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WP50NB40

Manuals & Documents

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  • Owner’s Manual

    The Owner’s Manual offers pertinent product information.

Software & Firmware

  • SOFTWARE UPDATE

    Software upgrades include device drivers and firmware updates only for specific models. Check your owner's manual to determine if your product supports software upgrades.

    New firmware(N1.01) for WP50NB40(SVC Code NB50) Reference

    Firmware Update Guide

    1. Warnings and Notifications

       - Do not open any programs or start any system functions during the update, 
         as they will interfere with data transfer and damage the drive. 
         Do not cancel the operation once it has been started or the drive will    
         become permanently damaged, as a result.

       - If firmware is not istalled properly as guided below, your drive will be damaged permanently,
         and LG will not be responsible for it.

       - Could please check model number which you have.
         If your driver is not the WP50NB40 & SVC Code is NB50, the firmware is not updated. 
         (You can see SVC Code in Main Label of WP50NB40)

       - The drives must be original LG branded drives with BD-Writer model number 
         WP50NB40(no OEM units). 

       - If you have an OEM unit, branded with another manufacturers name, 
         Please contact that manufacturer for support and firmware updates.

       - This firmware update is for use only on PC’s with Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7.


    2.Improvement Point
      
      ◆ Model : WP50NB40
      ◆ Version : N1.01
      ◆ Improvement Point : Improved BD UHD disc compatibility

    3.How to update the firmware

     1)Download and unzip the file WP50NB40_SVC Code_NB50.ZIP to a folder of your choice. 

     3)Close all other programs including: screen saver, antivirus and/or power-down programs. 
       (If these programs are not closed, they will try to engage the PC, 
       during the update process, thus interrupting the update and damaging the drive).

     4)Check the drive to ensure that there is no disk in the tray before you start 
       the update procedure.

     5)Go into the folder with the update file and double click the WP50NB40_SVC Code_NB50.exe 
       program and click the “update” button (red). Once the update is complete, 
       you will see “Firmware Update Complete” and the button will become green 
       and advise you to reboot the system. You will need to reboot your PC.



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