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GP30NB40

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Labor : 90 Days
Parts : 1 Year

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New firmware (ver.1.00-01) for only GP30NB40(External 8X Super multi DVD Writer)- Windows 8 Support-
New firmware (ver.1.00-01) for only GP30NB40(External 8X Super multi DVD Writer)- Windows 8 Support-
Filename Release Date Size
GP30NB40_1.00-01(ew).zip 12/14/2012 1,277K
[Operating System(s)]
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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[General Information]

◆ Model:GP30NB40
◆ Ver:1.00-01
◆ Improvement Point

1.00-01

- Windows 8 Support


To update the firmware of the GP30NB40 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 1.00-01
The drives must be original LG branded drives with the DVD Writer model number 
GP30NB40(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 7/8, Vista, and Windows XP 


[Critical Instructions](to be followed carefully)

1. Connect the drive at USB port by it self.

2. Download the file GP30NB40_1.00-01(EW).ZIP to a folder of your choice. 
This download includes this “Read me(ew)” text file, 
as well as the GP30NB40_1.00-01.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 GP30NB40_1.00-01.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.

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

WARNING: 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. 


Thanks.



Warranty Info

MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY SUMMARY

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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