Dell Studio XPS Laptop 1647 Notebook BIOS A08 Publisher's description
Dell Studio XPS Laptop 1647 Notebook BIOS A08
Studio XPS 1647 system BIOS.
Level of Importance: Recommended
Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).
Fixes and Enhancements
1. Prevent potential risk of BIOS crash during WIN-FLASH:
1.1 Disable USB device during WIN-FLASH.
1.2 It will skip to flash un-used ME block during WIN-FLASH.
2. Enhanced SMBIOS structure for processor core count.
3. Enhanced processor thread count for P-state.
4. Update K0 type CPU micro code from 20655 Rev.1 to 20655 Rev.2
5. BIOS implemented ATI MADISON sighting to disable PCIE completion time-out(for Arrandale+ M96XT).
1. system will BSOD show 9F after running S4 stress about 10-300 cycles.
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R272437.exe
1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
icon appears on your desktop.
1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R272437.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:DELLDRIVERSR272437. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:DELLDRIVERSR272437 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available.
Do not forget to check with our site as often as possible in order to stay updated on the latest drivers, software and games.
Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed a wrong driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.