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


Removable Storage

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: 1 MB
Format Description:This 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
Windows 2000
Windows XP
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
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.