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Samsung SN 308B 8X Slim Combo, v.U007, A02
Firmware update for "Samsung SN-308B 8X Combo" Dell P/N 1G055 and 9G011
Release Date 10/17/2002
Importance: Optional
Version: U007,A02

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Description

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 U007. 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.

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 2600
Inspiron 2650
Inspiron 4100
Inspiron 8200
Latitude C400
Latitude C510
Latitude C610
Latitude V710
Latitude V740
Latitude X200
Operating Systems
MS Windows 95
MS Windows 98
MS Windows ME
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • SN 308B 8X Slim Combo

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware allows the Samsung SN308B 8X slim combo drive to read DVD+R media.

Installation instructions

            

Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for D1G05502.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.

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