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    I need help updating BIOS in a dell inspiron 3531 please

    The reason I want win7 is that I have a win 7 pc that is used to log data 24/7. it's a slow pc based on the intel atom which can't be upgraded to run win 10 and I want to transfer everything to the dell for an emergency replacement if/when it bites the dust. I want to use disc imaging software...
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    I need help updating BIOS in a dell inspiron 3531 please

    I kept getting BSODs saying some like BIOS not compatible when I tried. I did a thorough google and found several other people saying that you have to update the BIOS to get win 7 to run. Perhaps you have a later BIOS than me. Mine is Version 0. TBH I have given up at the moment because the...
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    I need help updating BIOS in a dell inspiron 3531 please

    Thanks for your response but I have tried running it in windows and in DOS but I get errors in both. Iwant to change the BIOS because I want to use windows 7 on the dell and the original BIOS will not allow it?? I have to update the bios if I want to use win 7 (which I do) Mike
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    I need help updating BIOS in a dell inspiron 3531 please

    I have downloaded 3531A03.exe from dell. I tried it in windows first and it wouldn't work. So after a bit of reading I tried to run it from dos. I booted to windows setup and used the cmd promt from there. That said. "this version of 3531A03.exe is not compatible with the version of windows you...
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