Driver Details

Western Digital Scorpio 40GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, Scorpio 60GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, Scorpio 80GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD, v.09.07D09, A00

Western Digital Utility patch corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue on the following models:

40G - X7571 - WD400VE-75HDT0
60G - C8579 - WD600VE-75HDT0
80G - W7962 - WD800VE-75HDT0

Version

  • Version 09.07D09, A00

Applies to

Scorpio 40GB 5400rpm Mobile HDD;

Date

Release date
11 May 2005
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR99039.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, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R99039.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
Not available
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

(PLEASE MAKE SURE A/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE)

Fixes & Enhancements

Western Digital Utility patch corrects an intermittent clicking noise issue.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for BR99039.exe:

For Bootable Diskette:

* PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS *

1. Click on the (BR99039.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
2. Choose "Continue" in the next window to create a bootable
floppy.
3. Close all applications, and re-boot from the floppy image just created.
4. The WD Scorpio Fix Utility will start automatically.
5. Highlight the "WDC WDx00VE-75DHT0" using the arrow keys.
6. The listing will show "Update Applicable" under status.
7. Press "Enter" to continue.
8. Press "Y" to accept the license agreeement.
9. Follow the instructions listed and press "Enter" to continue.
10. The application will report "Update Completed"
11. Follow the remaining instructions and press "Enter" to exit the utility.
12. Remove the floppy diskette and restart your system.
Custom Instructions for R99039.EXE:

Alternative Flash process (no floppy available)

(PLEASE MAKE SURE A/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE)

1. The files contained in (R99039.EXE) should be extracted to bootable media. (ie. Floppy, CD, Zip drive, USB Flash Memory). The default extraction directory is C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R99039.
2. Once the files are extracted, copy the contents of C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R99039\FILES directory to bootable source. Boot to that source. (If you have CD imaging software that's support the .ISO image format the file "C:\DELL\Drivers\R99039\ISO Image to create CD/WD Scorpio Fix Image.ISO" is an image for a bootable CD that will automatically run the application.)
3. The WD Scorpio Fix Utility will start automatically.
4. Highlight the "WDC WDx00VE-75DHT0" using the arrow keys.
5. The listing will show "Update Applicable" under status.
6. Press "Enter" to continue.
7. Press "Y" to accept the license agreeement.
8. Follow the instructions listed and press "Enter" to continue.
9. The application will report "Update Completed"
10. Follow the remaining instructions and press "Enter" to exit the utility.
11. Remove the media and restart your system.

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