HLDS GH50N 16X DVD+/-RW SATA HH Firmware Update

This package provides the HLDS GH50N 16X DVD+/-RW SATA HH Firmware Update and is supported on OptiPlex XE and Precision T5500/T3500 that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Fixed the CD boot issue that occurs during warm boot if user using bootable CD to boot system.

- Not Applicable.


Version B103, A03


Removable Storage

Release date

22 Mar 2012

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:GH50N_103.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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.
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Other versions

B101,A01 22 Mar 20128:22:11 PM
B102,A02 08 Mar 20127:26:18 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to


Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (File Extractions Only) Instructions

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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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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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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 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).