The OptiPlex 960 BIOS update package is a legacy BIOS update package. See that page for command line options. See the passwords section on that same page for more information on performing BIOS updates when a BIOS password is set.

Updates

Updates

A14

  • Date: 1/31/2012
  • File: O960-A14.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: d86d1960a608efb0fcebfaeff632fcbf
    • SHA1: d09a88f98cf1910e7a0b038ffe3ed627a83644ef
    • SHA256: 227745e70f2a91fdba403c7841db7e8342a6f2e455f55e50e2ea7f354b3cfa02
  • Notes:
    1. Intel delivery updates for SINIT/ACM

A13

  • Date: 12/20/2011 2:12:00 AM
  • File: O960A13.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: d1c4eacbbb08b95e70184c6d74299790
    • SHA1: 54f266eee6524e956e6c482934d502edde9379c6
    • SHA256: 9847d298ddaa16c45574836835ab4a827b49586e40e4a3d9e9b3857875c3b263
  • Notes:
    1. Add digital sign feature.
    2. fixed factory image download issue.

A11

  • Date: 2/17/2011 9:05:54 PM
  • File: O960-A11.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: a5daba1f309defe69cc5fc9ebc1b0a93
    • SHA1: d147323575804dbc6263985e2f46baf22e4e96e0
    • SHA256: 7191b08c9b0629f5c37819722d50a9d2a905e3affd0e2f7013d23a3aa7c7a3f1
  • Notes:
    1. Updated Processor's microcode

A10

  • Date: 12/27/2010 1:08:06 AM
  • File: O960-A10.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 7002d34cfcddb4ec5e92238db0c954bb
    • SHA1: 4ff5984835857eca4ef31b15d2f03c48d1fb5496
    • SHA256: 6d58ee3797c7abc7a9eab109d2040a11e0fe605f593466f36c38fde5d5ca9463
  • Notes:
    1. Removing unnecessary message popping up during BIOS update in windows with Bitlocker enabled

A09

  • Date: 12/1/2010 9:30:30 PM
  • File: O960-A09.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 6bea479ce03480dbdba1ffa8c0667d8b
    • SHA1: 4d71878fd12448460a088d9dda8f29bc172ac2b1
    • SHA256: 1518e6db5ac00b4a31354730f4bc86c34ebef90cc217c7a2d00624605c9980ac
  • Notes:
    1. Updated ImageServer Option ROM
    2. Updated Intel ME firmware
    3. Updated Intel Video BIOS
    4. Added separated token for TCM mothboard

A08

  • Date: 8/30/2010 3:48:39 AM
  • File: O960-A08.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: d68b86b7133ddefe06c5c6ec7b923109
    • SHA1: 9b7a81ba5e17c719eaa8bedc68e73267e9a5ac0c
    • SHA256: 14c722532841513ea82d20586fc5fcbd11669443680c22b276305a8c2e6d740f
  • Notes:
    1. Added support to special PCI card Xtenda X300 multiuser card
    2. Added support to boot to USB drive which larger than 1TB
    3. Added security support for OROM access
    4. Updated Intel Video Option ROM
    5. Make more available memory for Operating System if 4G memory and 32bit OS installed

A07

  • Date: 6/7/2010 12:55:29 AM
  • File: O960-A07.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: bb398a0193eae2e50531cf2a2b36ab0b
    • SHA1: a316ff06ec0a966d79e166ea6957ab12b27a0747
    • SHA256: 45c31edb73daee8fdaa5a5e85607cdec6bda511cb4e4f639cfbbc8c02a085ff6
  • Notes:
    1. Updated Intel ME Firmware.
    2. Updated ImageServer Option ROM
    3. Updated PXE Boot Agent
    4. Updated Intel TXT Module
    5. Enhanced the method to handle specific smart card.
    6. Improved the compatibility between add-in NIC card power management and BIOS SETUP setting
    7. Enhanced the interface of DCP-Dell Control Point Security Manage Application/SED-Self encrypt drive
    8. Show warning messages to prevent user from clearing TPM when TPM is deactivated

