Driver Details

Philips DVD8701 HH 16X DVD+/-RW Leadfree, v.DD26, A04

1. UnZIP file to bootable media
2. Boot system to bootable media
3. Remove bootable media
4. Reboot system when complete
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes a potential LINUX install issue

Version

Version DD26, A04

Category

Removable Storage

Release date

23 Mar 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R120512.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, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit

Applies to

DVD8701 HH 16X DVD+/-RW Leadfree

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) of DOS Utility for R120512.EXE

Download

1.Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
3.From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R120512.EXE.
2. The Self-Extractor window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R120512. If you did not print these instructions, write down this path. The WinZip Self-Extractor window appears.
3. Click OK.
4. If the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
5. Create a DOS boot disk. For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article TT1014475 – “What can I use for a boot disk with CD-ROM support?”
6. Insert the floppy disk into the floppy drive and reboot the computer.
7. At the A:/> prompt, type C: and then press the [ENTER] key.
8. Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R120512 and then press [ENTER].
9. Follow the on-screen instructions.


Important Information

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