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Western Digital Scorpio 40GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, Scorpio 60GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, Scorpio 80GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, v.09.07D09, A00
Western Digital Utility patch corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue on the following models: 40G - X7571 - WD400VE-75HDT0 60G - C8579 - WD600VE-75HDT0 80G - W7962 - WD800VE-75HDT0
Release Date 5/11/2005
Importance: Recommended
Version: 09.07D09,A00

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Description

Western Digital Utility patch corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue on the following models: 40G - X7571 - WD400VE-75HDT0 60G - C8579 - WD600VE-75HDT0 80G - W7962 - WD800VE-75HDT0

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

(PLEASE MAKE SURE A/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE)

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 1150
Inspiron 1200
Inspiron 2200
Inspiron 500m
Inspiron 510m
Inspiron 5160
Inspiron 6000
Inspiron 600m
Inspiron 700M
Inspiron 9300
Inspiron XPS Gen 2
Latitude 100L
Latitude D400
Latitude D410
Latitude D505
Latitude D600
Latitude D610
Latitude D800
Latitude D810
Latitude X300
Precision M20
Precision M60
Precision M70
Operating Systems
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • Scorpio 40GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD
  • Scorpio 60GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD
  • Scorpio 80GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD

Fixes & Enhancements

Western Digital Utility patch corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for BR99039.exe:

For Bootable Diskette:

* PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS *

1. Click on the (BR99039.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
2. Choose "Continue" in the next window to create a bootable 
floppy.
3. Close all applications, and re-boot from the floppy image just created.
4. The WD Scorpio Fix Utility will start automatically.
5. Highlight the "WDC WDx00VE-75DHT0" using the arrow keys.
6. The listing will show "Update Applicable" under status.
7. Press "Enter" to continue.
8. Press "Y" to accept the license agreeement.
9. Follow the instructions listed and press "Enter" to continue.
10. The application will report "Update Completed"
11. Follow the remaining instructions and press "Enter" to exit the utility.
12. Remove the floppy diskette and restart your system.
Custom Instructions for R99039.EXE:

Alternative Flash process (no floppy available)

(PLEASE MAKE SURE A/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE)

1. The files contained in (R99039.EXE) should be extracted to bootable media. (ie. Floppy, CD, Zip drive, USB Flash Memory). The default extraction directory is C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R99039. 
2. Once the files are extracted, copy the contents of C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R99039\FILES directory to bootable source. Boot to that source. (If you have CD imaging software that's support the .ISO image format the file "C:\DELL\Drivers\R99039\ISO Image to create CD/WD Scorpio Fix Image.ISO" is an image for a bootable CD that will automatically run the application.)
3. The WD Scorpio Fix Utility will start automatically.
4. Highlight the "WDC WDx00VE-75DHT0" using the arrow keys.
5. The listing will show "Update Applicable" under status.
6. Press "Enter" to continue.
7. Press "Y" to accept the license agreeement.
8. Follow the instructions listed and press "Enter" to continue.
9. The application will report "Update Completed"
10. Follow the remaining instructions and press "Enter" to exit the utility.
11. Remove the media and restart your system.            
        

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