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HLDS 8X DVD Slim-line DRN-8080B, v.2.03, A04
The update autodetects the LG DRN-8080B 8X Slim DVD-ROM and it automatically updates the firmware. Upon completion of all required modifications, the user will be informed that the computer must be power cycled.
Release Date 6/17/2003
Importance: Optional
Version: 2.03,A04

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Description

The update autodetects the LG DRN-8080B 8X Slim DVD-ROM and it automatically updates the firmware. Upon completion of all required modifications, the user will be informed that the computer must be power cycled.

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.

Compatibility

Systems
Dimension 2300C
Dimension 4500C (Japan Only)
Inspiron 2600
Inspiron 2650
Inspiron 4100
Inspiron 4150
Inspiron 8100
Inspiron 8200
Latitude C400
Latitude C500
Latitude C510
Latitude C540
Latitude C600
Latitude C610
Latitude C640
Latitude C810
Latitude C840
Latitude L400
Latitude V710
Latitude V740
Latitude X200
OptiPlex GX150
OptiPlex GX240
OptiPlex GX260
OptiPlex GX260n
OptiPlex GX50
OptiPlex SX260
Operating Systems
MS Windows 98
MS Windows ME
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • 8X DVD Slim-line DRN-8080B

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware enhances the drive's ability to read DVD+R media.

Installation instructions

            
Download

1.  Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download the file.
2.  If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3.  When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In window appears. 
4.  From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
5.  If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.  A new icon appears on your desktop.

Install
1.  Create a DOS boot disk.  For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article TT1014475 – “What can I use for a boot disk with CD-ROM support?”
2.  Insert the floppy disk into the floppy drive.
3.  Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R62202.EXE.
4.  The Self-Extractor window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to a specific path.  Delete the text in the box and type A:\.
5.  Click OK.  If prompted to overwrite AUTOEXEC.BAT, select Yes or Yes All.  The AUTOEXEC.BAT will be overwritten if Yes or Yes to All are selected.  Therefore, the original AUTOEXEC.BAT should be backed-up if it is needed.
6.  If the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
7.  Reboot the computer with the floppy still in the floppy drive.
8.  Follow the on-screen instructions.            
        

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