HLDS GDR-T10N Slim 8X DVDROM Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows/DOS Based HLDS GDR-T10N Slim 8X DVDROM Firmware Update and is supported on Latitude, Optiplex, Precision and Vostro Notebook models that are running the following Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP,DOS and Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enhanced DVD-RAM read function - Enhanced audio playback customer experience


Version 1.04, A01


Removable Storage

Release date

11 Jun 2008

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:GDR-T10N_104.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 905 KB
Format Description:This 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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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows 2000
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
Installation instructions
Windows based firmware flash update for HLDS GDR-T10N SLIM 8X DVDROM:- 1. Download and unzip the GDR-T10N_104.zip into your desktop. 2. In "GDR-T10N_104" folder, please search for the "Windows" folder. 3. In "Windows" folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on "JDS10_DELL_CPG_104.exe". 4. The flash utility will pop up accordingly, please click on the "Download Start" button. This may take as long as two min. Please wait for the download process to complete. 5. When it is done, you will observe the screen of "Flash tool has finished updating new Firmware. After restarting PC, new F/W will take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now? Click on "OK". DOS based firmware flash update for HLDS GDR-T10N SLIM 8X DVDROM:- 1. Unzip the GDR-T10N_104.zip into your USB key. 2. In "Dos" folder, just type "D10FLASH.EXE DADE8ABC.DLD". Press "Y" to proceed. 3. Just wait for the firmware update completion, you should see "Drive Firmware Updatehas completed successfully. Please re-boot your computer".
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.

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.