8080firm.txt Driver File Contents (8080-106firm1.zip)

Installation Instructions for Firmware Upgrade for CED-8080B TO 
Version 1.06
     Improper processing of this upgrade will damage the drive. LG Electronics is not 
responsible or liable for improper installation of this upgrade. If you do not feel 
comfortable installing this upgrade, please call our office Monday through Friday , 
7am to 7 pm CT at 1-800-243-0000 option 2 for other options. 

This firmware upgrade is for firmware version 1.05 ONLY! Once applied it will 
bring the firmware version to 1.06 of LG branded CD-ROM drives. 1.0 to 1.04 of 
this model drive utilized a mask ROM instead of a flash ROM type, and can't be 
upgraded or changed from the version programmed in.  The ROM version is 
stamped on the top of the drive below the serial #.

This upgrade is not designed for drives manufactured for Packard Bell, HP, NEC, 
IBM, or any other OEM {Original Equipment Manufacturer} customers.

Please follow the hardware setup instructions below. 

1.	Have the CD-ROM drive 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 

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.
Download: File to a temporary directory on your hard drive. Please make sure 
this is the only file in this directory.
Double-click  on the 8080-106firm.zip file to extract it. Extracting this zip file  
will extract these files to a directory specified by the user.
                  Make  a bootable system diskette from Control Panel.
                   Copy  the extracted files from the temporary directory to the bootable diskette.
                 Reboot the PC with the boot disk in the boot drive {A:} . The CD-ROM 
should be recognized as Drive D or as the next available drive letter.

              Type RWN e4lg6941.lge at the A:> Prompt.

The screen will first display a message that the drive has been recognized and will 
prompt you to enter Y or N for processing the upgrade. If you desire to process the 
upgrade, enter Y.
The computer will display a screen indicating the firmware process has begun. DO NOT 

When the UPGRADE is complete the screen should indicate FIRMWARE UPGRADE 
COMPLETE . The way to test this if you receive this message is to reboot the PC and 
view the properties of the CD-ROM in device manager and verify the ROM version. It 
should indicate ROM version 1.06.    

Download Driver Pack

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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