Driver Details

Seagate ST9160412AS/ST9250410AS/ST9320423AS/ST9500420AS Firmware Update

This package provides the Seagate ST9160412AS/ST9250410AS/ST9320423AS/ST9500420AS Firmware Update and is supported on Inspiron, Studio XPS Laptop, Studio Laptop and Optiplex models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed clicking noise Enhancements - Not Applicable

Version

Version 4SDM1 or 5SDM1, A00

Release date

02 Dec 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R250679.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4MB
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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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

ST9160412AS
ST9250410AS
ST9320423AS
ST9500420AS

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R250679.EXE: * PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS * For Bootable CD option (PLEASE MAKE SURE A/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE) 1. Click on the (R250679.EXE) file and select ""RUN"" then ""RUN"" again. 2. Press ""Continue"" then ""OK"" to extract the files to the provided location. 3. If you have CD imaging software that supports the .ISO image format the file ""C:\DELL\Drivers\R250679\Seagate Utility.ISO"" is an image for a bootable CD that will automatically run the application. 4. Boot to the CD. 5. The Seagate utility will start automatically. 6. The utility will auto scan and update the appropriate Seagate ST9160412AS, ST9250410AS, ST9320423AS, ST9500420AS. 7. Once completed, a message detailing drive model, serial number and updated 4SDM1 or 5SDM1 firmware will appear. 8. Remove the CD and power off your PC. 9. Power on your PC to continue normal operation. For Other Bootable option (IE. USB key, etc.)(PLEASE MAKE SUREA/C POWER IS BEING USED WHILE UPDATING YOUR HARD DRIVE) 1. Click on the (R250679.EXE) file and select ""RUN"" then ""RUN"" again. 2. Press ""Continue"" then ""OK"" to extract the files to the provided location. 3. The files are located in ""C:\DELL\Drivers\R250679\Files"" directory. 4. Add the files to your bootable media and run the ""FLASH.bat"". 5. The Seagate utility will start automatically. 6. The utility will auto scan and update the appropriate Seagate ST9160412AS, ST9250410AS, ST9320423AS, ST9500420AS. 7. Once completed, a message detailing drive model, serial number and updated 4SDM1 or 5SDM1 firmware will appear. 8. Remove the Bootable Media and power off your system.

Important Information

1. Please make sure A/C power is being used while updating your hard drive. 2. Please do not interrupt the firmware update process.

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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).