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 Vostro 3900 SYSTEM BIOSDell Vostro 3900G SYSTEM BIOSDell Vostro 3902 SYSTEM BIOSDell Vostro 3800 SYSTEM BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell Vostro 3900, Dell Vostro 3900G, Dell Vostro 3902, Dell Vostro 3800 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

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

Enhancements
- Not Applicable.

Version

Version A14, A14

Category

BIOS

Release date

21 Feb 2018

Last Updated

21 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Vostro_3900_3800_3902_A14.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:
75038f227ef67557651d1a5aef4f0672
SHA1:
66ff53030b7529c215da032fd80e3570cb0164f9
SHA-256:
b4dc4a1472ab51726b8366f77dc003ef3b2a0dd2961051363f16f4d56d6c3572

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

Applies to
3900/3902/3800/3900G
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. 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)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select USB Storage Drive and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. 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)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
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 restart system.
5. Press F12, then Select USB Storage Drive 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 to take effect.
7. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 key.
8. Change the Legacy to UEFI from F2 > Boot > Boot Mode.
9. Go to Exit > Save Changes and restart system to go back original UEFI Boot Mode.

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Note: 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.
Important Information
Do NOT power off the system until the process of updating(flashing) BIOS has been done.
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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.