Driver Details

HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW Firmware Update

This package provides the HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron, Latitude, OptiPlex, Precision, Vostro Notebook and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4,DOS, XP and Vista.

Version

  • Version A1R1, A03

Applies to

GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW;

Date

Release date
29 Apr 2008
Last Updated
05 Mar 2014

Importance

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:GSA-T21N_A1R1.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Important Information

1. Please close other applications before updating. 2. While the firmware is updating, please don't turn off the computer. 3. Please reboot the computer after the firmware update is completed. 4. Windows/DOS firmware flash update.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enabled DVD-RAM read & write function

Installation instructions

Windows based firmware flash update for HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW:- 1. Download and unzip the GSA-T21N_A1R1.zip into your desktop. 2. In "GSA-T21N_A1R1" folder, please search for the "Windows" folder. 3. In "Windows" folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on "GSAT21NA1R1.exe". 4. The firmware of the drive will be updated to a newer version. The target drive should be HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N. 5. Please close other applications before updating and click on the "UPDATE" button. 6. Now updating in progress. It takes a few minutes. Don’t turn off the PC. 7. Updating was completed successfully. Please reboot the PC and click on the "REBOOT" button. DOS based firmware flash update for HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW:- 1. Unzip the GSA-T21N_A1R1.zip into your bootable USB key. 2. In "DOS" folder, just type "DOSA1R1.BAT" and answer "y" if you want to download the firmware. 3. Now updating in progress. It takes a few minutes. 4. FW Update Completed.

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