how did you manage to update the firmware of the memorex 1240ak ?
i have exactly the same drive, but get the following message error when using mtkflash:
Flash Type : Unknown Flash memory
here is my thread: http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php ... tid=511471
I've first tried with MTK1801.
Then I've tried MTK124, MTK138 and MTK155. All without any results.