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Firmware update for HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive

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Firmware update for HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive
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LV03
2/12/2007
Installation instructions for Firmware update for HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive

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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
LV03
2/12/2007
This firmware update was created to fix these known problems with the HLDS (Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc.) GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive:

- Audio CD-RW format fails under Windows Vista
- After formatting a CD-R with the UDF file system, the media is recognized as an audio disc
- After formatting a CD-R, ejecting it, and re-inserting it, the disc is not recognized
- Difficulty playing or reading audio CDs
- Drive hangs if the eject button is pressed within a few seconds of completing an Easy Write format
- A slave device is not detected when the the GCC-4482B is configured as master
- No support for SET CD SPEED command

This package applies to the following systems configured with the HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW drive:

  • ThinkCentre A30 (type 2296, 8191, 8198, 8199, 8316, 8434)
  • ThinkCentre A50 (type 8084, 8085, 8126, 8147, 8148, 8149, 8174, 8175, 8176, 8177, 8178, 8320, 8419)
  • ThinkCentre A50p (type 8192, 8193, 8194, 8195, 8196, 8197, 8432, 8433)
  • ThinkCentre A51 (type 8122, 8123, 8124, 8129, 8131, 8132, 8133, 8134, 8135, 8136, 8137, 8138, 8424, 8425, 8428, 9212)
  • ThinkCentre A51p (type 8420, 8421, 8422, 8423, 8426, 8427)
  • ThinkCentre A52 (type 8153, 8154, 8155, 8156, 8157, 8158, 8159, 8160, 8161, 8162, 8163, 8164, 8165, 8166, 8167, 8168, 8169, 8170, 8287, 8288, 8289, 8296, 8297, 8298, 8326, 8327, 8328, 8329, 8340, 8341, 8342, 8343, 8344, 8380, 8381, 8382)
  • ThinkCentre A53 (type 8701, 8702, 8970, 8973, 8980, 8983, 8992, 8995, 9276, 9277, 9286, 9287, 9378, 9387, 9628, 9635)
  • ThinkCentre A55 (type 8705, 8706, 8972, 8975, 8982, 8985, 8994, 9265) - ThinkCentre A60 (type 8013, 8700, 8976, 8979, 8986, 8991, 9266, 9269, 9282, 9283, 9374, 9383, 9384, 9631, 9646, 9647, 9694, 9695)
  • ThinkCentre E50 (type 8290, 8291, 8292, 8293, 8294, 8295, 8469, 8472, 8473, 8474, 8708, 8709, 8710, 8711, 8719, 8771, 8772, 8773, 8774, 8776, 8777, 8778, 8779, 8817, 8818, 8819, 9214, 9215, 9216, 9217, 9218, 9219)
  • ThinkCentre E51 (type 8463, 8464, 8465, 8466, 8467, 8468, 8712, 8713, 8714, 8715)
  • ThinkCentre M50 (type 8128, 8185, 8186, 8187, 8188, 8189, 8190, 8413, 8414, 8415, 8430, 8431)
  • ThinkCentre M50e (type 8179)
  • ThinkCentre M51 (type 8095, 8096, 8097, 8141, 8142, 8143, 8144, 8145, 8146)
  • ThinkCentre M51e (type 9213)
  • ThinkCentre M52 (type 8099, 8110, 8111, 8112, 8113, 8114, 8115, 8116, 8211, 8212, 8213, 8214, 8215, 9210, 9211)
  • ThinkCentre M52e (type 8299, 8380)
  • ThinkCentre M55e (type 9278, 9279, 9288, 9379, 9380, 9389, 9632, 9637)
  • ThinkCentre S50 (type 8092, 8127, 8183, 8184, 8416, 8417, 8418, 8429)
  • ThinkCentre S51 (type 8098, 8171, 8172, 8173)
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.
Extracting the update
  1. Click Start, select Find or Search, then click Files and folders.
  2. Type hldsgcc4482b_lv03.exe in the search field, then click Find Now. This will locate the file you just downloaded.
  3. Double-click the hldsgcc4482b_lv03.exe icon.
  4. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Unpack the files used to perform the installation to the location specified below, and don't remove these files after the setup is completed.
  7. Ensure that "Save files in folder" is set to C:\SWTOOLS\FIRMWARE\HLDS\GCC-4482b.
  8. Click Next. The necessary files will be extracted to your hard drive.
  9. Click Finish.
Installing the update
  1. Click Start, then click Run.
  2. Type C:\SWTOOLS\FIRMWARE\HLDS\GCC-4482b\JC6LV03.EXE, then click OK.The firmware upgrade utility will proceed automatically.
  3. If Status shows "Drive model doesn't match!!", then this firmware update is not for your system. Click Close.
  4. When complete, the utility will display the message, "The system must be restarted. Please save all unsaved data before rebooting the system. Would you like to restart the system now?" Click Yes or No, as desired.
  5. The new firmware will be applied after the system is restarted.
Previous versions
FileVersionRelease dateDescription
pz2z35usa.exe 1.01 15 Jul 2005 Firmware update for HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive
pz2z35usa.txt 1.01 15 Jul 2005 Installation instructions for Firmware update for HLDS GCC-4482B CD-RW/DVD combo drive

  • Alias ID: MIGR-60697, MIGR-60697-KR
  • Document ID:DS001058
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