LG GCE-8240B Driver Download

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The GCE-8240B is a CD / DVD reader manufactured by LG. Problems such as drive is not found or is not recognized by Windows, or drive cannot read or write media can be solved when you update the driver. This version of "8240firm119.exe" has been downloaded 20,933 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 77 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 167.4 KB.

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Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Additional Notes

Firmware v1.19 for the LG GCE-8240B burner. After downloading double-click the file to start the extraction program. Accept the default unzip folder (C \8240firm119) then click the UNZIP button. 2 files will be written to the folder. One is the firmware (the exe file) and the other is a instructions.txt file. Be sure to read/print the instructions before attempting to use the firmware upgrade. Paying particular attention to the section dealing with whether your drive is OEM or LG. This firmware is only for LG drives and will not work on LG OEM drives. Use this file at your own risk. I nor driverguide.com will not assume any responsibility if your drive is damaged.

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Jerry K (DG Staff Member) on 26-Jun-2002

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
8240firm.exe 134.6 KB 26 Jun 2002
8240firm.exe/8240-119.LGE 49.2 KB 6 Apr 1998
8240firm.exe/8240firm.doc 23.6 KB 28 Jul 1999
8240firm.exe/AUTOEXEC.BAT 21 bytes 25 Mar 1999
8240firm.exe/CONFIG.SYS 32 bytes 25 Mar 1999
8240firm.exe/GSCDROM.SYS 30.1 KB 11 Feb 1998
8240firm.exe/MSCDEX.EXE 25.4 KB 11 Feb 1998
8240firm.exe/Xferlg.exe 85.6 KB 10 Nov 1998
instructions.txt 3.6 KB 26 Jun 2002

How to Update GCE-8240B Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the GCE-8240B driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter LG GCE-8240B into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the LG Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the LG website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

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

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