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OPTIARC AD-7640A 8X 12.7 IDE slotload DVDRW, v.JD07, A04
Firmware flash update for Optiarc AD-7640A
Release Date 11/11/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: JD07,A04

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File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

FW AD-7640A

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.


Firmware flash update for Optiarc AD-7640A

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 the firmware. 2) While the firmware is updating, please do not turn off the computer 3) Please restart the computer after firmware update is complete


Inspiron 1318
Operating Systems
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • AD-7640A 8X 12.7 IDE slotload DVDRW

Fixes & Enhancements

Ensure Windows 7 Compatibility

Installation instructions

Instructions for FW AD-7640A

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. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 
2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files. 

Windows based firmware flash update for AD-7640A 
1.	Download the “AD-7640A” file
2.	Unzip the file and navigate to the file inside the “WIN” folder
3.	Please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on “Optiarc AD-7640A JD07.exe”
4.	Click “Run” and then “Yes” to run the firmware flash utility application
5.	Click on “Update” button. This may take as long as two minutes. Please wait for the process to complete
6.	You should see “Update Successful”
7.	Windows must restart to complete this operation, please save all data and click on “Yes” to reboot the system.

DOS based firmware flash update for AD-7640A:
1.	 Unzip the into your bootable USB key.
2.	 In “Dos” folder, just type “JD07”. (Run JD07.bat)
3.	 Waiting for 2 minutes.
4.	 You should see “Flash operation complete!”
5.	 Windows must restart to complete this operation, please “y”.            


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