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 5447/5547/5442/5542 System BIOS

This package provides the BIOS update for Dell Inspiron 5447/5547/5442/5542 running the following Operating Systems: Windows and DOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 and associated Intel Reboot issue.
Enhancements:
- None.

Version

Version A11, A11

Category

BIOS

Release date

24 Feb 2018

Last Updated

24 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Inspiron_5447_A11.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:
95d9efb82ddd8c9b4fe893446b690996
SHA1:
49e9af360b4ae7a1fb2ce323c5cc40d2c31a7135
SHA-256:
34d393edc95d0c29cc042fd5b4b3ae072c9b4ed06fc67773a34bf096c9ef484e

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

Applies to
Dell Inspiron 5442/5447/5542/5547
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/EC 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/EC version you want to update and start BIOS/EC Update process.
3. After BIOS/EC update finished, press Yes and then system will shut down, then power on the system to take effect.
4. If only update BIOS, after BIOS update finished, press "Yes" and then system will restart to take effect

Run the BIOS/EC 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/EC update finished, press the power button to shut down, then power on the system to take effect.
5. If only update BIOS, 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/EC update finished, press the power button to shut down, then power on the system to take effect.
8. If only update BIOS, after BIOS update finished, press Yes and then system will restart to take effect.
9. Go to BIOS Setup by pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot Mode" to change Boot Mode from "Legacy" to "UEFI".
10. Go to "Boot > Secure Boot Control" to change Secure Boot from "Disabled" to "Enabled".
11. Go to "Exit > Save Changes and Reset" and then reboot system.
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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.