Sony Optiarc DVD-RW AD-7590A Firmware Update for VGP-UDRW1 USB DVD Drive

January 11th, 2011 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

OPFOPD-00207989-1021.EXE

Version :

1.V1

Last Modified :

01/11/2011

Size :

1.90 MB

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What does this do?

This utility updates the firmware for the external VGP-UDRW1 USB DVD drive to version 1.V1 and provides the following benefits:

  • Adds support for the gapless CD burning feature within the Windows Media Player software
  • Adds support for the external USB Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A optical drive

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:VGP-UDRW1 USB DVD Drive
Operating System(s): Windows XP, Windows Vista

Note: Not all models are sold in all countries. This file is only for use with the products identified and sold in United States, Latin America, Canada, or Brazil.

 

Important Notes
  • During the installation of this update, please note the following:
    • Do not turn the computer off.
    • Do not remove the external VGP-UDRW1 drive from the computer.
    • Do not do operate the keyboard.
    • Do not turn the computer off or cancel the update.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
  • This firmware update is intended for the VGP-UDRW1 with the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A drive option.
How to Verify the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A Drive Option for the VGP-UDRW1
  1. Ensure the VGP-UDRW1 external USB drive is connected to your computer.
  2. Click the "Start" icon, click "All Programs", click "Accessories", click "System Tools", and then click "System Information".
  3. At the "System Information" screen, double-click "Components" to expand the category.
  4. At the expanded "Components" list, click "CD-ROM".
  5. At the right of the screen next to the "Name" item, verify the drive model listed is the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Ensure the VGP-UDRW1 USB optical drive is connected to the computer.
  2. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  3. Download the OPFOPD-00207989-1021.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  4. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the OPFOPD-00207989-1021.EXE file to begin the installation.
  5. At the "User Account Control", screen, click "Allow".
  6. At the "Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A Firmware Update" screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose "Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A" from the drop-down menu to confirm the version to be installed is 1.V1.
  9. Click "Update" to begin the installation.
  10. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  11. At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7590A Firmware Update for VGP-UDRW1 USB DVD Drive is complete.

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