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Firmware Update NX05 for HLDS GH40N DVD-Writer - ThinkCentre A57, A58, M57e, M58, M58e, M58p, ThinkStation D20, S20

This firmware update adds Windows 7 support to the HLDS GH40N DVD-Writer.

Affected configurations

Any of the following systems running Microsoft Windows 7, but not limited to the following systems:

  • ThinkCentre A57 (all models)
  • ThinkCentre A58 (all models)
  • ThinkCentre M58 (all models)
  • ThinkCentre M58e (all models)
  • ThinkCentre M58p (all models)
  • ThinkStation D20 (all models)
  • ThinkStation S20 (all models)

Note: The systems optical drive is a HLDS DVD-Writer model GH40N, FRU# 43C1042; P/N 45K0422


Note: This firmware upgrade requires the system to be restarted. Exit all applications and save your data before running the upgrade. Do NOT restart or power-down the system while the upgrade is in progress.

Click here to download the firmware update

Installation instructions:

  1. Go to the folder where you extracted the firmware update and click on the GH40N_NX05 icon.
  2. If Windows asks you if you want to allow this program to make changes to your computer, click "Yes."
  3. Click "Update".
  4. The update will proceed automatically. When the update is complete, you will be given the choice "REBOOT" or "EXIT."
  5. Click "REBOOT" to restart the system immediately, or "EXIT" if you wish to restart the system later.
  6. The firmware upgrade will take effect after the system is restarted.

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Document ID : HT001784
Legacy Document ID : SF10-D0003
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