I downloaded a driver for my hard drive in Dell Drivers page. After it extracted the files a readme note file opened saying :
Please copy the contents of this Release to your root directory of your bootable media.
An "autoexec.bat" has been added to automate the firmware upgrade.
PLEASE CONNECT A/C POWER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO UPGRADE FIRMWARE!!!
I don't know what to do beyond this point. Please someone tell me how to do this :)) thanks in advance!
Things about my Laptop :
Model : Dell Inspiron 8600
Bios : A14
Driver Model : HTS726060M9AT00
flash1932 is 1000% correct...unless the hard drive is doing weird stuff, you need not do a FIRMWARE update...also, a new hard drive seldom needs to have a driver installed. I have a WD 80 GB hd and some of these models needed a firmware update cause noises could be heard on some of them....my WD did not