Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Dell Precision 470 bios unzipping?

09 Aug 2010   #1

Dell Precision 470 bios unzipping?

i need someone to unzip Dell Precision 470 bios.......

win7x64 wont do it so i need someone with x86

RapidShare: 1-CLICK Web hosting - Easy Filehosting

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


That appears to be a .exe file, likely the BIOS itself. Only run that file on the machine whose BIOS you are trying to update.

The latest BIOS for that machine is dated 3/28/2006 so I wouldn't recommend installing it unless you need it. Be aware, that machine does not even list Vista as a supported OS.

Drivers & Downloads
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Aug 2010   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

Plus ... all to often, .exe's from RS contain malware of various kinds.

If this was really just a zipped file, it would have an extension of .rar or .zip.

And finally, be aware that if this really IS a BIOS file and it is at all incompatible with your PC, you will end up with an electric "brick".
My System SpecsSystem Spec

10 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

to go along with the above posts. You should really only update your bios if first you know exactly how and secondly if the bios your updating to lists a fix for a problem your experiencing. Fabe
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Aug 2010   #5


If you're absolutely set on trying to flash your bios, you can unzip it yourself using 7zip, but as the with the posts above, I wouldn't try it unless you have non functional hardware or problems with windows 7.. and chances are, if the bios update is from 4 years ago, it won't even run unless you downgrade to xp first.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Dell Precision 470 bios unzipping?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD Dell Precision M6800
Good Afternoon, I have an enterprise enviroment that is having multiple issues with BSOD on M6800. Thing is, it is not every M6800 just a small number. We can find no rhyme or reason. We have updated drivers, bios, changed system boards, docks yet they all BSOD. Any help would be appreciated.
BSOD Help and Support
Dell Precision M4300 - bios Locked ? ? ?
I have a Dell Precision M4300, and the HD started giving me issues, so I decided the replace the ATA HDD with a spare SSD I had lying around. When I went into the BIOS to change it from IDE to ACHI, (tried to boot with it, but SSD not seen), I found that all the darn settings were locked with...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 on a Dell Precision 370?
Can anyone run Windows 7 on a Dell Precision 370? I have seen ppl say it is running. I had 32bit Windows 7 Ultimate working on my 370 for a few minutes. Then I installed Win 7 SP1 and it crashed. Now, I cannot get it to start or even freshly install again. I get Blue Screen Of Death ...F4 error,...
General Discussion
Dell Precision M6400 BSOD
Hi everyone. I hope there are some nice people here willing to help me debug some random bluescreening behaviour. I have a Dell Precision M6400 laptop that has Windows 7 Professional x64 on. It has had an upgrade of RAM from 8GB to 16GB. It has consistently passed every memtest and windows...
BSOD Help and Support
Dell Precision add processsor
Hello, I am running win7 RC 64bit on my Dell precision T5400. I presently have one quad-core xeon e5410 2.33ghz, but the motherboard is dual socket, so I can add in another processor. I am looking at putting in a xeon e5440 2.83ghz, in addition to the existing e5410 2.33ghz. My question...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:02.
Twitter Facebook Google+