button. The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut
down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot appears.
3. Click the OK button. The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not
create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the file XPS_9350_XXX.exe to a bootable USB key.
2. Boot from the USB key to the DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing Y:\ XPS_9350_XXX.exe (where Y is the drive letter
where the executable is located).
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Note: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a
BitLocker enable system. If you doesn't enable BitLocker on your system you can
ignore it.
Important Information
When the system is upgraded to BIOS version 1.6.1 or later, the system will not allow downgrading to BIOS version 1.5.1 or any previous version.
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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.