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Philips DVD+RW, v.1.90, A01
Web Post firmware upgrade for "Philips D01 DVD+RW drive" Dell P/N 6M479
Release Date 4/14/2003
Importance: Optional
Version: 1.90,A01

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

BR59173.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 857KB

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Description

Web Post firmware upgrade for "Philips D01 DVD+RW drive" Dell P/N 6M479

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

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 1.90. 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
Dimension 2200
Dimension 4300
Dimension 4400
Dimension 4500
Dimension 4500S
Dimension 4550
Dimension 8200
OptiPlex GX260
OptiPlex GX260n
Precision 340
Precision 530
Operating Systems
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • DVD+RW

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware addresses the following: * Adds multisession DVD+R readability. * Enables the drive to write to new and upcoming DVD+RW media.

Installation instructions

            

Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR59173.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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