A06

  • Date: 1/26/2010 1:47:14 AM
  • File: O960-A06.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 03d9c95198a525308f5317709ae86629
    • SHA1: b6a7a7f1f9ed4c2740ad0fe009aefa199c7416c0
    • SHA256: fa383a18f38dc52cbb47d55f21903ca3c84b48df2f39bdc0915305ae5686bf04
  • Notes:
    1. Updated Intel ME Firmware
    2. Updated Intel PXE Boot Agent
    3. Updated Intel Memory reference code
    4. Updated ImageServer Option ROM
    5. Updated Computrace Option ROM
    6. Removed HDD acoustic support
    7. Secure MEBx
    8. Add support for several PCI-E video capture cards
    9. Enhanced method of setting asset tag in BIOS setup
    10. Sow MAC address in BIOS SETUP

A05

  • Date: 9/21/2009 10:55:33 PM
  • File: O960-A05.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 000faa562d6051b43820d5e9efddd7cb
    • SHA1: 1b6e1ba15d0a2985cb6018700131bbcc7ee7e5f2
    • SHA256: 6f3f4d6331c9ba3a822fa3546f6f5bc95d41ce53abc201dc92ba54a1e824e60c
  • Notes:
    1. Updated Video BIOS
    2. Updated ImagerServer Option ROM
    3. Updated ME firmware to 5.2
    4. Updated Intel PXE Boot Agent
    5. Add support for several PCI-E x1 graphic card in PCI-E x16 slots
    6. Add support for specific USB cheque reader

A04

  • Date: 6/16/2009 8:55:07 PM
  • File: O960-A04.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: f69bdb5a02c7c6d827acac16f3614b9d
    • SHA1: c8dc3b40086bc0426b4065b12dbffcd617bb050f
    • SHA256: 84ada34c9ca48d762103ceb6048d3d5790bc070da75976d7e8c50cc92792ee65
  • Notes:
    1. Update MEFW to 5.1
    2. Update MRC code to 2.60
    3. Update PXE Boot Agent to 1.3.27
    4. Enhance Audio and Video performance in C-State
    5. Admin and system password enhancement in SOL
    6. Enhance Wave SW support.
    7. Added TCM support
    8. Support PXE boot when waken from S4/S5 by WOL.
    9. Add enhancement to better support PET monitor.
    10. Refine BIOS memory information.

A03

  • Date: 2/25/2009 9:36:30 PM
  • File: O960-A03.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: b4a1c35cdde24fab95180bea5d2d6d0d
    • SHA1: 8660815eac919adc14bdad5af1bccf2d5d7e611f
    • SHA256: 2f946601d13f31c0edab6e1a1f1250372e9bfcb44ad66539a7f55cbaec35b169
  • Notes:
    1. Update Intel ME firmware. Fixed a vulnerability in which an ME-knowledgeable malicious user with local machine access could potentially exploit boundary errors in some ME application functions to gain control over those ME applications. Fixed a remote Denial of Service (DOS) vulnerability which a malicious user could potentially exploit to cause the reboot of a system running susceptible versions of Intel(R) Active Management Technology ( Intel(R) AMT).
    2. Update Intel Video OPROM
    3. Update Intel Memory Reference code
    4. Update Intel TxT Module
    5. Update BIOS embedded diagnostic utility
    6. Add support for new TCM chip
    7. Enhanced RTC wakeup capability

A02

  • Date: 2/9/2009 8:00:59 PM
  • File: O960-A02.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 769be2f3dfec09160c2472737b7835a9
    • SHA1: ae0053a2f2579d944aba8b143045c3395f67277b
    • SHA256: 219131fedcdbb34b1f5509639ae45969cbd46c2cb898632934201e53b91aa213
  • Notes:
    1. Fixed S3, S4, and S5 resume issues
    2. C3/C4 support for Vista
    3. Changes to BIOS Setup menus
    4. Video BIOS 1702
    5. ImageServer OROM 8452
    6. Fixed issues caused by certain graphics cards

A01

  • Date: 10/8/2008 4:29:26 PM
  • File: O960-A01.exe
  • Download: HTTP / FTP
  • Hashes:
    • MD5: 7d4cd1c8cad562e95d18c16e05dd7af7
    • SHA1: 59668b836e80cf6526f3600e7f21b1294a162c78
    • SHA256: f3b51d6e895ffdc54532c2d4f1a6cb60bfec9d4641af6b1688fbb8fa88d5e783
  • Notes:
    1. Initial Release