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SATA Hard Disk Drive Firmware Update

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Description

Release details

Released:
2010-03-25
File name:
sp46206.exe [1/1, 3.61M]
Version
BX
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

Fix/Enhancement

  • Resolves issue where data on 1Tb, 1.5Tb and 2Tb 5400rpm drives may not be properly saved.
  • Updates WDC WD10EADS-65M2B0, WDC WD15EADS-65P8B0, and WDC WD20EADS-65R6B0 hard disk drives to firmware version BX.
    1. Click the Download Only button.
    2. At the File Download screen, click the Save button.
    3. At the Save As screen, save the file to your Desktop.
    4. If a message appears stating that the file already exists, click YES to overwrite file.
    5. Double-click the icon for the update downloaded to your desktop, and then click NEXT.
    6. Follow on-screen instructions.
    7. If prompted to restart the system upon completion of the update, click YES and allow system to restart.

    Details and specifications

    Note: It is STRONGLY recommended that you perform a system backup prior to installing this update.

  • You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update.
  • You must have one of the following Western Digital hard disk drive models:

    WDC WD10EADS-65M2B0, WDC WD15EADS-65P8B0, or WDC WD20EADS-65R6B0.
  • Blank recordable CD (CD-R).
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