readme.txt Driver File Contents (wdc_cfg.zip)

The instructions below apply to the contents of the .zip file named 'WD_CFG'. 

The utility runs within DOS and is used to update WD drives connected
to a host system via the primary IDE controller on the system's motherboard.  

Note:  The tool will NOT work on a DOS window that is running under Windows.  


To update drives please see the following instructions:

1) Unzip WD_CFG.ZIP onto bootable medium (floppy, CD-RW, network drive, etc.)
2) Boot the system to be updated to the medium where the update files were unzipped to.
3) Run wdnewcfg.exe
4) The utility will proceed to update all the drive connected to the system's primary IDE port.
5) Once the update completes, re-boot the system.
6) Update is complete.



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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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