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Recommended updates for optimal performance of your Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139 Tablet

Summary: Dell highly recommends applying the latest updates to the Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139 tablets. These updates contain fixes and enhancements to improve the reliability and availabilitySee more

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Dell highly recommends applying the following updates to Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139 tablets. These updates contain fixes and enhancements to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.


Table of Contents:

  1. Use the Dell Command | Update to update all drivers BIOS and firmware for your system
  2. Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139 System BIOS
  3. Sharp / Samsung Touch Panel Firmware
  4. Sandisk SSD X232112 FW on Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139
  5. Intel Chipset Device Software Driver
  6. Intel Serial IO driver
  7. Intel HD, HD 4200/4400/4600 Graphics Driver
  8. Intel(R) Management Engine Components Installer – vPro
  9. Intel Near Field Communications Driver
  10. Realtek High-Definition Audio Driver
  11. O2 Micro OZ777xxx/OZ621XX Memory Card Reader Driver
  12. Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Wireless Fidelity (WIFI) Driver
  13. Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console
  14. O2Micro OZ77CR6 Smartcard Driver (7139 ONLY)
  15. Validity FingerPrint Reader 495 (7139 ONLY)
  16. Venue Desktop Dock Version 0.41.26, A05 Firmware update
  17. Venue 11 Pro Keyboard Update
  18. Dell Venue Pro 11 5130/7130/7139/7140 Travel Keyboard TI MSP430 Firmware

This article provides the information on "Venue 11 Pro (7130/7139) Recommended BIOS & Firmware Updates and suggested driver installation order".


Use the Dell Command | Update Utility to update all drivers, BIOS and firmware for your system

The Dell Command Update Utility allows you to update all drivers, firmware and BIOS updates through a single utility. For instructions on use of  this utility see the following hyperlink:

How to use Dell Command | Update to update all drivers BIOS and firmware for your system.

NOTE: The Venue Desktop Dock firmware update may have to be run individually.

If you desire to update drivers manually then continue through items 2 through 10 in the table of contents.


Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139 System Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) aka (System Setup)

Flash the BIOS to version A16 or the most current version (Current version is A16 as of 7/16/2015) from the download links listed below.

Update time: 7-8 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Improved Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) boot functionality of Realtek Local Area Network (LAN) dongle.
  • Updated EC version to X43 >> Improving the efficiency of battery usage and optimizing PAD discharge function when Travel Dock connected without AC power.
  • Improved USB keyboard function for McAfee Pre-Boot Assessment (PBA).
  • Enhanced security module (BIOS Boot Specification Manager [BBS]).
  • Updated Dell Systems Management BIOS (SM Bios) version to Gen 5.18.0 >> Enhance PXE booting with Universally Unique IDentifier (UUID) support.
  • Added Near Field Communication (NFC) setting in BIOS setup menu to enable/disable NFC device.
  • Enhanced Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Service Menu function to prevent unexpected problems.
  • Enhanced Trusted eXecution Technology & Virtualization Technology (TXT & VT) for Direct Input/Output (I/O) setting relationship control.
  • Improved virtual keyboard to pop-up when input password is required to enter the Operating System (OS) not for Pad only.
  • Enhanced to ASIX PXE boot (by ASIX Electronics Corp.) experience to prevent unexpected abnormal sound.
  • Updated BIOS Flash Update Tool version to 2.5.1.T4 >> Improve Flash Update Utility compatible with Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) support.
  • Added support for LCD panels made by Sharp Electronics.
  • Optimized for Windows 8 Metro User Interface (UI).
  • Enhanced microphone control setting under BIOS Setup.
  • Enhanced BIOS control add to prevent potential PXE boot problem with Network Interface Controller Internet Protocol version 4/version 6 (NIC IPv4/IPv6) case.
  • Removed un-supported device information in the Enhanced Pre-Boot Assessment (ePSA) diagnostics. (Diagnostics built into to system BIOS)
  • Added a progress bar display when press space bar during Power On Self-Test (POST)
  • Supported new Desktop dock.
  • Supported Hard drive information in BIOS setup.
  • Fixed the pointer cannot move by pressing volume up button in Change Boot Mode Setting menu.
  • Fixed several devices problem to support system operating on Windows 7 OS.
  • Fixed system resumes from S3 automatically when WLAN was connected.
  • Improved Daylight Saving mechanism.
  • Enhanced function key when set system password.
  • Enhanced LAN function on dongle and Desktop dock.
  • Improved Secure boot function.
  • Upgraded ME Firmware.
  • Improved USB port function when resume from sleep status.
  • Improved the charging setting when remove Adapter from thin keyboard.
  • Improved Security mechanism when system in sleep status.
  • Fixed the issue that letter lost when type the same letter continuously in Dell security manager.
  • Fixed the issue that virtual keyboard will randomly hang up under BitLocker recovery screen.
  • Fixed the issue that travel keyboard cannot be charged if pad dock to travel keyboard and plug AC under power off state.
  • Improved touch screen performance in pre-OS environment.
  • Enhanced Computrace function.

