Samsung HM500LI/HM400LI 2.5 5400 S2 HDD Firmware Update

This package provides the Samsung HM500LI/HM400LI 2.5 5400 S2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on Precision, Inspiron, Studio XPS Laptop, Studio Laptop and XPS Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed a clicking noise Enhancements - Not Applicable

Version

Version 2TF00_03, A00

Release date

04 May 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR217232.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis 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 Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R217232.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 923KB
Format DescriptionThis 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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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

HM400LI 2.5 5400 S2 HDD
HM500LI 2.5 5400 S2 HDD

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for BR217232.exe: (PLEASE DON'T INTERRUPT THE FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCESS) For Bootable Diskette: 1. Perform a full backup of your data. 2. Click on the (BR217232.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 Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 8. The utility will auto scan and update the appropriate Samsung HM400LI or HM500LI Drive. 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. Custom Instructions for R217232.exe: (PLEASE DON'T INTERRUPT THE FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCESS) For Bootable CD option 1. Perform a full backup of your data. 2. Click on the (R217232.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\R217232\CD Image\Samsung 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 Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 9. The utility will auto scan and update the appropriate Samsung HM400LI or HM500LI Drive. 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 (R217232.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\R217232\Files" directory. 5. Add thefiles 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 Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 10. The utility will auto scan and update the appropriate Samsung HM400LI or HM500LI Drive. 11. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear. 12. Remove the Bootable Media and power off your system.

Important Information

1. Do Not Power System Off During FW Update. 2. Floppy Image Will Take Longer To Update Than The CD Or USB Key.

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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).