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Firmware Update for CD Drive (Samsung SC-140)
This program will update Firmware on the following VAIO Desktop models, equipped with Samsung SC-140, running Windows XP:

PCV-RXG408

PCV-RX407

PCV-RX406

PCV-RX404

PCV-RX405


This Firmware update will solve following problems :

- Some stuttering noise can be heard when playing an audio CD.

IMPORTANT NOTES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Do not shutdown the unit while the Firmware update procedure is in progress.

Do not stop the Firmware update procedure while in progress.

Not following any of the above, could severely damage your system !!

Is my system equipped with a Samsung SC-140?

1. Click on the Start button and go to "My Computer" and click on the right mouse button and click then on "Properties".

2. Select the Hardware tab and click then on "Device Manager".

3. Select the DVD/CD-ROM drives.

4. Find now which CD-ROM drive you have.

5. If "Samsung CD-ROM SC-140" appears in the list, please use this patch.

6. If the above does not appear in the list, this patch does not apply.

Make a bootable floppy disk:

1. Open your Windows Explorer an go to "floppy"

2. Click right mouse button an click then on "Format..."

3. Select "Create an MS-DOS startup disk" and click on the start-button.

4. Then click to OK.

5. When a window appears with "Format Completed", then click OK

6. Click to "Close" to close this application.

Download the Upgrade:

1. Double click on "Samsung SC140".

2. Select a folder, where this file will be saved to.

3. Click to "Save".

Extract the file to the bootable floppy disk:

1. Go to the folder where the file (Samsung SC140.exe) has been saved.

2. Double click to "Samsung SC140".

3. Make sure under "Unzip to folder" "a:\" is mentioned.

4. Then click to "Unzip". The files will be extracted to the floppy directly.

5. When a window appears with "3 file(s) unzipped successfully", click OK.

6. Click to "Close" to close the application.

7. The floppy is now ready to do the firmware update.

Update the Samsung SC-140 CD-Drive:

1. Insert the floppy disk and restart the computer

2. If you want to update, then type update.

3. After finishing the upgrade, eject the floppy disk and restart the computer.

Put the Transfer Mode of your Samsung SC-140 to DMA-mode:

1. Click on the Start button and go to "My Computer" and click on the right mouse button and click then on "Properties".

2. Select the Hardware tab and click then on "Device Manager".

3. Select the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers

4. Double click on the Secondary IDE-Channel

5. Select the Advanced Settings tab

6. Select the Transfer Mode and choose: "DMA if available"

7. Click on OK and restart the computer.

File Info

File Name

  • Samsung_SC140.exe

File architecture

  • 32 bit

File Size

  • 109 Kb

Release Date

  • 99-12-2003
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