PLDS DS-8A5SH 12.7 SATA Trayload DVDRW Firmware Update
This package provides the Windows/DOS Based PLDS DS-8A5SH 12.7 SATA Trayload DVDRW Firmware Update and is supported on Inspiron, Latitude, Optiplex, Vostro and XPS Notebook models that are running the following Operating Systems: DOS, XP, Vista and Windows 7.
Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved the detection of the optical drive - Improved the compatibility of DVD-R DL
Windows based firmware update for PLDS DS-8A5SH DVDRW: 1. Download and unzip the SA5_XD13.zip into your desktop. 2. In "SA5_XD13" folder, please search for the "Windows" folder. 3. In "Windows" folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on "XD13WIN.EXE". 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 update for PLDS DS-8A5SH DVDRW: 1. Unzip the SA5_XD13.zip into your bootable USB key. 2. In "Dos" folder, just type "XD13DOS.EXE". 3. Please select "1" (assume this is the only optical drive) and wait for 2 minutes. 4. You should see "Firmware update successfully!". 5. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please "y".
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