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Samsung F3 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD Firmware Update
This package provides the Samsung F3 250GB/500GB/750GB/1TB 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on Vostro Desktop, Precision, Optiplex, Inspiron Desktop, Dimension Desktop, Studio Desktop, Alienware Desktop and Studio XPS Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.
Release Date 6/16/2011
Importance: Urgent
Version: 1AJ10002,A00

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F3_Patch.zip

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 765KB

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Description

This package provides the Samsung F3 250GB/500GB/750GB/1TB 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on Vostro Desktop, Precision, Optiplex, Inspiron Desktop, Dimension Desktop, Studio Desktop, Alienware Desktop and Studio XPS Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

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

1. Please Do Not interrupt the firmware upgrade process! 2. [Warning] Device must be plugged in at all times during the firmware update process or else device may be permanently damaged and rendered inoperable. 3. It is recommended that you back up the data on your disk drive prior to firmware update as a precaution in case of inadvertent power loss or system restart.

Compatibility

Systems
Alienware Area-51
Alienware Area-51 ALX
Alienware Aurora
Alienware Aurora - R2
Alienware Aurora ALX
Alienware Aurora R3
Dimension 2010
Inspiron 535
Inspiron 535s
Inspiron 537
Inspiron 537s
Inspiron 545
Inspiron 545s
Inspiron 546
Inspiron 546s
Inspiron 560
Inspiron 560s
Inspiron 570
Inspiron 580
Inspiron 580s
Inspiron Mini 1018
Inspiron One 19
Inspiron One 19 Touch
Inspiron One 2205
Inspiron One 2305
Inspiron One 2310 Intel
Inspiron Zino
Inspiron Zino HD
Inspiron Zino HD 410
OptiPlex 360
OptiPlex 380
OptiPlex 390
OptiPlex 580
OptiPlex 740
OptiPlex 755
OptiPlex 760
OptiPlex 780
OptiPlex 790
OptiPlex 960
OptiPlex 980
OptiPlex 990
OptiPlex XE
Precision R5400
Precision T1500
Precision T1600
Precision T3400
Precision T3500
Precision T5500
Precision T7500
Studio Desktop
Studio Desktop
Studio One 19
Studio Slim
Studio Slim
Studio XPS 435 MT
Studio XPS 435t / 9000
Studio XPS 7100
Studio XPS 8000
Studio XPS 8100
Studio XPS 9100
Vostro 220
Vostro 220s
Vostro 230
Vostro 230s
Vostro 320
Vostro 330
Vostro 420
Vostro 430
Vostro 460
XPS 625
XPS 630
XPS 630 XP
XPS 730
XPS 730 H2C
XPS 730x
XPS 730X H2C
XPS 8300
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
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • F3 1TB 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD
  • F3 500GB 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD
  • F3 750GB 7200 3.5" SATA2 HDD

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed an issue that cause intermittent boot problems Enhancements - Not Applicable

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for F3_Patch.zip:   This firmware download utility runs in DOS.  1. Unzip the file F3_Patch.zip to your bootable USB key. 2. Run the F3_Patch.exe file form your bootable key. 3. You will notice that the current FW is 1AJ10001, after flash it will become 1AJ10002 (but this can only be done after reboot and re-run step 2). 4. Reboot the system after flashed. 5. Please take note the PC will halted sometimes as the BIOS is trying to detect the HDD, force reboot again if you see this situation. 6. Once reboot successful, you will be able to go into Windows, Windows will detect your new HDD again. 7. Last reboot from the Windows after detection completed, restart and FW is now 002 version.            
        

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