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 Alienware 13 R2 System BIOS

Dell Alienware 13 R2 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Updated Intel ME Firmware to address security advisory INTEL-SA-00118(CVE-2018-3627)
2. Updated CPU microcode to address security advisory Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00115 (CVE-2018-3639 & CVE-2018-3640)
3. Update to the latest CPU microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 and associated Intel Reboot issue

Version

Version 1.6.1, 1.6.1

Category

BIOS

Release date

05 Sep 2018

Last Updated

05 Sep 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:Alienware13_R2_1.6.1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 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:
7065028d1802d0af51ba1c8af9f1a026
SHA1:
f545f61cdb6766350164326e71e4013496de3833
SHA-256:
c9f033d5604a7da2484186f8a3c481f8e6870d74927a1192914d1f8bc8d50eb1

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

Applies to
Dell Alienware 13 MLK
Installation instructions
[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. DOS System will auto restart and update BIOS while system startup screen.
5. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

[Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment if UEFI Boot Mode (Non-Windows users,Load Legacy Option ROM Disabled)]
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 pressing F2 and go to "Boot > Boot List Option"
9. Change "Legacy" to "UEFI" Boot Option.
10. Load Legacy Option ROM->Enabled
11. Go to "Exit" > Exit Save Changes and 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.