Applicable Models

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:

  • VGC-JS160J
  • VGC-JS190J
  • VGC-JS250D
  • VGC-JS250J
  • VGC-JS250J/B
  • VGC-JS270J
  • VGN-AW110D
  • VGN-AW110J
  • VGN-AW110N
  • VGN-AW120D
  • VGN-AW120J
  • VGN-AW130J
  • VGN-AW190
  • VGN-AW190C
  • VGN-AW190CJ
  • VGN-AW190J
  • VGN-AW190N
  • VGN-AW190Y
  • VGN-AW210J
  • VGN-AW220J
  • VGN-AW230J
  • VGN-AW290
  • VGN-AW290C
  • VGN-AW290J/AH
  • VGN-AW310D
  • VGN-AW310J
  • VGN-AW330J
  • VGN-AW335J
  • VGN-AW390
  • VGN-AW390C
  • VGN-AW390CJ
  • VGN-AW390J
  • VGN-CS160J
  • VGN-CS180J
  • VGN-CS190
  • VGN-CS190C
  • VGN-CS190E
  • VGN-CS190F
  • VGN-CS190J
  • VGN-CS190N
  • VGN-CS260D
  • VGN-CS260J
  • VGN-CS280J
  • VGN-CS290
  • VGN-CS290C
  • VGN-CS290J
  • VGN-CS290N
  • VGN-CS290T
  • VGN-CS385J
  • VGN-CS390
  • VGN-CS390C
  • VGN-CS390D
  • VGN-CS390J
  • VGN-CS390T
  • VGN-FW245J
  • VGN-FW246J
  • VGN-FW260J
  • VGN-FW265D
  • VGN-FW270J
  • VGN-FW275D
  • VGN-FW290
  • VGN-FW290C
  • VGN-FW290F
  • VGN-FW290FY
  • VGN-FW290J
  • VGN-FW292
  • VGN-FW300
  • VGN-FW350D
  • VGN-FW350J
  • VGN-FW351J
  • VGN-FW355J
  • VGN-FW360TJ
  • VGN-FW370J
  • VGN-FW373J
  • VGN-FW390
  • VGN-FW390C
  • VGN-FW390J
  • VGN-FW390T
  • VGN-FW400
  • VGN-FW400J
  • VGN-FW450J
  • VGN-FW455D
  • VGN-FW455J
  • VGN-FW460J
  • VGN-FW465J
  • VGN-FW480J
  • VGN-FW480TY
  • VGN-FW485J
  • VGN-FW486J
  • VGN-FW488J
  • VGN-FW490
  • VGN-FW490C
  • VGN-FW490D
  • VGN-FW490J
  • VGN-FW490T
  • VGN-FW490Y
  • VGN-NS160D
  • VGN-NS160E
  • VGN-NS190D
  • VGN-NS190J
  • VGN-NS270D
  • VGN-NS270J
  • VGN-NS280D
  • VGN-NS290J
  • VGN-NS295D
  • VGN-NS295J

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the Optiarc™ BD-ROM BC-5500S drive firmware to version 1.78 and provides the following benefits:
  • Adds support for DVD+R DL media
  • Resolves an issue where the drive may not recognize certain CD-ROM disc
  • Improves the readability of Single Layer BD-R media
  • Resolves an issue where the user cannot perform a data backup using the writing function to DVD media from the "Backup and restore" utility within the Windows® 7 operating system

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600077.exe

File Version

  • 1.78

File Size

  • 4.18 MB

Release Date

  • 12-11-2009

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this update 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.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Download the EP0000600077.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000600077.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Continue" or "Yes".
  5. At the "Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S Firmware" screen, click "Next".
  6. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  7. At the "Firmware Updater" screen, read the caution information, then click "Yes" to continue.
  8. At the "Firmware Updater" screen, click "Flash" to start the update.
  9. At the "Update Completed" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Optiarc BD-ROM BC-5500S Firmware Update is completed.