Driver Details

HLDS DH20N 16X DVD SATA HH Firmware Update

This package provides Windows/DOS Based HLDS DH20N 16X DVD SATA HH Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Inspiron Desktop, OptiPlex, Precision, Studio Desktop, Studio XPS Desktop, Vostro Desktop and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: DOS, XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved DVD readability


Version A102, A02


Removable Storage

Release date

09 Oct 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DH20N_FW
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 590KB
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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Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to


Installation instructions

Download 1. Click Download File. 2. Saves the file on your desktop. Install 1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop. (For example labeled HLDS 2. Extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R230035" (Example path). 3. Choose update file from [Win] if you install in Windows environment or [DOS] folder if you install in DOS environment. 4. Double-click the installation file and follow the on-screen installation instructions.

Important Information

1. Please close other application before updating. 2. While firmware is updating, don't turn off the computer. 3. Please reboot the computer after the firmware update is completed.
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Drivers help and tutorials

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.​

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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 applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).