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Ive tried the dell website and down loaded bios update for my optiplex gx150.iget the update but when i try to install it the computer wont let me...anyone kow why?

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Try right clicking the file you downloaded (if it's a .exe ) and choose Run As ... Administrator.

Let me know if that works, otherwise we'll have to get a bit creative.

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