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PLDS DH-4B1S SATA HH 4X BD-RE Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows/DOS based PLDS DH-4B1S SATA HH 4X BD-RE Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron Desktop, Precision, Studio Desktop, Studio XPS Desktop, Vostro Desktop and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved read compatibility with CPRM media - Improved play ability of Blu-ray movie


Version 7D16, A04


Removable Storage

Release date

20 Aug 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
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File Size: 4MB
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Supported Operating Systems

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

Applies to


Installation instructions

Windows based firmware flash update for PLDS DH-4B1S BD-RE 1. Download and unzip the into your desktop. 2. In HB1_7D16 folder, please search for the Windows folder. 3. In Windows folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on 7D16WIN.EXE 4. Click on Update button. This may take as long as two minutes. Please wait for the process to complete. 5. You should see Firmware has been updated successfully 6. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please save all data and click on "Now". DOS based firmware flash update for PLDS DH-4B1S BD-RE 1. Unzip the into your bootable USB key. 2. In Dos folder, just type 7D16DOS.EXE. 3. Please select "1" (assume this is the only optical drive) and wait for 2 minutes. 4. You should see Firmware update successfully! 5. Windows must restart to complete this operation, press "Yes".

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.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS/Firmware 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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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.