HLDS GA31N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW Firmware Update

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This package provides the Firmware Update for HLDS GA31N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW and is supported on the Alienware M18XR2/M17XR3/M17XR4/M18X that are running the following Windows Operating System: Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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Fixes & Enhancements

- Fixed disc load/eject issues.

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Release date

15 Apr 2013

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Removable Storage


Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
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File Format: Firmware Images
File Name: FW A201 DOS & Windows - GA31N.zip
File Size: 1.77 MB
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1. Close other running applications before updating.
2. While the firmware is updating, do not turn off the computer.
3. Reboot the computer after the firmware update is complete.
GA31N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW
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 zip file.
2. Open up the "Win" folder and double-click the executable file to perform the firmware update. Follow the instructions on the dialog box.

Reboot will be required

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