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Optiarc DDU1681S 16X DVD SATA HH Firmware Update

This package provides the Optiarc DDU1681S 16X DVD SATA HH Firmware Update and is supported on Vostro Desktop 220/220s/420 and Optiplex 740/760/360 that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.


  • Version 102A, A01


Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows 7 32-bit
  • MS Windows 7 64-bit
  • MS Windows Vista 32-bit
  • MS Windows Vista 64-bit
  • MS Windows XP
  • MS Windows XP x64

Applies to



Release date
11 Aug 2009
Last Updated
05 Mar 2014


Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 674KB
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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Important Information

1. Please close other applications before updating the firmware. 2. While the firmware is updating, please do not turn off the computer. 3. Please restart the computer after firmware update is complete.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved Windows 7 compatibility

Installation instructions

Instructions for Download 1. Click the Download File link to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. Extract Files 1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 3. Click on the unzip button to extract files. Windows based firmware flash update for DDU-1681S 1. Download the "DDU1681S_102A.exe" file. 2. Please make sure you have the administrator rights, and double click on "DDU1681S_102A.exe". 3. Click on "Flash" button. 4. This may take as long as two minutes. Please wait for the process to complete. 5. You should see "Update Successful. Please turn off your PC." 6. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please save all data and click on "Power Off".

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