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 3442,3542,5748 System BIOS

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 and associated Intel Reboot issue.
- Updated Computrace BIOS persistence module.

Enhancements
- Not Applicable.

Version

Version A13, A13

Category

BIOS

Release date

24 Feb 2018

Last Updated

24 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:3442A13.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 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:
f87f52484b39bfaa83893377c493affa
SHA1:
8f7f6cf81aafd1e14ff1889df6794bad3688c2ba
SHA-256:
2fe4ccfe62fa2e4e3b9aaff12c78af9bc4193fd4d87ac637cf47eb47b2aca5ed

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

Applies to
Dell Inspiron 3442, 3542, 5748
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.

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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.