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Firmware Update for Sharp / Samsung Touch Panel Firmware Patch

Firmware Update for Sharp / Samsung Touch Panel Firmware Patch Version v1.0.5.100, A01

Update time: 2-3 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Fixed issues which relate to active stylus pen.

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Sandisk SSD X232112 FW on Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130/7139

To determine if a SanDisk Solid State Drive (SSD) is present in system, Go to Start, Open, and then select Device Manager. Once opened, expand the Disk drives section to see if SanDisk SSD is present.

Update time: 3-4 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Enhanced Device Sleep (DEVSLP) exit signature to recognize short ungraceful power cycle, while the drive is in DEVSLP state.

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Intel Chipset Device Software Driver

Intel Chipset Device Software Driver

Fixes/Enhancements

Enhancements - Supported Windows 8.1.

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Intel Serial IO driver

Intel Serial IO driver

This package provides the driver for the Intel Serial IO and is supported on the Tablet Venue 11 Pro that are running Windows 8.1 64-bit.

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Intel HD, HD 4200/4400/4600 Graphics Driver

Intel HD, HD 4200/4400/4600 Graphics Driver for Venue 7130/7139 Version 10.18.14.4222, A05 (current as of 7/8/2015)

Update time: 2-3 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Addresses issues when using DP-DP connection with U2312, U2412, U2414H and other displays.
  • Improved 4k2k support.
  • Improved robustness with docking.
  • Addresses multi-monitor persistence issues after power management events and hot-docking.
  • Improved external monitor hot-plug detection
NOTE: At this point, the display will may be dim. To work around this, go to Settings/Change PC Settings/PC and devices/Power and Sleep/Adjust my screen brightness automatically to OFF.

Reboot your system

Firmware Update for Samsung 10.8" FHD LCD

Firmware Update for Samsung 10.8" FHD LCD

Reboot your system

Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 & 7139 & 5130 patch for Samsung 10.8" FHD LCD

Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 & 7139 & 5130 patch for Samsung 10.8" FHD LCD

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Intel(R) Management Engine Components Installer – vPro

Intel(R) Management Engine Components Installer – vPro

Update time: 3-4 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • variant for either mainstream or enterprise/secure configuration

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Intel Near Field Communications Driver

Intel Near Field Communications Driver

Update time: 3-4 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Supported Windows 8.1.

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Realtek High-Definition Audio Driver

Realtek High-Definition Audio Driver

Update time: 3-4 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Added support to disable the microphone in BIOS setup
  • Improved the compatibility with the Bluetooth headset

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O2 Micro OZ777xxx/OZ621XX Memory Card Reader Driver

O2 Micro OZ777xxx/OZ621XX Memory Card Reader Driver

Update time: 3-4 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Fixed miniSD card can't be read and write after system resume form S3/S4
  • Added SDIO card support.

