LG Korea offers owners of LG optical drives a downloadable generic tool that will automatically
update the firmware.
The software examines your PC hardware configuration, HD, CPU, RAM etc and stores this
information in the LG servers, in order to be able to offer you the proper updates for your hardware
in the future. The update procedure takes a few minutes according to your internet connection
speed, and can be either start manually or automatically.
The first version of the Online Auto firmware update software does not support all the ODD
products of the company, altough the company will add support for all ODD products soon.
List of supported models:
Cd-ROM Drive GCR-8522B and GCR-8523B
Cd-RW Drive GCE-8525B and GCE-8526B
Combo Drive GCC-4521B
Super Multi Drive GSA-4081B, GSA-4082B, GSA-4120B, GSA-4160B and GSA-4163B
GSA-5120D, GSA-5160D and GSA-5163D
The utility is available for free downloading here