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Dell Command | Update Version 3.1 User's Guide

Customize selection

On the Selected Updates screen, click View Details to view the Customize Selection screen. This screen lists detailed information of all available updates such as name, size, and release date of the component along with other information, which helps you to choose the updates you want to apply to the system. The updates are grouped based on assigned criticality.

Table 1. Customize Selection optionsCustomize selection options.
User interface Description
Critical Updates (x of y; z MB)View the critical updates available for the system. You can also modify the selection of critical updates. The updates contain the following information:
  • Name of the update.
  • Size of the update which displays the approximate number of bytes that are required to download the update.
  • The release date of the update.
  • Information icon provides additional details about the update. Hover over the icon to view more details.
  • A link to the complete documentation of the updates are available on the support site.
  • Based on the update type and installation requirements of that particular update, an icon may appear on the left side of the update.
Recommended Updates (x of y; z MB)View the recommended updates available for the system. The updates contain the following information:
  • Name of the update.
  • Size of the update which displays the approximate number of bytes that are required to download the update.
  • The release date of the update.
  • Information icon provides additional details about the update. Hover over the icon to view more details.
  • A link to the complete documentation of the updates are available on the support site.
  • Based on the update type and installation requirements of that particular update, an icon may appear on the left side of the update.
Optional Updates (x of y; z MB)View the optional updates available for the system. The updates contain the following information:
  • Name of the update.
  • Size of the update which displays the approximate number of bytes that are required to download the update.
  • The release date of the update.
  • Information icon provides additional details about the update. Hover over the icon to view more details.
  • A link to the complete documentation of the updates are available on the support site.
  • Based on the update type and installation requirements of that particular update, an icon may appear on the left side of the update.
Select AllSelects all critical, recommended, and optional updates for installation.
NOTE: Some updates may not be selected if the installation requirement is not met. As an example, this may occur when power adapter is not connected or BitLocker is enabled, but the auto suspension of BitLocker is not enabled.
Table 2. Customize Selection OptionsCustomized Icons:
User interface Description
power adapterIf this icon opens next to an update, connect a power adapter to the system to apply the update package. This is restricted to BIOS and firmware updates on laptop or tablet systems.
BitLocker

If this icon appears next to the BIOS update, it indicates BitLocker is enabled on the system. To apply this update, the Automatically suspend BitLocker option must be selected in the Settings.

informationClick to view a tool tip window with some additional details about the update package.
Dell web pageClick to open the dell.com/support web page to view the complete details about this update package.
Docking solution updateIf this icon appears next to an update, it indicates that it is part of a docking solution update.

Use the check boxes next to the update to select update packages. The check box at the top of the column switch selection of all updates on the Customize Selection screen.


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