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HLDS GCR-8481B HH 48X CD-ROM, v.2.02, A01
DOS based firmware flash utility update for "HLDS GCR-8481B 48X CD-ROM Drive" Dell Part number 9N019.
Release Date 6/8/2004
Importance: Urgent
Version: 2.02,A01

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File Name:

BR77604.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: 873KB

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Description

DOS based firmware flash utility update for "HLDS GCR-8481B 48X CD-ROM Drive" Dell Part number 9N019.

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Important Information

This is a DOS based utility. 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 2.02. You must remove the floppy disc and reboot the system before using the drive.If the firmware reflash fails ( e.g., system hangs, etc. ), reboot the system and try again.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1600SC
PowerEdge 600SC
PowerEdge 700
PowerEdge 8450
Operating Systems
Microsoft MS-DOS
Red Hat Ent Linux 2.1
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Novell Netware
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000

Applies to

  • GCR-8481B HH 48X CD-ROM

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware prevents an issue in which the HLDS GCR-8481B 48x CD-ROM drive does not properly support a particular command sent to it by some software applications. It has been reported to occur on Mandrake Linux 9.2, but may occur with other operating systems and applications. This problem can result in corrupted firmware rendering the drive inoperable. It is highly recommended that you update this firmware as soon as possible to prevent this from occurring.

Installation instructions

            

Floppy Disk Boot to Disk for BR77604.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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