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Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS Firmware Update
This package provides the Windows/DOS based Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS Firmware Update and is supported on OptiPlex, Alienware Desktop, Inspiron Desktop, Precision and Vostro Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7 and DOS.
Release Date 6/4/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: JC4A,A03

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File Size: 7MB

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Description

This package provides the Windows/DOS based Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS Firmware Update and is supported on OptiPlex, Alienware Desktop, Inspiron Desktop, Precision and Vostro Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7 and DOS.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

1. Please close other applications before updating. 2. While the firmware is updating, please don't turn off the computer.

Compatibility

Systems
Alienware Area-51 (Late 2009)
Alienware Area-51 ALX (Late 2009)
Alienware Aurora (Late 2009)
Alienware Aurora ALX (Late 2009)
Alienware Aurora R2 (Early 2010)
Alienware Aurora R3 (Early 2011)
Alienware Aurora R4 (Late 2011)
Alienware X51 (Early 2012)
Inspiron 560
Inspiron 560s
Inspiron 570
Inspiron 580
Inspiron 580s
Inspiron 620
Inspiron 620s
Inspiron 660
Inspiron 660s
Inspiron One 2020
Inspiron One 2205
Inspiron One 2310 Intel
Inspiron One 2320
Inspiron Zino HD 410
OptiPlex 380
OptiPlex 390
OptiPlex 7010
OptiPlex 780
OptiPlex 790
OptiPlex 9010
OptiPlex 9010 All In One
OptiPlex 960
OptiPlex 980
OptiPlex 990
Precision R5400
Precision T1500
Precision T1600
Precision T1650
Precision T3500
Precision T3600
Precision T5500
Precision T5600
Precision T7500
Precision T7600
Studio XPS 7100 (Mid 2010)
Studio XPS 8100
Studio XPS 9100 (Mid 2010)
Vostro 230
Vostro 230s
Vostro 260
Vostro 260g
Vostro 260s
Vostro 330 (Early 2011)
Vostro 360 (Late 2011)
Vostro 430
Vostro 460
Vostro 470 (Mid 2012)
XPS 8300 (Late 2010)
XPS 8500 (Early 2012)
XPS One 2710 (Mid 2012)
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Seagate ST31000524AS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable. Enhancements - Enhanced the acoustic performance.

Installation instructions

            
Windows based firmware update for ST31000524AS:-
1. Download and unzip B765JC4A.zip into your desktop.
2. In B765JC4A folder, please search for the Windows folder.
3. Double click B7000100.EXE and it will begin to run. On the first screen you will select your language, and then select OK. The next screen is a warning screen, please read and select Next if you agree. The next screen is the License Agreement screen. If you agree, click "I agree" and then click Next.
4. You will then come to the screen that asks you to close and save all applications and to back up your data. When you are ready to start the firmware update, please check the "Begin firmware update procedure", and then click Proceed.
5. The system will reboot and load the firmware. Once the firmware update is complete the system will boot up into Windows normally.

DOS based firmware update for ST31000524AS:-
1. Unzip B765JC4A.zip into your bootable USB key. Boot up the computer with USB key.
2. In Dos folder, just type JC4A.BAT at the DOS prompt and press the enter key.
3. Your system will now start updating the HDD firmware. Once the firmware update is completed, your system will display a "DRIVE PASSED" message.
4. Remove your USB key, and turn off your system using the computers power button. Once the computer has been powered down, you can now turn the computer on normally.            
        

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