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 2720 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell XPS 2720 System BIOS models that are running the following Operating System: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Update 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

23 Feb 2018

Last Updated

23 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XPS_2720_A14.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:
6918124a0990e16e7be16f67f255dbdc
SHA1:
32a9fb9a91ca6a4c35b94c1c9850b27ec8120b5f
SHA-256:
57753996fb13456ee92062ea2843ba941852c4515a8b27dffb47301ffbd5fdeb

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

Applies to
Dell XPS 2720
Installation instructions
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 (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 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.
Note3: Do not turn off power or interrupt BIOS update process during flashing BIOS.
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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.