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Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell Latitude 318x, 3380, 3480, 3580, 528x, 5480, 5580, 7280, 738x, and 7480

Updated all BIOS installers to address the November 2017 Intel Management Engine vulnerability and the Spectre firmware-based vulnerability
Updated the Intel HD Graphics driver to resolve an issue where no image is displayed on an external display

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A11 (2017-12-19)
      • Add reference drivers for the Intel Software Guard Extensions Device
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Install Dell Active Pen Control Panel, only for Latitude 3189, 5285, 5289, 7285, and 7389
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell Latitude 318x, 3380, 3480, 3580, 528x, 5480, 5580, 7280, 738x, and 7480

Updated all drivers, firmware, and software, to the latest release
Added reference drivers for the Intel Software Guard Extensions Device

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A11 (2017-12-19)
      • Add reference drivers for the Intel Software Guard Extensions Device
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Install Dell Active Pen Control Panel, only for Latitude 3189, 5285, 5289, 7285, and 7389
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th generation PowerEdge servers

Updated all drivers, firmware, and software to the latest release
Updated Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software to version 9.1.0

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model
    • PowerEdge generation 11, 12, 13, 14 – 9.1.0, A00 (2017-12-12)
  • Choose a driver set based on the PowerEdge model and OS version
    • If the model is unsupported with the running OS, drivers will be chosen from the last supported OS
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS & firmware updates
    • PowerEdge generation 11, 12, 13, 14 – 17.10.00, A00 (2017-10-17)
  • Choose the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software 9.1.0
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13 9360, 13 9365, 15 9560

Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13 9360, 13 9365, 15 9560
Drivers and software for the Dell XPS 13 9360, XPS 13 9365, and XPS 15 9560

Updated all drivers and software to the latest release

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A18 (09/12/2017)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Check hardware compatibility for the Intel 8265 Bluetooth Driver
  • Install the Intel 8265 Bluetooth Driver
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13 9360, 13 9365, 15 9560

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell Latitude 318x, 3380, 3480, 3580, 528x, 5480, 5580, 7280, 738x, and 7480

Added support for the Dell Active Pen

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A09 (09/27/2017)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Install Dell Active Pen Control Panel, only for Latitude 3189, 5285, 5289, 7285, and 7389
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T470, T470p, T470s, T570, X270, X1 Yoga 2nd (20Jx), and X1 Carbon 5th (20Kx, 20Hx)

Resolved an issue with the Intel Software Guard driver and Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators Update)
Updated all drivers, firmware, and software, to the latest release

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T470 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad T470p – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (09/26/2017)
    • ThinkPad T470s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/10/2017)
    • ThinkPad T570 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad X270 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (09/26/2017)
    • ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (08/28/2017)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Reconfigure the BIOS installers for unattended installation
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T470, T470p, T470s, T570, X270, X1 Yoga 2nd (20Jx), and X1 Carbon 5th (20Kx, 20Hx)

Added support for the ThinkPad T470p
Updated all drivers, firmware, and software, to the latest release

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T470 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad T470p – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (09/26/2017)
    • ThinkPad T470s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/10/2017)
    • ThinkPad T570 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad X270 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (09/26/2017)
    • ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/12/2017)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (08/28/2017)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Reconfigure the BIOS installers for unattended installation
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS One 2710

Dell Driver Pack – XPS One 2710
Drivers and software for the Dell XPS One 2710

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS One 2710

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell Latitude 318x, 3380, 3480, 3580, 528x, 5480, 5580, 7280, 738x, and 7480

Added support for the Latitude 7380 and Latitude 7389
Updated all drivers, firmware, and software, to the latest release

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A09 (09/27/2017)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude xx8x Family

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th generation PowerEdge servers

Added support for 14th generation PowerEdge servers
Updated all drivers, BIOS, and firmware versions to the latest release

Updated Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software to version 8.5.0

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model
    • PowerEdge FC640, M640, R440, R540, T440, T640 – 9.0.2, A00 (09/20/2017)
    • PowerEdge C6420, R640, R740, R740xd, R940 – 9.0.1, A00 (06/19/2017)
    • PowerEdge generation 11, 12, 13 – 8.5, A00 (05/30/2017)
  • Choose a driver set based on the PowerEdge model and OS version
    • If the model is unsupported with the running OS, drivers will be chosen from the last supported OS
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS & firmware updates
  • Choose the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software 8.5.0
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14