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Dell Client Drivers and Downloads Update Release Schedule

Summary: This article provides information about the Dell client drivers and downloads update release schedule.

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Dell intends to release software updates for BIOS, drivers, firmware, and other software components for desktops, laptops, and all-in-one computers monthly. These releases typically alternate between functional and security updates as indicated below. Dell reserves the right to modify this schedule at any time without prior notice.

Table 1: Dell's drivers and downloads release schedule.
Functional Updates Security Updates
January February
March April
May June
July August
September October
November December

Except as otherwise stated below, updates are generally released on on the second Tuesday of every month. BIOS and drivers are submitted to Windows Updates simultaneously (see Windows Update Gradual Rollout This hyperlink is taking you to a website outside of Dell Technologies.).

Updates that are released on on the second Tuesday of every month will generally appear in Dell Applications such as Dell Command | Update, Dell Update, Alienware Update, SupportAssist, and Dell Custom catalogs on the second Friday of every month.

Updates that are released over the Dell Business Client Catalog will generally be released on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

For Dell Command | Deploy Driver Packs, see Driver Pack Release Schedule.

Dell reserves the right to release updates at any time for issues that present a significant risk to Dell or our customers.

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Alienware, Inspiron, Legacy Desktop Models, OptiPlex, Vostro, XPS, G Series, G Series, Alienware, Inspiron, Latitude, Vostro, XPS, Legacy Laptop Models, Fixed Workstations, Mobile Workstations

Last Published Date

31 Oct 2023



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