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 5451/5551 System BIOS

Dell Inspiron 5451 System BIOS, Dell Inspiron 5551 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715.

Version

Version A04, A04

Category

BIOS

Release date

19 Mar 2018

Last Updated

19 Mar 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:AAL11A04.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 22 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:
ee3d8a03f32e19db9310fb04b7b7e0a5
SHA1:
3c221e5b216b21fbd3ed43c698e4a14a88c1cbea
SHA-256:
390e3498fef9ba6899621f28bacf8e31b5cb3fd682b8f8ce0247a72dce9dd660

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

Applies to
BASE, NBK, INSP, BTX, 5451
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)]
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, system will auto reboot 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 List Option".
3. Change "UEFI" to "Legacy" of Boot List Option
4. Go to "Exit > Exit Save Changes" and 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, system will auto reboot.
8. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot List Option".
9. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
10. Go to "Exit > Exit Save Changes" and 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.
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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.