Topic Last Modified: 2005-11-18

The Microsoft® Exchange Server Analyzer Tool queries the Win32_BIOS Microsoft Windows® Management Instrumentation (WMI) class to determine the value of the SMBIOSBIOSVersion key. The value returned represents the version number of the BIOS installed on the computer. The Exchange Server Analyzer also examines the Win32_ComputerSystem WMI class to determine the value of the Model key.

If the Exchange Server Analyzer finds that the Model key contains any of the following strings, and the SMBIOSBIOSVersion is not the latest version for the model, a warning is displayed:

To correct this warning, and for more information about obtaining and updating a newer BIOS version, see the Dell Web site "Downloads" (

For more information about Dell PowerEdge servers, see the Dell Web site (

Web addresses can change, so you might be unable to connect to the Web site or sites mentioned here.