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Hitachi DK23CA 10/20/30GB Notebook Hard Drive, v. A0G3, A01
Hitachi DK23CA 10/20/30GB Hard Drive (A0G3) Firmware Update
Release Date 12/14/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A0G3,A01

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File Size: 929KB

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Hitachi DK23CA 10/20/30GB Hard Drive (A0G3) Firmware Update

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

Please make sure that AC Adapter and battery are installed before attempting firmware update.


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Latitude C400
Latitude C500
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Latitude C610
Latitude C800
Latitude C810
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Operating Systems
MS Windows 98
MS Windows ME
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • DK23CA 10/20/30GB Notebook Hard Drive

Fixes & Enhancements

* Reduction of frequent acoustic “clicking” noise driven by hard drive load/unload mechanism.

Installation instructions

* Click on the D4E08401.EXE file and select "Open" then "Setup".
* Follow the instructions given in the DOS Window to create a bootable 
* Close all applications, and restart system with the floppy inserted.
* Wait for system to boot until the utility software screen appears. 
* Enter , and hit Enter key. 
Then downloading firmware will start.
* After download is completed, remove floppy diskette, and turn off the 
Wait 5 seconds then turn on the computer.            


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