LiteOn 48X CD-ROM, v.YDS8, A05

This firmware updates the drive to provide the correct ATAPI Signature in order to resolve an issue on recent BIOS in which any drive slaved the Lite-ON drive will be set to run in PIO mode.

Fixes & Enhancements

Allows improved recognition and optimization of performance of drives shared on the same channel


Version YDS8, A05


Removable Storage

Release date

13 Oct 2004

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:YDS8.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 340 KB
Format Description:This 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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Other versions
YDS6,A04 19 Mar 200312:24:39 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Windows 98
Windows NT 4.0
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Applies to
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for YDS8.EXE:

Windows Based Install
Unzip to desktop and click on EXE file
Reboot system when prompted
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.