Driver Details

HLDS GA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW, v.A203, A04

Firmware to support Win7

Fixes & Enhancements

Firmware to support Win7


Version A203, A04


Removable Storage

Release date

23 Dec 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
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File Size: 2MB
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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

Applies to

GA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW

Installation instructions


1. Click [Download Now]
2. Saves the file on your desktop


1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop. (For example labeled
2. Extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\GA10N-A203(Example path)
3. Choose update file from [Win] if you install in Windows enviroment or [DOS] folder if you install in DOS enviroment.
3. 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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