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Philips DVD8631 HH 16X DVD+/-RW, v.GD30, A04
Firmware release GD30 for Philips DVD8631 DVD+-R/RW drive
Release Date 6/23/2005
Importance: Recommended
Version: GD30,A04

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File Size: 925KB

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Firmware release GD30 for Philips DVD8631 DVD+-R/RW drive

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).


Dimension 2400
Dimension 3000
Dimension 4600
Dimension 4700
Dimension 5000
Dimension 5100
Dimension 8400
Dimension 9100
OptiPlex 170L
OptiPlex GX280
Precision 370
Precision 380
Precision 470
Precision 670
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 3
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 4
XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 5
Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Red Hat Linux 9.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • DVD8631 HH 16X DVD+/-RW

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixed issue with DLA support on DVD-R media; Added support for additional DVD+R Double Layer media manufacturers

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for

Download file to desktop

Unzip file

Window appears with GD30.exe file

Run the GD30 executable to reflash drive            


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