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Dell Command Update

Summary: Download Dell Command Update and read release notes and specifications.

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Symptoms

Dell Command | Update is a stand-alone application, for commercial client computers, that provides updates for system software that is released by Dell. This application simplifies the BIOS, firmware, driver, and application update experience for Dell commercial client hardware. This application can also be used to install drivers after the operating system and network drivers are installed based on the computer identity.

You can use KB article 180507: Dell Command Cloud Repository Manager to create a repository of computer updates for Dell commercial client devices and help further streamline update efforts. Dell Command | Update can be used at the endpoint to install these updates.

NoteRecommendations: Dell highly recommends applying the latest Dell Command | Update during your next scheduled update cycle. Updates contain feature enhancements or changes that improve the reliability and availability of your computer.


Dell Command | Update 4.4

Dell Command | Update 4.4 (released October 2021)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.4

  • Improved the Windows Narrator experience
  • Added the password masking feature in the command line interface
  • Enhanced the security check during file download

Dell Command | Update 4.3

Dell Command | Update 4.3 (released July 2021)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.3

  • ADR functionality to support the DUP files
  • Enabling security enhancement with Dell signature verification for all packages
  • Providing an enhanced user experience of one hour quiet period after the Out Of Box Experience (OOBE)

Dell Command | Update 4.2.1

Dell Command | Update 4.2.1 (released June 2021)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.2.1

  • Updated Inventory module

Dell Command | Update 4.2

Dell Command | Update 4.2 (released May 2021)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.2

  • Enhanced download mechanism
  • Improved telemetry event logging mechanism

Dell Command | Update 4.1

Dell Command | Update 4.1 (released January 2021)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.1

  • Improved scan logic
  • Upgraded security features
  • Updated toast notifications
  • Improved messaging for BIOS installation failure scenarios 

Dell Command | Update 4.0

Dell Command | Update 4.0 (released November 2020)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 4.0

  • Improved User Interface.
  • Support for Intel's 12th generation processors.
  • Support for Windows Declarative Componentized Hardware supported apps (DCH) drivers.

Dell Command | Update 3.1.3

Dell Command | Update 3.1.3 (released August 2020)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 3.1.3

  • Improvements on the self-update process
  • Includes support for the Windows Operating System when Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are enabled.
  • Corrected an issue where dcu-cli.exe does not run in a PowerShell remote interactive session.
Note: There is no user guide for version DCU 3.1.2 or DCU 3.1.3. You can see the DCU 3.1.1 user guide for reference.
 
Note: If you want to uninstall Dell Command | Update for Windows 10 by command line? You can enter the following command in a prompt with administrative privileges:      

Dell-Command-Update-Application-for-Windows-10_XXXXX_WIN_y.y.y_A00.EXE /
passthrough /x /s /v"/qn"
Log path command: Dell-Command-Update-Application-for-Windows-10_XXXXX_WIN_y.y.y_A00.EXE /
passthrough /x /s /v"/qn /l*vx <log path>"

Dell Command | Update 3.1.2

Dell Command | Update 3.1.2 (released April 2020)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

New features in version 3.1.2

  • Improved application installation time
  • Improved time required to check for updates
  • Addresses automatic computer reboot issue
  • Last Check field in user interface displays a more accurate time when a check for updates is performed.
  • Plus more (see the release notes for all the updates).

Dell Command | Update 3.1.1

Dell Command | Update 3.1.1 (released February 2020)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links


Cause

Previous Releases

Dell Command | Update 3.1

Dell Command | Update 3.1 (released November 2019)

There are two downloads available for Dell Command | Update:

Documentation Links

New features in version 3.1

  • Automatic suspension of BitLocker when BIOS updates are applied. 
  • Command-line interface support 
  • Enhanced return codes for command-line interface 
  • Options to schedule updates on a weekly or monthly basis 
  • Issue fixes and enhancement

Dell Command | Update 3.0 for Windows 10 only

Download Dell Command | Update 3.0 (released June 20, 2018).

Documentation Link

Dell Command | Update 2.4

Download

Dell Command | Update 2.4 (released June 20, 2018).

Documentation Links

Dell Command | Configure 


Resolution


Out of Warranty support Out of warranty? No problem. Browse to the Dell.com/support website and enter your Dell Service Tag and view our offers.

NOTE: Offers are only available for US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, China, and Japan personal computer customers. Server and Storage not applicable.

Additional Information

How - To Videos

Here are a few videos to help you learn about Dell Command | Update and its capabilities to help manage updates for your client computers. 

 
YouTube Video:
How to use DCU - Part 1 (5:31 - English)    
  YouTube Video:
  How to use DCU - Part 2 (8:27 - English)
  YouTube Video:
  How To Use DCU  - Part 3 (5:37 - English)


See the Dell Client Command Suite Videos to see additional videos on client management. 
 

Article Properties


Affected Product

Dell Command | Update

Last Published Date

19 Nov. 2021

Version

16

Article Type

Solution

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