Driver Details

HLDS GDR-8084N Slim 8x DVD Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows Based HLDS GDR-8084N Slim 8x DVD Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron, Latitude, Optiplex, Precision and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP and Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed OBIST related issues Enhancements - Not Applicable


Version 1.02, A01


Removable Storage

Release date

24 May 2006

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:102.ZIP
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 507KB
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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Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows 2000
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to

GDR-8084N Slim 8x DVD

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for 102.ZIP: 1. Download flash utility onto system hard disk drive. 2. Double click on flash utility. 3. Click on FW Flash up to begin flash process. 4. Wait until flash process is complete. 5. Click on OK. 6. Reboot system.

Important Information

1. This is a Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility. 2. Administrative rights may be required on your system for this utility to work.
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Drivers help and tutorials

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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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.