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 Inspiron 3153/3158/7353/7359/7568 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Inspiron 7359/7353/7568/3158/3153 for Windows System.

Fixes & Enhancements

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

Enhancements
- Not Applicable.

Version

Version 1.18.2, 1.18.2

Category

BIOS

Release date

06 Feb 2018

Last Updated

06 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Inspiron_3153_3158_7353_7359_7568_1.18.2.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 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:
e86d970a9d387a5684d48d775a96d875
SHA1:
6ad65773ef1c92c81f0bf3bbd46310590c8b7d4a
SHA-256:
55e72efef9cd5acff60571a0da9add7b2d7baca217fa12146ea66245bc21122e

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

Applies to
Dell Inspiron wood series SKL system BIOS
Installation instructions
BIOS Update Executable for Windows

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.

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Note 1: 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.