IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
This information is for the following models:
About this download
Benefits and improvementsThis utility updates the BD/DVD Home Theatre system firmware to version 010, and provides the following benefits:
Improvements over firmware version 006:
- Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.
- Improves BD-Live performance to enhance interactivity.
Additional improvements over original firmware:
- Adds BD-Live functionality.
- BD-Live allows you to enjoy additional content and services while playing a BD-Live capable disc.
- For optimal performance, we recommend that you use a Broadband Internet connection to access BD-Live content and services.
- BD-Live content and services require external USB flash memory (sold separately) for local storage.
- Windows Vista®
- Windows Vista® 64-bit
- Windows® 10
- Windows® 10 64-bit
- Windows® 7
- Windows® 7 64-bit
- Windows® 8
- Windows® 8 64-bit
- Windows® 8.1
- Windows® 8.1 64-bit
- Windows® XP
- 48.91 MB
Before You Start
Download & Install
There are three ways to obtain the BD/DVD Home Theatre system firmware update:
Note: If you have questions or require assistance, please contact Sony Support at 1-800-222-SONY (7669).
The Network Update operation is straightforward, so it is highly recommended that you use the Network Update method to update the BD/DVD Home Theatre system firmware.
|Q: The network update process has two parts, first the download and then the update. If, after the download part is finished, the firmware update process is still not finished after running after more than 30 minutes.||A: Please contact Sony Support at 1-800-222-SONY (7669). |
If you cannot connect the BD/DVD Home Theatre system to your Internet source, please use the disc update method.
The instructions below are for how to install the firmware update using a disc. The steps are the same whether you downloaded the firmware and created the disc, or whether you ordered the disc from Sony.
|Q: When I double click on the UPDATE_BDV1000_VER010.EXE update file I downloaded from the update web site, the UPDATE_BDV1000_VER010.ISO file is not created and the following error message appears: "Win32 Cabinet Self-Extraction".||A: The download may have failed. Delete the file you downloaded to your computer and follow the steps in the Download the Firmware and Create an Update Disc section to create a new update disc|
|Q: The firmware update process is still not finished after running for more than 30 minutes.||A: Please contact Sony Support at 1-800-222-SONY (7669). |