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Samsung SN 308B 8X Slim Combo, v. U005, A01-01
Firmware update for "Samsung SN-308B 8X Combo" Dell P/N 1G055 and 9G011
Release Date 3/28/2002
Importance: Optional
Version: U005,A01-01

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Firmware update for "Samsung SN-308B 8X Combo" Dell P/N 1G055 and 9G011

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

Firmware update for "Samsung SN 308B 8X Combo Drive" Dell P/N 1G055 & 9G011 The update will create a bootable diskette that must be used under DOS (not under Windowed DOS box). This flash will update the drive's firmware to U005. The user will need to remove the floppy disc and then reboot the system before using the drive. If the firmware reflash fails ( e.g., system hangs, etc. ), reboot the system and try again at least twice.


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Applies to

  • SN 308B 8X Slim Combo

Fixes & Enhancements

-Addresses issue with Diablo 2 game -Addresses problem where drive will not spin down occasionally -Optimizes writing to some brands of CD-R media -Adds support for DVD+RW media

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