Category Archives: Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 3240 AIO, 5040, 7040, 7440, and 7440 AIO

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3046, 3240, 3240 AIO, 5040, 7040, 7440, and 7440 AIO

Updated all drivers, firmware, and software, to the latest release
Now uses a newer driver installation utility from Microsoft
Removed support for Windows 8.1

  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A20 (2018-03-29)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A22 (2018-03-29)
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A22 (2018-03-29)
  • Install drivers
  • 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

Continue reading Updated: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3046, 3240, 3240 AIO, 5040, 7040, 7440, and 7440 AIO

Added a BIOS update feature, including the latest BIOS for all models
Added a feature to suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt after a BIOS update
Updated all drivers 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 – A10 (06/26/2016)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A11 (06/26/2016)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A12 (05/25/2016)
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A12 (05/25/2016)
  • 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 Dell BIOS, firmware, and driver 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 – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440
Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3046, 3240, 3240 AIO, 5040, 7040, 7440, and 7440 AIO

Updated all driver repositories
Added support for the OptiPlex 3046

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility for the driver repositories
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A09 (05/04/2016)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A10 (05/18/2016)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A12 (05/25/2016)
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A12 (05/25/2016)
  • 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

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New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440
Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 3240 AIO, 5040, 7040, 7440, and 7440 AIO

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Verify hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 10 64-bit – A07 (03/04/2016)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A07 (03/04/2016)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A08 (03/04/2016)
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A08 (03/04/2016)
  • 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 – OptiPlex 3040, 3240, 5040, 7040, 7440