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 OptiPlex 5050 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS update and is supported on Dell OptiPlex 5050 Tower, OptiPlex 5050 Small Form Factor and OptiPlex 5050 Micro for Windows Operation System.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 and associated Intel Reboot issue.
Enhancements:
- No applicable.

Version

Version 1.7.9, 1.7.9

Category

BIOS

Release date

20 Feb 2018

Last Updated

20 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:OptiPlex_5050_1.7.9.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 17 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:
0226e80ac578a75d461b0d224717514b
SHA1:
fc8abc2478673bc37a2a9f26e1772852cc7f7a8d
SHA-256:
3184f5bc0dee54f663b129560cfc53037e5936bba46005b65219a6ed10ae9824

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

Applies to
OptiPlex 5050 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.

Perform the BIOS update from the BIOS Boot Menu, independent of operating system, if BIOS supported
1. Copy the downloaded file to a USB flash device. It does not need to be bootable.
2. Insert the USB flash device into any USB port.
3. Power on the system.
4. At the DELL logo screen, press F12 to access the one time boot menu.
5. Select "BIOS Flash Update" in the "Other Options" section.
6. Click on the "..." button to browse the USB flash device to locate the downloaded file.
7. Select the file and click "Ok"
8. Confirm the Existing System BIOS Information and the BIOS Update Information are as expected.
9. Click "Begin Flash Update"
10. Reviewing the Warning message and click "Yes" to proceed with the update.
11. The system should restart and show a Flash Progress bar on the Dell logo screen as the BIOS update is being performed.
12. The system will restart once again when the Flash update is complete.

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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.