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Philips DVD8801 HH 16x DVD+/-RW Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows based Philips DVD8801 HH 16x DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension, OptiPlex, Precision and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 2000 and Vista.


  • Version AD21, A04

Applies to

DVD8801 HH 16x DVD+/-RW;


Release date
13 Apr 2007
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014


Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 946KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Important Information

DO NOT TURN OFF POWER during FLASH operation
- Allow severa lminutes for the FLASH to complete.
- This is a Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility.
- Administrative rights may be required on your system for this utility to work.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable

- Enhanced Microsoft Vista Compatibility

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for

1. Download file and unzip
2. Double click on the file "WinDWFlash V1.03.exe"
3. Read the message and select OK
4. Click on "Select Flash Image"
3. Chose the file named "AD21.cvt" that was unzipped in step 1
4. Eject any media that may in the the drive and close the tray
5. Select "FLASH THE DRIVE !"
6. DO NOT POWER DOWN THE SYSTEM until the flash is complete- this may take several minutes
7. After FLASH complete, reboot the system

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