Anyone have a clue what this fixes?
it appears to be the firmware update for the preformance control so your fans and lights will work without sending the fans into overdrive, not for sure but thats what it looks like.
I would think it would be compatabile with every BIOS, but Im not sure.
First extract the file, then go into your NVIDIA Control Panel, and goto ESA Firmware and upload from there. It's not self-installing like a BIOS update would be ....
tbrought wrote:I would think it would be compatabile with every BIOS, but Im not sure. First extract the file, then go into your NVIDIA Control Panel, and goto ESA Firmware and upload from there. It's not self-installing like a BIOS update would be ....
tbrought wrote:There may be? I'm at work so I haven't even gotten to try =D .... Did it not self-extract at all? Or ask for a directory to extract too?
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DELL-Chris_M wrote:I already sent this file to 20 or so of you last week with instructions. If you got the email, do not rerun this. Anyone on this thread not get the email from me?
I didn't get the email, but then I'm not having fan or light issues. I just saw the update on Dell's site, and it was marked as an "Urgent" download. So I downloaded and tried to run it and that's when I got the error.
I had firmware 20 showing as the instalkled version. Did the update, still showing 20. Also after restart, tried again, still 20.
Is that correct?
I thought it might have been 24, since I recall a post where that version was mentioned (maybe on the unofficial XPS 630 forum :-)).
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DELL-Chris_M wrote:Rambler358,Follow these instructions.
That's basically what I attempted to do. The problem is that the file on the Dell site was not executing or extracting. Has a new file replaced it?