Driver Details

Philips DVD8631 HH 16X DVD+/-RW, v.GD30, A04

Firmware release GD30 for Philips DVD8631 DVD+-R/RW drive

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixed issue with DLA support on DVD-R media; Added support for additional DVD+R Double Layer media manufacturers


Version GD30, A04

Release date

23 Jun 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
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File Size: 925KB
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Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Red Hat Linux 9.0
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

DVD8631 HH 16X DVD+/-RW

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for

Download file to desktop

Unzip file

Window appears with GD30.exe file

Run the GD30 executable to reflash drive

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