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PBDS DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVD+/-RW Firmware Update
This package provides the Windows/DOS Based PBDS DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron, Latitude, Optiplex, Precision, Vostro Notebook and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, DOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and Enterprise Linux 4.
Release Date: 6/25/2008
Importance: Recommended
Version: BD1C,A02

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DS-8W1P_BD1C.zip

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Description

This package provides the Windows/DOS Based PBDS DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron, Latitude, Optiplex, Precision, Vostro Notebook and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, DOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and Enterprise Linux 4.

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

1. Please close other applications before updating. 2. While the firmware is updating, please don't turn off the computer. 3. Please reboot the computer after the firmware update is completed.

Compatibility

Systems
Dimension 9200c
Inspiron 1420
Inspiron 1501
Inspiron 1520
Inspiron 1521
Inspiron 1525
Inspiron 1526
Inspiron 1720
Inspiron 1721
Inspiron 6400
Inspiron 640M
Inspiron 9400
Inspiron E1405
Inspiron E1505
Inspiron E1705
Latitude 131L
Latitude D420
Latitude D430
Latitude D520
Latitude D531
Latitude D620
Latitude D620 ATG
Latitude D630
Latitude D630 ATG
Latitude D630 XFR
Latitude D631
Latitude D820
Latitude D830
Latitude XT
OptiPlex 740
OptiPlex 745
OptiPlex 755
Precision M2300
Precision M4300
Precision M6300
Precision M65
Precision M90
Vostro 1000
Vostro 14
Vostro 1400
Vostro 15
Vostro 1500
Vostro 1521
Vostro 1700
Vostro 500
XPS 210
XPS M1210
XPS M1710
XPS M1730
Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVD+/-RW

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved the burn compatibility using Windows Vista SP1 native application

Installation instructions

            
Windows based firmware flash update for PBDS DS-8W1P SLIM 8X DVD+/-RW:-  1. Download and unzip the DS-8W1P_BD1C.zip into your desktop. 2. In "DS-8W1P_BD1C" folder, please search for the "Windows" folder. 3. In "Windows" folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on "BD1CWIN.EXE" and click on "Yes" to proceed. 4. Click on "Update" button. This may take as long as two minutes. Please wait for the process to complete. 5. You should see "Firmware has been updated successfully!". 6. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please save all data and click on "Now".  DOS based firmware flash update for PBDS DS-8W1P SLIM 8X DVD+/-RW:-  1. Unzip the DS-8W1P_BD1C.zip into your bootable USB key. 2. In "DOS" folder, just type "BD1CDOS.EXE". 3. Please select "1" (assume this is the only optical drive) and wait for 2 minutes. 4. You should see "Flash Successful!". NOTE: Ensure before performing firmwareupdate on a Dell notebook that the system is operating on AC power and not Battery only.            
        

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