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For the most accurate technical information regarding features, specifications, installation and operation of your LG product, including all Warranty Terms & Conditions, refer to the Owner's Manual and other documents available for this product.

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English 02/11/2009 247K
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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 (ver. LL02) for only GH22LS40(Internal Super multi DVD Writer)-Support Windows 7-
New firmware (ver. LL02) for only GH22LS40(Internal Super multi DVD Writer)-Support Windows 7-
Filename Release Date Size
GH22LS40_LL02((ew).zip 11/03/2009 1,917K
[Operating System(s)]
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

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LG Electronics GH22LS40
Firmware Version LL02

Version History 
- Improve Writing Strategy
- Support Windows 7

Supported Drives

This firmware upgrade is for LG Branded drives. This upgrade is NOT 
designed for drives manufactured for HP, IBM, Compaq, Dell or any
other OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) customers, please contact
the OEM for all firmware updates and support for your OEM drive.

Upgrade Instructions

This firmware software only works in windows mode with Windows
2000/XP/Vista. If you encounter problems in flashing the firmware or have
any questions, please contact our LG customer support line toll-free at

1. If you haven't already, download the firmware file and extract the zip

2. Connect the drive to the secondary IDE channel as a master drive with
   no other devices connected to that channel (Ignore if it's an SATA drive).
   Start Windows and verify it can recognize the drive.

3. Close all other programs including: screen saver, and /or antivirus. 
   Do not open any programs or start any system functions during the 
   update as they can interfere with data transfer and damage the drive. 

4. Open the firmware program. 

5. Click the update button and do not touch or interfere with the drive
   while the firmware is being upgraded. IMPORTANT - DO NOT INTERFERE WITH 
   THE DRIVE DURING THIS PROCESS. If an error occurs during the upgrade 
   process, or the upgrade process is cancelled during this process, damage 
   to the drive can occur.

6. When the upgrade is complete the screen should say FIRMWARE UPDATE
   SUCCESSFUL. Re-boot your PC.

7. Enjoy!

If you experience any problems or have any questions, please contact LG
customer support at 1-800-243-0000.

New firmware (ver. LL01) for only GH22LS40(Internal Super multi DVD Writer)
New firmware (ver. LL01) for only GH22LS40(Internal Super multi DVD Writer)
Filename Release Date Size
GH22LS40_LL01(EW).zip 07/09/2009 1,905K
[Operating System(s)]
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista

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GH22LS40 Version LL01 Firmware Update

To update the firmware of the GH22LS40 please refer to the following instructions:

Note: Not following the subsequent update instructions explicitly will result in 
permanent damage to your drive, for which LG will not be responsible.

This firmware update is for drives with original firmware versions below LL01
The drives must be original LG branded drives with the DVD Writer model number 
GH22LS40(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 Vista and Windows XP/2000

※ Critical Instructions: (to be followed carefully)

1. Connect the drive at Computer.

2. Download the file GH22LS40_LL01(EW).ZIP to a folder of your choice. 
This download includes this “Read me(ew)” text file, 
as well as the GH22LS40_LL01.EXE program, which will auto-update your drive's firmware.

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 GH22LS40_LL01.EXE program 
and click the“update”button. Once the update is complete, 
you will see Firmware Update Complete and advise you to reboot the system. 
You will need to reboot your PC.

The update will be complete, after you reboot your system. 

Warranty Info


Period of Coverage
Labor : 90 Days
Parts : 1 Year
Warranty Policy : Replacement units may be new or factory remanufactured.

Refer to the detailed Warranty Policy delivered in your product packaging.

If you need Repair Service, submit an online Repair Service Request or Contact Us. Please have the Serial number of your product and proof of purchase ready. Out-of-warranty service fees may apply for diagnosis, parts, and labor.

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