need help for dell xps 710 slic2.1

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by snowice, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. snowice

    snowice MDL Novice

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    The link for XPS 710 no more active http://www.sendspace.com/file/7lh3ks .....can anyone re upload? thanks :)
     
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    #4 nineteenseventy, Dec 30, 2011
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2011
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    thanks, shakeyplace! this works fine on my pal's XPS 710 tower... (these are huge computers, too!)
    --> note to others: as with many of these Dell BIOSes, you run the executable (in Windows only; it won't work in DOS) and just WAIT - don't touch anything. it won't look like it's doing anything, but it is!
    a minute or three later, it should reboot, update the BIOS on startup, and then continue starting Windows.
    on ours: I ran XPS710.exe from inside a folder on the desktop- it created a whole mess of 'temporary' files that it needs alongside itself in that folder- don't delete any of them until it restarts!

    I imagine that if you ran the XPS710.exe file without being in it's own folder, as in- directly on the desktop- then it would create all those temporary files and scatter them on the desktop- which might be disconcerting to some.
    no matter where they are- leave 'em be, and let the computer sit there!

    anyway- my friend's machine is now running Dell Windows 7 x86.
    thanks again.