Driver Details

HLDS Slim GWA-4040N 4X DVD+/-RW Japan Only, v.B107, A03

updates drive to firmware version B107

Allows AUDIO CD playback after removing Packeting written CD-RW media.
Improved readiblity and meida interchangeability of DVD-R/RW and DVD+R discs

Fixes & Enhancements

Allows AUDIO CD playback after removing Packeting written CD-RW media.
Improved readiblity and media interchangeability of DVD-R/RW and DVD+R discs


Version B107, A03


Removable Storage

Release date

25 Oct 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:GWA-4040N_DELL_B107-windows-flash.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 490KB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

Applies to

Slim GWA-4040N 4X DVD+/-RW Japan Only

Installation instructions

Download and extract file to desktop
Click on flash update file to begin firmware flash
Reboot system ONLY AFTER flash is complete

Important Information

DO NOT power down system during flash operation
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS/Firmware or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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