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Pioneer DVR-K17YA SLIM 8X DVD+/-RW Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows based Pioneer DVR-K17YA SLIM 8X DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Inspiron, Dimension Desktop, Latitude, Optiplex, Precision, Vostro Notebook and XPS Desktop that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP and Vista.


  • Version 0.96, A03

Applies to



Release date
14 Sep 2007
Last Updated
05 Mar 2014


Optional. 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.

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R166917.ZIP
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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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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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed resume from sleep idle mode issue on Optiplex 740 system Enhancements - Improved drives ability to read marginal media

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R166917.ZIP: 1. Unzip the files to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Double click on the flash utility (UPK17YA). 3. Click on Yes to begin. 4. Wait until flash process is complete. 5. Click on Yes to reboot system.

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