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  • Owner’s Manual
    Most comprehensive document of product setup and usage.
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    Summary of product features, dimensions, and components.

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 (ver.1.01) for only GP40LB10(External 8X Super multi DVD Writer)- Windows 8 Support- Reference

    [General Information]

    GP40LB10 Version 1.01 Firmware Update

    - Windows 8 Support 

    To update the firmware of the GP40LB10 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 1.01
    The drives must be original LG branded drives with the DVD Writer model number 
    GP40LB10(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, Windows XP

    [Critical Instructions](to be followed carefully)

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

    2. Download the file GP40LB10_101(EW).ZIP to a folder of your choice. 
    This download includes this “Read me(ew)” text file, 
    as well as the GP40LB10_101.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 GP40LB10_101.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. 

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