New Xps M1210 Bios - Critical

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  1. nealyblue

    nealyblue Notebook Enthusiast

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    new bios now available for xps m1210

    http://support.euro.dell.com/suppor...&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=1&fileid=203814#1

    Fixes/Enhancements
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    1. This update includes critical microcode updates from Intel.
    2. Update Intel 945GM VBIOS.
    3. Update support for Dell Wireless 1505.
    4. Fixed Hard Drive Security vulnerability if Admin or System password
    is not set.
    5. Fixed BIOS setup menu item "Wi-Fi Catcher" is unlocked when Admin
    password is set.
     
  2. RockyM

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    Any idea what "critical microcode updates from Intel" means? Maybe this addresses the Intel Speedstep issue in Vista not throttling the CPU down?
    Oh yeah - what's the "Dell 1505" card? Is that the Dell draft-N 1500 card they mean?
     
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    Oh boy. My 2GB of ram comes today AND I get a new BIOS!
     
  5. wella

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    a new bios labelled urgent was also just released today for I6400 / E1505.

    I hope that the microcode updates from intel fix up the buzzing noise of the core 2 duo's.... or maybe the speedstep issue? or maybe both?
     
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    Has anybody updated yet. Where there any problems after the update
     
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    Ran the update on my E1705, and all seems to be well. Hopefully this helps with the memory BSODs.
     
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    The BIOS Update for the 640M/E1405 is also available as URGENT.

    PaulyRags

    640M l T2500 l 1GB RAM l TRUELIFE
     
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    Installed on 6400, no problems so far.
     
  10. wella

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    haven't updated mine yet... too lazy to restart... :(
     
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