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HLDS GA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW, v.A203, A04
Firmware to support Win7
Release Date 12/23/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: A203,A04

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File Size: 2MB

Previous Versions

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Firmware to support Win7

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 application before updating. 2) While firmware is updating, don't turn off the computer. 3) Please reboot the computer after the firmware update is completed


Alienware M17x
Studio 1435
Studio 1450
Studio 1457
Studio 15 (1555)
Studio 1535
Studio 1536
Studio 1537
Studio 1555
Studio 1735
Studio 1737
Studio 1745
Studio Hybrid
Studio Hybrid
Studio One 19
Studio XPS 16
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • GA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW

Fixes & Enhancements

Firmware to support Win7

Installation instructions


1. Click [Download Now] 
2. Saves the file on your desktop  


1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop. (For example labeled   
2. Extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\GA10N-A203(Example path)
3. Choose update file from [Win] if you install in Windows enviroment or [DOS] folder if you install in DOS enviroment.
3. Double-click the installation file and follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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