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Dell Advanced Format HDD Detection Tool Utility

This package provides the Dell Advanced Format HDD Detection Tool Utility and is supported on OptiPlex, Latitude and Precision models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Version

  • Version v1.6, A00

Applies to

Advanced Format HDD Detection Tool;

Date

Release date
25 Jul 2012
Last Updated
22 Apr 2014

Importance

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
File Name:DELL_ADVANCED-FORMAT-HDD-DET_A00_R306204.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 158KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
5ceecb15a97edf98bbd27c35c2570e22
SHA1:
1d225e451584589b89e6e0d6415d865949659139
SHA-256:
63cc3559d403c3c729923ddc19db2637ac1df1d712c0709e5ee7465e7b9c671e

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


Important Information

1. The utility will not work if the disks are configured in RAID mode.
2. Please close other applications prior to the utility execution.
3. While executing the utility, please don't turn off the computer.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for DELL_ADVANCED-FORMAT-HDD-DET_A00_R306204.exe

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled DELL_ADVANCED-FORMAT-HDD-DET_A00_R306204.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\NXCXK. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\NXCXK in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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