PLDS DX-20A6Q HH SATA Trayload DVD+/-RW Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows based PLDS DX-20A6Q HH SATA Trayload DVD+/-RW (Qflix External drive) Firmware Update and is supported on Inspiron, Studio Desktop, Studio Hybrid Desktop, Studio Laptop, Studio XPS Laptop and XPS Desktop models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Enhanced the support of Qflix disc - Ensured Windows 7 compatibility


Version 6D17, A01


Removable Storage

Release date

15 Sep 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
Applies to
DX-20A6Q HH SATA Trayload DVD+/-RW (Qflix External drive)
Installation instructions
Windows based firmware flash update for PLDS DX-20A6Q DVDRW 1. Download and unzip the into your desktop. 2. In XA6H6D17 folder, please search for the Windows folder. 3. In Windows folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on 6D17WIN.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".
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 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).