Driver Details

NEC ND-1100A 4X DVD+R/2.4X DVD+RW, v.10GE, A04

This is a firmware update for the NEC ND-1100A 4X DVD+RW drive. This update application will update the firmware on the drive to version '10GE'.

Fixes & Enhancements

1) Improves writability of black CD-R media
2) Improves readability and writability of DVD+RW media


Version 10GE, A04


Removable Storage

Release date

13 Aug 2003

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R59801.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 853 KB
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
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for R59801.EXE:

Follow these steps to update the firmware on the NEC ND-1100A 4X
DVD+RW drive.
1. Check to see if the tray is closed and that there is no media in the
NEC DVD+RW drive.
2. Download the R59801.EXE file from the Dell website to a known
3. Double click on the file R59801.EXE
4. Go to the directory and double-click on the R59801.EXE file that was
5. Click on "Continue".
6. Follow the instructions for unzipping the files.
7. The update utility will launch automatically. Click on "Flash" to update
the firmware on the drive. **Please do not interrupt the update process by accessing the drive.
8. Reboot the system when update is complete.

Important Information
1. This is a Windows-based flash utility. If the following products exist on the system, please un-
install these products prior to proceeding with the firmware update. If installed, these products are found in "Control Panel" under "Add or Remove Programs".
  • Intel Ultra-ATA Storage Driver
  • Intel Application Accelerator

    2. This only applies if the configuration of the device was modified by the end-user. If this
    device is configured as a Master device in combination with a Slave device on the IDE bus, please
    disable the Slave device via Device Manager.

    3. When update is in progress, please do not interrupt the update process by accessing the drive.
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