Some users reporting that after installing the latest BIOS update on their Dell desktop and laptops, system fails to boot and show BSODs.
According to reports on Dell community websites [1, 2], Reddit [1, 2] and even on other platforms, they experiencing boot and BSOD issues after they updating version 1.14.3 for the Latitude range, 2.8.0 for the Inspiron range, and 1.0.18 for Alienware.
What actually happening? After installing problematic BIOS update, when they start their PC, lights turn on but the display remain black and after few seconds turn off automatically. For some users, blue screen appear instantly after booting the PC.
Fix – Boot and BSOD Issues on Dell PCs After BIOS Update
Dell has already removed the BIOS causing the boot and BSOD issue. Those users who have already installed problematic BIOS update can fix the issue on dell PCs with the help of following methods:
Downgrading the System BIOS on a Dell System
Check out this step by step instructions on how to downgrade the system BIOS on a Dell System to earlier version.
Workaround to fix Dell BIOS and Boot issue
In case, this method fails to fix the issue, then try the solution suggested by one of the users on Dell community website.
These are two solution available at the moment that helps in fixing Boot and BSOD Issues on Dell PCs after installing latest BIOS Update. Please count both as temporary solution, until Dell release the official update.
Whenever we can update on this issue we will update this blog post.
Do you own one of the affected dell laptop or desktop? Have you encountered Boot and BSOD Issues on Dell PCs? You know any other workaround, then let us know in the comments.