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Samsung HD321KJ 320GB/HD501LJ 500GB Lead Free SATA2 HDD Firmware Update

This package provides the Samsung HD321KJ 320GB/HD501LJ 500GB Lead Free SATA2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron Desktop, Optiplex, Precision, Vostro Desktop and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release

Version

Version CP100-13, CR100-13, A00

Release date

28 Mar 2008

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR180581.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 910KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Samsung_multi-device_A00_R180581.exe
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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SHA-256:
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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

HD321KJ 320GB Lead Free SATA2 HDD
HD501LJ 500GB Lead Free SATA2 HDD

Installation instructions

For Bootable Diskette: 1. Click on the (BR180581.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again. 2. Choose ""Continue"" in the next window to create a bootable floppy. 3. Close all applications, and re-boot from the floppy image just created. 4. The Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 5. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Samsung HD321KJ & HD501LJ. 6. Once completed, a successfully updated message will be displayed. 7. Remove the floppy diskette and power off your system. 8. Power on your system to continue normal operation. For Bootable CD option (no floppy available) (PLEASE MAKE SURE HARD DRIVE IS NOT INTERRUPTED DURING FIRMWARE UPDATE) 1. Click on the (R180581.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again. 2. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location. 3. If you have CD imaging software that supports the .ISO image format the file "C:\DELL\Drivers\R180581\CD Image\Samsung Firmware Update.ISO" is an image for a bootable CD that will automatically run the application. 4. Boot to the CD. 5. The Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 6. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Samsung HD321KJ & HD501LJ. 7. Once completed, a successfully updated message will be displayed. 8. Remove the CD and power off your system. 9. Power on your system to continue normal operation. For Other Bootable option (i.e. USB key etc) (PLEASE MAKE SURE HARD DRIVE IS NOT INTERRUPTED DURING FIRMWARE UPDATE) 1. Click on the (R180581.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again. 2. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location. 3. The executable "DL080229.EXE" is located in "C:\DELL\Drivers\R180581\Executable\" directory. 4. Add the executable to your bootable media and run the file. 5. The Samsung Firmware Update will start automatically. 6. The utility will auto scan and update the appropiate Samsung HD321KJ & HD501LJ. 7. Once completed, a successfully updated message will be displayed. 8. The CD should automatically eject. Remove CD and power off your system. 9. Power on your system to continue normal operation.

Important Information

1. Please make sure hard drive is not interrupted during firmware update.

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