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HGST HTS548020M9AT00 (20gb) Mobile HDD, HTS548040M9AT00 (40gb) Mobile HDD, HTS548060M9AT00 (60gb) Mobile HDD, HTS548080M9AT00 (80gb) Mobile HDD, v.A5EA, A01
Hitachi Travelstar 5K80 firmware (rev. A5EA) corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue on the following models: HTS548020M9AT00 (20GB - P/N M1170) HTS548040M9AT00 (40GB - P/N N1166) HTS548060M9AT00 (60GB - P/N R1079) HTS548080M9AT00 (80GB - P/N P1128)
Release Date 8/2/2004
Importance: Recommended
Version: A5EA,A01

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Description

Hitachi Travelstar 5K80 firmware (rev. A5EA) corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue on the following models: HTS548020M9AT00 (20GB - P/N M1170) HTS548040M9AT00 (40GB - P/N N1166) HTS548060M9AT00 (60GB - P/N R1079) HTS548080M9AT00 (80GB - P/N P1128)

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 1100
Inspiron 1150
Inspiron 300m
Inspiron 500m
Inspiron 5100
Inspiron 510m
Inspiron 5150
Inspiron 600m
Inspiron 8500
Inspiron 8600
Inspiron 8600c
Inspiron 9100
Latitude 100L
Latitude C400
Latitude C510
Latitude C540
Latitude C610
Latitude C640
Latitude C840
Latitude D400
Latitude D500
Latitude D505
Latitude D600
Latitude D800
Latitude V740
Latitude X300
OptiPlex SX260
OptiPlex SX270
OptiPlex SX270N
Precision M60
Operating Systems
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • HTS548020M9AT00 (20gb) Mobile HDD
  • HTS548040M9AT00 (40gb) Mobile HDD
  • HTS548060M9AT00 (60gb) Mobile HDD
  • HTS548080M9AT00 (80gb) Mobile HDD

Fixes & Enhancements

Address an intermittent clicking noise issue.

Installation instructions

            

Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR81871.exe Download 1. Click Download Now, to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop. Hard Drive Floppy Disk Creation 1. Get 1 blank, formatted floppy disks. 2. Double-click the new icon (it looks like a floppy diskette) on the desktop. The Self-Extractor window appears. 3. Click Setup. An black MS-DOS window appears with a message indicating that you need 1 floppy diskettes. 4. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears prompting you to insert a blank floppy diskette. 5. Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive. 6. Press the [ENTER] key. A message appears indicating that all data on the disk will be erased. 7. Press the [y] key and then press the [ENTER] key. The files are copied to the floppy diskette. If the procedure requires more than one diskette, repeat steps 5 – 7 until you reach the end of the diskette set. 8. After all the files have been copied to the last floppy disk, press the [ENTER] key and the MS-DOS window closes. Install 1. Insert the first (or the only) disk of the set into the Floppy drive. 2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK. Windows XP Users need only click restart. 3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for R81871.EXE Download 1.Click Download Now, to download the file. 2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk (Windows XP users, click Save) and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file name icon appears on your desktop. Install 1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R81871.EXE. The Self-Extractor window appears. 2.Click OK or Continue. The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R81871. 3.Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R81871 files were extracted. 4.Click OK. Follow the on-screen installation instructions in the window. HTML Pop-Up With Install Now Button 1.The Dell Software Installation Documentation window appears. 2.Click the Install Now button. A File Download window appears. 3.Click Run this program from its current location and click OK. The Security Warning window appears. 4.Click Yes. The InstallShield Wizard window appears. 5.Follow the on-screen instructions.

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