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Samsung SC-148C 48X CD-ROM, v. C005, A03
Firmware update for "Samsung SC148C 48X CD ROM Drive" Dell P/N 9J255, 9J256
Release Date 2/12/2002
Importance: Optional
Version: C005,A03

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Firmware update for "Samsung SC148C 48X CD ROM Drive" Dell P/N 9J255, 9J256

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 SC 148C 48X CDROM Drive" Dell P/N 9J255, 9J256 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 C005 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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Operating Systems
MS Windows 98
MS Windows ME
MS Windows NT 3.5x
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • SC-148C 48X CD-ROM

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware addresses a time delay issue with the SC-148C drive during POST. The firmware will speed up the PC's overall boot time.

Installation instructions

* Follow these steps to install
You will need a blank formatted 1.44MB floppy disk to proceed with the 
flashing process.

Steps to flash drive:

1. Download the D9J25503.exe file to a known directory.

2. Once the download is complete, navigate to the file and double click on it to run the executable.

3. Follow the instruction prompts provided.

4. Once the flash disk has been created, restart your computer with the floppy in drive A. The flash process will begin automatically.

5. Follow the instructions provided by the flash disk.

6. Once the flash process has been completed successfully, remove the diskette and reboot the system.            


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