readme(ew).txt Driver File Contents (

If you want to upgrade F/Ware of GSA-4040B, then you refer to the following.

Improper processing of this upgrade will damage the drive. 
LG Electronics is not responsible or liable for improper installation of this upgrade. 
This firmware upgrade is for firmware versions below A302 of the LG Branded GSA-4040B DVD-Writer. 
The ROM version is stamped on the top of the drive below the serial number.
This upgrade is not designed for drives manufactured 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.

Please follow the hardware setup instructions below.
1.Have the GSA-4040B connected to the secondary IDE channel as a master drive alone. 
2.Do not touch or interfere with the drive while the FIRMWARE is being upgraded.
3.If an error occurs during the upgrade process, or the upgrade process is cancelled 
  during this process, damage to the drive can occur. This is your responsibility. 
  LG Cannot be held liable for mistakes or errors that occur during this upgrade process.

  " the README(EW).TXT is explanation file how to upgrade firmware upgrade of your Super Multi Drive"
  " the GSA4040A302.EXE is firmware excute program for download

To upgrade Windows XP, 2000, ME and 98(only windows mode)

1. Remove inserted disc in GSA-4040B and Connect to only master of secondary port.
2. Download the GSA-4040A302(EW).zip file and Extract the zip file to the folder(ex: c:\>temp)
3. Check the Execution file and TXT file[GSA4040A302.EXE & README(ew).TXT]
4. Excute to GSA4040A302.exe 

eg: c:\temp\>GSA4040A302.EXE(Double click) And click 'UPDATE' button.
      And then Firmware upgrade will be automatically started


  When the UPGRADE is complete the screen should indicate FIRMWARE UPDATE SUCCESSFUL. 
  Re-boot your PC.  


1.You have to GSA-4040B connect to secondary master alone.
2.Don't touch while F/ware upgrading
3.If it happen to problem when you upgrade to F/ware,it is that your responsibility.
  Because of you are mistake F/Ware upgrade
  Therefore you must be care for F/Ware upgrade.
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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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