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HLDS GCR-8481B HH 48X CD-ROM, v.1.08, A01
DOS based firmware flash utility update for "HLDS GCR-8481B 48X CD ROM Drive" Dell Part Number 8N275.
Release Date 6/10/2004
Importance: Urgent
Version: 1.08,A01

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Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Size: 873KB

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DOS based firmware flash utility update for "HLDS GCR-8481B 48X CD ROM Drive" Dell Part Number 8N275.

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Important Information

This is a DOS based utility. The update will create a bootable diskette that must be used under DOS (not under Windowed DOS box). This flash will update the drive's firmware to 1.08. You must remove the floppy disc and reboot the system before using the drive.If the firmware reflash fails ( e.g., system hangs, etc. ), reboot the system and try again.


PowerEdge 400SC
Operating Systems
Novell Netware
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2000

Applies to

  • GCR-8481B HH 48X CD-ROM

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware prevents an issue in which the HLDS GCR-8481B 48x CD-ROM drive does not properly support a particular command sent to it by some software applications. It has been reported to occur on Mandrake Linux 9.2, but may occur with other operating systems and applications. This problem can result in corrupted firmware rendering the drive inoperable. It is highly recommended that you update this firmware as soon as possible to prevent this from occurring.

Installation instructions


Instructions for BR75624.exe Download 1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. Diskette Creation 1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to create the diskette set. 2. Insert a blank diskette then click Continue. 3. When prompted, repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1. 4. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, click Finish.


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