The main model affected by the allegedly dodgy update is the Inspiron 20 3052, although a few users reported similar problems with Inspiron 3252s.As one forum wag noted: "Some send out 'Wanna Cry', others send out BIOS upgrades". In this article, we shall take Dell that is running Windows OS as an example to talk about the top 3 Dell BIOS update utilities and how to update Dell BIOS version in Windows 7/8/8.1/10.
We can’t emphasize the importance of updating BIOS too much. Then visit Then you have to click different buttons based-on your specific situation: 2.
The first way to update Dell BIOS is to make use of Dell Driver. When the right system is elected, you need to tap on the tab “Find it Myself” and then read the page where it says “Refine your results”. This will improve the results to show the BIOS category only. Once there is no less than one file listed, tap on “View details” on the most recent version of the BIOS. Note: You need to install an old version before updating to the latest one.
Once you are ready to update BIOS, no hesitate to click “Download File” and begin to download and save the file to your Dell computer.
When it is downloaded, just double click the icon on your computer desktop. Follow the prompt on the screen and then to complete the installation.
If your Dell system can’t load to Windows but you still have to update BIOS, just download the BIOS file with the use of the other computer and then use a bootable USB flash drive to finish it. That’s all the information about these top 3 Dell BIOS update utilities in Windows 7/8/8.1/10.
By the way, after updating BIOS version, if you can’t remember login password in Windows system, try to use Windows Password Key to reset or remove it.
In order to keep away from that disaster, you had better suspend Bit Locker before running the BIOS update utility for your Dell machine. Start your Windows system normally and go to Control Panel Bit Locker Driver Encryption. Select “Suspend Protection” and confirm it by taping on “Yes”. Continue and update the BIOS and then restart your PC. Type the full filename such as xxxxx.exe, run it and then type “Return”.
Then resume Bit Locker after the restart via clicking “Resume Protection”. Download Dell Diagnostic Distribution Package(DDDP) exe file on https://dell.com/diags/CW1322A1from another PC. Copy the file onto the bootable USB flash drive and then insert USB (at least 8GB) to the Dell computer that need to update BIOS. Restart the PC and press F12 rapidly until you see the DELL logo and the screen shows “Boot Menu”. Use the arrow keys in the keyboard and choose “USB Storage Device” and press “Return”. The BIOS Update Utility will load just like the below screenshot shows.
It is the first software your PC loads so that is able to use things like CD drives and keyboards practically from the moment you turn it on.