Sony PCG-NV290 Notebook Toshiba SD-R6012 DVD-RW Drive Firmware Update [WinXP]

November 8th, 2004 | Tags:

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What does this do?

This program will update the firmware for the Toshiba SD-R6012 DVD-RW drive to improve disk writing performance.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Operating System(s): Windows XP

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, or Canada.


Important Notes
  • BEFORE installing this update, it is necessary to identify the DVD/CD Drive installed on the computer, which will determine whether or not this update is required.
    1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
    2. At the "Control panel" window, click the System icon.
    3. At the "System properties" box, click the Hardware tab and then click the Device Manager button.
    4. At the "Device Manager" window, click the (+) sign next to DVD/CD-ROM drives category to expand the menu.
    5. The second device listed should be "TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SDR6012" If it is, please continue with this update. If it is not, then this update is not for your system.
  • Before launching the firmware update, it is necessary to disconnect all peripheral devices except the AC adapter, disconnect all network cables , remove PC cards ( if inserted), and do not enter Standby or Hibernation mode during this update.
  • During the installation of this update, 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 to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the TO-S60120C03JU03US.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the TO-S60120C03JU03US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "Toshiba SD-R6012 Firmware Update Utility..." window, click Next.
  4. At the "To rewrite firmware, change your setting system setting and restart. Close all the active windows. Click OK to restart". message box, click OK. The computer will restart and the firmware update will continue after the computer is finished restarting.
  5. At the "[CAUTION]....." message box, click OK.
  6. At the "DVD Drive" message box, confirm "Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-R6012" is highlighted, and click "Update Start" button.
  7. At the "Information" screen, click OK to start flashing the firmware. Please wait while the DVD-RW ROM firmware is upgraded. WARNING!!: Do not interrupt the update process, as it may damage the drive.
  8. At the "Firmware update is completed....." message box. click OK. The computer will restart and the firmware update will continue.

After the computer has restarted, the installation of the Toshiba DVD-RW Drive Firmware Update Utility is complete.

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