Driver Details

Philips D028 DVD+RW, v.1.68, A03

Provides support for 8x DVD+R media; write speed maximum will be 2.4x

Fixes & Enhancements

Provides support for 8x DVD+R media; write speed maximum will be 2.4x


Version 1.68, A03

Release date

24 Mar 2004

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R74274.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP

Applies to


Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R74274.EXE:

NOTE: User must have administrator rights to change the drive firmwar
1) Download "R74274.exe" to a specific location on your hard drive -- For example: c:\168update
2) Click on the executable, redirect the output to the same directory -- in this case c:\168update
3) The flash utility should start automatically
4) Ensure that the Philips D28 drive is identified as the target drive
5) Ensure that the firmware update is identified as m5a25168.ric
6) Remove media by ejecting tray; leave tray out, do not close tray
7) Select "next" and "start" to excute update
8) Reboot system to complete update

Important Information

Please review the custom installation instructions carefully
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