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Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Wireless Fidelity (WIFI) Driver

To determine the specific WIFI driver present in system, Go to Start, Open, and then select Device Manager. Once opened, expand the Network Adapters section to determine specific driver present in the system.

Update time: 2-3 minutes. No Restart Required.

Update time: 5-6 minutes. No Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

  • Improved battery power consumption problem.
  • Information File (INF) update for magic packet and magic pattern.
  • Improve potential Bluetooth yellow bang (Problem indicator).
  • Fixed one roaming failure issue.
  • Add roaming aggressiveness feature
  • Fixed BT mouse intermittent drop issue.
  • Fixed "Cannot install BT driver to Win7 SP1 CHT"
  • Implemented a service to prevent yellow bang when Sx -> S0 power state.
  • Revision up BT version.

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Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console

Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

Improve stability on Intel connected standby enabled system.

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O2Micro OZ77CR6 Smartcard Driver (7139 ONLY)

O2Micro OZ77CR6 Smartcard Driver

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

Corrects "Checking Status" issue when card is inserted in system at login.
Released the logoed driver for win8 and win8.1.

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Validity FingerPrint Reader 495 (7139 ONLY)

Validity FingerPrint Reader 495

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

Enhanced WHCK'd VFS495 drivers for Win8.1
This build includes some minor bug fixes related to Fingerprint Reader logo tests (i.e. ESD fixes for certain Dell tablets)

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Venue Desktop Dock Firmware update

Venue 11 Pro Desktop dock A05 firmware update

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Important Information:

This firmware Version 0.41.26, A05 update (July 20, 2015) is intended only for Dell Tablet Dock (p/n 6J86W) used with Dell Venue 11 Pro (7130/7139/7140) Tablet and Latitude 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 ../data/img/notebook. If your configuration does not include a Dell Tablet dock, this update is not necessary.

Before updating the Dell Tablet Dock firmware, ensure Tablet and Dell Tablet Dock are configured properly:

  • External monitor must be on and connected to the Dell Tablet Dock (HDMI out, DisplayPort out or both).
  • Dell Tablet Dock power adapter must remain connected to the dock and plugged into A/C power during update process.
  • The Tablet must remain docked in the Dell Tablet Dock during update process.
  • Do not Shut Down or put Tablet in Sleep mode during update process.
  • The Tablet display must be set as Primary
  • Addresses multi-monitor persistence issues after power management events and hot-docking.
  • A05 is a new MST hub firmware that helps address the random flashing on external monitors on the DTDK Tablet Dock.
  • Improved external monitor hot-plug detection
NOTE: Do not attempt to update the DTDK Tablet Dock firmware via remote download/execution.
 
Note: If the above conditions are not met during the firmware update process, the firmware update will fail or not complete

Fixes /Enhancements:

Fixes: HDMI monitor sleep mode issues (prevent the monitor from waking up unintentionally)

Enhancements: Updates Dell Tablet dock to provide reliable support for Venue 11 Pro 7140 and Latitude13 7000 Series 2-in-1 Notebook.

Installation information:

Venue Step-by-Step Dell Desktop Dock Firm Ware Update Tool Operation.

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Venue 11 Pro Keyboard Update

Venue 11 Pro Keyboard Update

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

This release fixes an issue with the travel and thin keyboards intermittently disconnecting after the system resumes from sleep

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Dell Venue Pro 11 5130/7130/7139/7140 Travel Keyboard TI MSP430 Firmware

Dell Venue Pro 11 5130/7130/7139/7140 Travel Keyboard TI MSP430 Firmware

Update time: 3-5 minutes. Restart Required.

Fixes /Enhancements:

Improved power stability while docking the system.

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If you need assistance with any of the updates listed, please contact Dell Technical Support.

Article Properties


Affected Product

Venue 7130 Pro/7139 Pro

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021

Version

3

Article Type

Solution