Servicer Login
login Account
Unsupported Browser Detected: Dear user, the browser you’re currently using is not supported by this website. Please click here for more information about the browsers we support and how to obtain them.

Firmware update for HLDS GCE-8483B CD-RW drives for Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP - Crossbrand

Operating System
Download Now
Firmware update for HLDS GCE-8483B CD-RW drive - Windows 2000 and XP version
885.04 KB
Windows XP (32-bit)
Firmware update for HLDS GCE-8483B CD-RW drive - Windows 2000 and XP version

2.56 KB
Windows XP (32-bit)
This package installs an updated firmware for HLDS GCE-8483B CD-RW drives. This firmware update utility will function under Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP.

This update requires approximately 2MB of space on your hard drive.

This package is intended for NetVista and ThinkCentre systems that come with HLDS GCE-8483B CD-RW drives.

Print this file so that you can refer to it during the installation.
Additional information
Determining if you have the affected CD-RW drive
  1. Click Start, select Settings, click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the System icon.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, then click the Device Manager button.
  4. Click the + to the left of DVD/CD-ROM drives.
  5. If your CD-RW drive reads "HL-DT-ST GCE-8483B", then you should download this upgrade.
Downloading the update
  1. Click the file link to download the file from the Web page.
  2. When prompted, select a drive and directory in which to save the downloaded file.
Installing the update
  1. Click Start, select Find or Search, then click Files and folders.
  2. Type j8win103us.exe in the search field, then click Find Now. This will locate the file you just downloaded.
  3. Double-click the j8win103us.exe icon.
  4. Click Next. Read the license agreement.
  5. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Ensure that "Save files in folder" is set to C:\IBMTOOLS\DRIVERS\J8WIN103US.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the installation.
  10. When the flash update is complete, click Close, then shut down and restart your system.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-56886, MIGR-56886-KR
  • Document ID:DS001329
  • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
  • © 2015 Lenovo