Driver Details

Optiarc AD-7640S 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW Firmware Update

This package provides the Firmware Update for Optiarc AD-7640S 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW and is supported on Inspiron, XPS Notebook and Alienware Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, VISTA and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable.

- Ensured Win 7 compability.


Version HD18, A03


Removable Storage

Release date

01 Dec 2009

Last Updated

05 Jun 2013



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:AD-7640S
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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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Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to

AD-7640S 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (File Extractions Only) Instructions

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Important Information

1. Please close other applications before updating the firmware.
2. While the firmware is updating, please do not turn off the computer.
3. Please restart the computer after firmware update is complete.
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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.​

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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).