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PLDS DS-8A3S 12.7 SATA DVDRW, v.HD52, A01
This release updates PLDS DS-8A3S 12.7mm SATA DVDRW Optical Drives to firmware revision HD52. Includes DOS and Windows update utilities.
Release Date 7/16/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: HD52,A01

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File Size: 2MB

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This release updates PLDS DS-8A3S 12.7mm SATA DVDRW Optical Drives to firmware revision HD52. Includes DOS and Windows update utilities.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information



External OEMR R610
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R210
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge SC1435
PowerVault DL2100
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • DS-8A3S 12.7 SATA DVDRW

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: None Enhancements: Adds support for asynchronous notification required for Windows Server 2008 R2 WHQL certification.

Installation instructions

Instructions for PLDS_DH-16D5S-16X-DVD-ROM-HH_A01_R247577.exe


1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package 
2. Click Continue. 
3. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
   After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear. 
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.            


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