The BIOS updates work by booting the machine into DOS using a USB or floppy (Free DOS or MS-DOS) and then running an executable to reflash the BIOS.
One of the easiest methods requiring no server configuration is to upgrade Power Edge servers via booting into a Cent OS 7.0 x64 live environment (USB is faster but one may want to use CD/DVD due to a limited number of USB ports), load the firmware BIN files onto a FAT32 USB drive, execute the following in a terminal to find the path to the USB drive, and launch the .
1747A04_has been successfully used before, though other archives from Dell may also work.
All previous post say use com which is no longer available. If so you need to install new coin battery to motherboard.
The original Windows® type and edition supplied by Dell was the Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition edition.
The Inspiron 1501 CPU is an Intel processor shipped with a standard 1 GB of DDR2 SDRAM memory.
Graphics was originally an on board graphics card, running the display size of the Inspiron 1501 at normal.
Furthermore, installing the wrong Dell drivers can make these problems even worse.
Recommendation: If you are inexperienced with updating Dell device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the Dell Inspiron Driver Utility.
Dell Inspiron 1501 Recovery Disk Table of Contents Dell Laptop's were manufactured with the following model specific families.