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HLDS GCR-8240N Slim 24X CD-ROM Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows based HLDS GCR-8240N Slim 24X CD-ROM Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension, Inspiron, Latitude, OptiPlex and Precision models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 2000 and XP.


  • Version 1.11, A05

Applies to

GCR-8240N Slim 24X CD-ROM;


Release date
22 Sep 2006
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014


Optional. 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.

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 200KB
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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Important Information

1. This is a Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility.
2. Administrative rights may be required on your system for this utility to work.
3. DO NOT TURN POWER OFF during firmware flash operation.
4. DO NOT REMOVE DRIVE during firmware flash operation.
5. DO NOT INTERRUPT the firmware flash routine while in progress.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Fixed a multisession CD R media read issue.

- Not Applicable.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for

Down load flash utility onto system hard disk drive.

Double click on flash utility.

Click on download to begin flash process.

Wait until flash process is complete.

Click on OK.

Reboot system.

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