Updating bios on dell Bi cam roulett

I chose to make one on my Ubuntu machine, using a copy of Windows 7 running in Virtual Box, adapting the instructions for making a rescue disk from this web site.

updating bios on dell-30

You can make it into a bootable USB if you wish, but if your box has a CD drive this is unnecessary.

Here are the steps: Awesome answer, please note what just happened: your question got closed as a duplicate of this one, the answer you posted to your post got moved to this question, I have added a bounty to the question for "outdated answers" reason, the bounty will probably be yours if no one finds any other way of doing this without the Windows7 rescue [email protected] - i tried your approach - when I executed BIOS file (6430SA15.exe) I got error message: "The subsystem needed to support the image type is not present".

Checking dates on unofficial Dell support web sites suggests that this may also apply to other Dell models since 2010 or even earlier.

The first step is to get information about your current system.

If this is not easy to read, the information can be obtained in the following way: 1) Install libsmbios: with the key information in the BIOS version, the System ID, the Service Tag, and the Express Service Code.

Armed with the above information, go to the Dell web site and download the appropriate driver(s) for your particular computer.

First, I would not update the BIOS unless there is a specific problem that requires a BIOS update to fix (such as activation of Virtualization technology).

If a BIOS update goes bad your computer can be rendered a paper weight.

I downloaded the latest System Rescue CD (4.2) and created a Live USB what is explained very straight forward on their homepage. For those who don't know (WIN)DOS world: Change drive witch simple This worked like a charm for me updating my Dell D630 to A19.

At the root of this fat32 stick simply made a dir (eg. A couple things not mentioned here that I had to figure out: I chose option 0 which was for no memory manager and also had to have the USB key with the in it installed when I rebooted otherwise it wasn't recognized.

It seems it is something with 32/64 problem :( -any idea?

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