PLDS DS-8A5SH 12.7 SATA Trayload DVDRW Firmware Update

This package provides the Windows/DOS Based PLDS DS-8A5SH 12.7 SATA Trayload DVDRW Firmware Update and is supported on Inspiron, Latitude, Optiplex, Vostro and XPS Notebook models that are running the following Operating Systems: DOS, XP, Vista and Windows 7.
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Improved the detection of the optical drive - Improved the compatibility of DVD-R DL
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Version

XD13, A02

Release date

20 Apr 2011

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Removable Storage

Importance

Recommended
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.
Available formats

File Format: Extracts files directly to local disk
File Name: SA5_XD13.zip
File Size: 2.2 MB
Format Description:
This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
eaca08d022e270f87fba1667d79d6cba
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
PLDS DS-8A5SH 12.7 SATA Trayload DVDRW
Windows based firmware update for PLDS DS-8A5SH DVDRW: 1. Download and unzip the SA5_XD13.zip into your desktop. 2. In "SA5_XD13" folder, please search for the "Windows" folder. 3. In "Windows" folder, please make sure you have the administrator right, and double click on "XD13WIN.EXE". 4. Click on "Update" button. This may take as long as two minutes. Please wait for the process to complete. 5. You should see "Firmware has been updated successfully!". 6. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please save all data and click on "Now". DOS based firmware update for PLDS DS-8A5SH DVDRW: 1. Unzip the SA5_XD13.zip into your bootable USB key. 2. In "Dos" folder, just type "XD13DOS.EXE". 3. Please select "1" (assume this is the only optical drive) and wait for 2 minutes. 4. You should see "Firmware update successfully!". 5. Windows must restart to complete this operation, please "y".

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