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      DVD Firmware Update Utility for Windows 8 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad

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      DVD Firmware Update Utility

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      This utility will examine your system configuration and detect all SATA optical drive (ODD) installed in your ThinkPad. SATA (Serial AT Attachment) is a new interface for storage devices.

      The utility will then check the firmware revision of the ODD and judge whether your system requires a firmware update or not.  If required, it will prompt you to run the appropriate firmware update program for your drive.

      This package will run on the Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) and Windows 8.
      (Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which Operating Systems)

      There is no ISO format release for the SATA ODD firmware update.

      Supported ThinkPad Systems

      • E430, E431, E435, E440, E530, E531, E535, E540, E550, E550c, E555, E560, E565
      • L430, L440, L530, L540, L560
      • P70
      • T430, T430i, T430s, T430si, T440p, T530, T530i, T540p
      • W530, W540, W541
      • X230, X230i, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet

      Supported Operating Systems

      • Microsoft Windows 10  64-bit *1
      • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit *2
      • Microsoft Windows 8   64-bit *3
      • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1  32-bit, 64-bit *4
      • Microsoft Windows XP  Professional SP3 *5


      1. IRST 14.0 or later
      2. IRST 12.7 or AMD AHCI Driver or later
      3. IRST or AMD AHCI Driver or later
      4. IRST or AMD AHCI Driver or later
      5. IRST or later

      Summary of changes

      Version FWSB25

      • Updated firmware for PLDS DA-8A6SH.
      • Updated firmware for PLDS DU-8A6SH.

      •    Model                  Firmware       ThinkPad models
           ----------------        --------           ------------------------
           DA-8A6SH            GU64            ThinkPad Edge / L series
           DU-8A6SH            DU54            ThinkPad T / P series
           DU-8A6SH            DU64            ThinkPad Edge / L series

      Additional Information

      Please refer to the README file (content in English) for the following:

      • Installation Instructions
      • Determining Which Version is Installed
      • Complete list of summary of changes
      • Known limitations (if any)

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      • Document ID:DS035586
      • Last Updated :30 Apr 2015
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