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Seagate Barracuda ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows based Seagate Barracuda ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD Firmware Update and is supported on the Precision T3500/T5500/390/T7500, Vostro Desktop 200 and OptiPlex 960 that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.

Version

  • Version DE13, A01

Applies to

ST3500620AS 500GB LF S2 HDD;

Date

Release date
06 Mar 2012
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR213715.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:
4a410001b9b0c9b12dffb0620e5b4251
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R213715.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:
6f138e7ee081fa3c710514b43bd25ae4
SHA1:
20132b72c39084d3f35381e3f1bbd0ffb90942e4
SHA-256:
Not available

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Important Information

1. Please do not interrupt the firmware update sequence.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable

Enhancements
- Enhanced performance and reliability

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install
1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop.
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\TMCVP". (Where 'TMCVP' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\TMCVP" (where 'TMCVP' isthe name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS *
* Please note that if your drive is connected to an add-in or onboard controller designated for SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) then you will need to connect your drives to the onboard SATA controller to perform the update. *

(PLEASE DON'T INTERRUPT THE FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCESS)
For Bootable Diskette:

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (BR213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Choose "Continue" in the next window to create a bootable floppy.
4. Close all applications and restart system.
5. Press F12 and insert the floppy disk containing the firmware update.
6. Select boot from Floppy.
7. The Seagate Firmware Update will start automatically.
8. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS.
9. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
10. Remove the floppy diskette and power off your system.
11. Power on your system to continue normal operation.

For Bootable CD option

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (R213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location.
4. Refer to your CD burning application instructions to create a bootable CD using the provided file "C:\DELL\Drivers\R213715\CD Image\Seagate Utility.ISO".
5. Restart your system.
6. Press F12 and insert the CD containing the firmware update.
7. Select boot from CD/DVD.
8. The Seagate utility will start automatically.
9. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS.
10. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
11. Remove the CD and power off your PC.
12. Power on your PC to continue normal operation.

For Bootable USB key option

1. Perform a full backup of your data.
2. Click on the (R213715.EXE) file and select "RUN" then "RUN" again.
3. Press "Continue" then "OK" to extract the files to the provided location.
4. The files are located in "C:\DELL\Drivers\R213715\Files" directory.
5. Add the files to your bootable USB key.
6. Restart your system.
7. Insert your USB key containing the firmware update.
8. Press F12 and choose boot from USB
9. The Seagate utility will start automatically.
10. The utility will autoscan and update the appropiate Seagate ST3500620AS.
11. Once completed, a message indicating process completion will appear.
12. Remove the Bootable Media and power off your system.

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