Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 2 Sony DW-D56A Slim 8x DVD+/-RW PDS7 (Win), A04 for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP Publisher's description
Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 2 Sony DW-D56A Slim 8x DVD+/-RW PDS7 (Win), A04 for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP
Level of Importance: Recommended
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).
This is a Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility.
Administrative rights may be required on your system for this utility to work
XPS/Inspiron XPS Gen 2
Dell Precision Mobile WorkStation M70
Dell Precision Mobile WorkStation M20
Dell Precision Mobile WorkStation M60
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Fixes and Enhancements
This firmware improves the Sony DW-D56A Slim 8X DVD+/-RW drive's media readability capabilities.
The firmware also allows the drive to write to the latest dual layer DVD+R media.
Custom Instructions for R104295.EXE:
1) Down load flash utility to system hard disk drive.
2) Double click on flash utility.
3) Click on 'Update' to begin flash process.
4) Wait until flash process is complete.
5) Click on 'OK'.
6) Reboot system.
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