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.

XPS ONE 2710 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell XPS One 2710 System BIOS models that are running the following Operating System: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Updated to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 and associated Intel Reboot issue.

Enhancements:
- Not Applicable.

Version

Version A13, A13

Category

BIOS

Release date

22 Mar 2018

Last Updated

22 Mar 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XPS_One_2710_A13.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12 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:
a329bba80a8c123fa91cabd8f65b636b
SHA1:
95878e1b02732db705c764d26792be9e0f80ed47
SHA-256:
fce26d835bc86ae2a00767c0e66988f8a63ad5fd6b3587f700a3b865bd6411ef

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

Applies to
Dell XPS One 2710
Installation instructions
BIOS Update Executable for Windows/DOS

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. Press "Yes" to confirm the BIOS version you want to update and start BIOS Update process.
3. After BIOS update finished, press Yes and then system will restart 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. After BIOS update finished, press "Yes" and then system will restart to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment, if UEFI Boot mode with Load Legacy Option disabled (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 "Boot > Boot Mode" Option.
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" Boot Mode.
4. Go to "Exit > Save Changes and Reset" and then 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, press "Yes" and then system will reboot to take effect.
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot Mode" to change Boot Mode from "Legacy" to "UEFI".
9. Go to "Boot > Secure Boot Control" to change Secure Boot from "Disabled" to "Enabled".
10. Go to "Exit > Save Changes and Reset" and then 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.
Note 3: Do not turn off power or interrupt BIOS update process during flashing BIOS.
Important Information
Please run A13.exe directly if you already updated the BIOS to A06, A08, A09, A10, A11 or A12.

Attention! Once you upgraded the BIOS to A13. Please DO NOT downgrade the BIOS to any older version.
Note! The SATA mode will be changed to AHCI after you flash the BIOS if your system BIOS is A08 or older.
This BIOS will automatically detect SATA configuration and set to the correct mode accordingly when you click loading defaults as this --- BIOS Setup > Exit > Load Defaults;
Please DO RUN 'Load Defaults' after you update BIOS.
Be careful: That BIOS settings will be load to defaults except 'Boot Mode', 'Secure Boot Control' and 'Load Legacy OPROM'.
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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.