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Seagate Barracuda ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD Firmware Update
This package provides the Windows based Seagate Barracuda ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on the Precision T3500/T5500/390/T7500, Vostro Desktop 200 and OptiPlex 960 that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.
Release Date: 4/3/2009
Importance: Urgent
Version: DE13,A01

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
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BR213715.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.
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File Size: 1MB

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File Name:

R213715.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Size: 2MB

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Description

This package provides the Windows based Seagate Barracuda ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on the Precision T3500/T5500/390/T7500, Vostro Desktop 200 and OptiPlex 960 that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.

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 update sequence.

Compatibility

Systems
Alienware Aurora
Alienware Aurora ALX
Dimension 9200
Dimension 9200c
Dimension C521
Dimension E520
Dimension E521
Inspiron 518
Inspiron 519
Inspiron 530
Inspiron 530s
Inspiron 531
Inspiron 531s
OptiPlex 330
OptiPlex 740
OptiPlex 755
OptiPlex 760
OptiPlex 960
Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Precision 690
Precision R5400
Precision T3400
Precision T5400
Precision T7400
Studio Desktop
Studio Slim
Studio XPS 435 MT
Studio XPS 435t / 9000
Vostro 200
Vostro 220
Vostro 220s
Vostro 410
Vostro 420
XPS 210
XPS 410
XPS 420
XPS 430
XPS 625
XPS 630
XPS 630 XP
XPS 710
XPS 720 Black
XPS 720 H2C
XPS 730
XPS 730 H2C
XPS 730x
XPS 730X H2C
XPS One
XPS One 24
Operating Systems
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enhanced performance and reliability

Installation instructions

            
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or 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.

Install
1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop.
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\TMCVP". (Where 'TMCVP' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\TMCVP" (where 'TMCVP' isthe name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

 PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS *
* Please note that if your drive is connected to an add-in or onboard controller designated for SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) then you will need to connect your drives to the onboard SATA controller to perform the update. *

(PLEASE DON'T INTERRUPT THE FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCESS)
For Bootable Diskette:

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (BR213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Choose "Continue" in the next window to create a bootable floppy.
4. Close all applications and restart system.
5. Press F12 and insert the floppy disk containing the firmware update.
6. Select boot from Floppy. 
7. The Seagate Firmware Update will start automatically.
8. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS. 
9. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
10. Remove the floppy diskette and power off your system.
11. Power on your system to continue normal operation.

For Bootable CD option 

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (R213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location.
4. Refer to your CD burning application instructions to create a bootable CD using the provided file "C:\DELL\Drivers\R213715\CD Image\Seagate Utility.ISO".
5. Restart your system.
6. Press F12 and insert the CD containing the firmware update.
7. Select boot from CD/DVD. 
8. The Seagate utility will start automatically.
9. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS.
10. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
11. Remove the CD and power off your PC. 
12. Power on your PC to continue normal operation.

For Bootable USB key option

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (R213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location.
4. The files are located in "C:\DELL\Drivers\R213715\Files" directory.
5. Add the files to your bootable USB key.
6. Restart your system.
7. Insert your USB key containing the firmware update.
8. Press F12 and choose boot from USB
9. The Seagate utility will start automatically.
10. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS.
11. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
12. Remove the Bootable Media and power off your system.            
        

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