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:

  • VGNBX740
  • VGNBX740N
  • VGNBX740P
  • VGNBX745FN
  • VGNBX760
  • VGNBX760N
  • VGNBX760P
  • VGNCR203E
  • VGNCR203EN
  • VGNCR205E
  • VGNCR205EP
  • VGNCR205EW
  • VGNCR215E
  • VGNCR215EB
  • VGNCR220E
  • VGNCR220EL
  • VGNCR220EN
  • VGNCR220EP
  • VGNCR220ER
  • VGNCR220EW
  • VGNCR220Q
  • VGNCR220QP
  • VGNCR220QW
  • VGNCR225E
  • VGNCR225EL
  • VGNCR231E
  • VGNCR231ER
  • VGNCR240E
  • VGNCR240EB
  • VGNCR240F
  • VGNCR240N
  • VGNCR240NB
  • VGNCR260A
  • VGNCR260AB
  • VGNCR260AL
  • VGNCR260AP
  • VGNCR260AR
  • VGNCR260AW
  • VGNCR260F
  • VGNCR260FE
  • VGNCR290
  • VGNCR290E
  • VGNCR290EAP
  • VGNCR290EAW
  • VGNCR290EBL
  • VGNCR290EBLC
  • VGNCR290EBP
  • VGNCR290EBPC
  • VGNCR290EBR
  • VGNCR290EBRC
  • VGNCR290EBW
  • VGNCR290N
  • VGNCR305E
  • VGNCR305EL
  • VGNCR305ER
  • VGNCR305ERC
  • VGNCR307E
  • VGNCR307EP
  • VGNCR307EW
  • VGNCR309E
  • VGNCR309EL
  • VGNCR309ER
  • VGNCR309ERC
  • VGNCR320D
  • VGNCR320DP
  • VGNCR320DW
  • VGNCR320E
  • VGNCR320EL
  • VGNCR320EN
  • VGNCR320EP
  • VGNCR320ER
  • VGNCR320ET
  • VGNCR320EW
  • VGNCR340F
  • VGNCR360A
  • VGNCR360AL
  • VGNCR360AP
  • VGNCR360AR
  • VGNCR360AT
  • VGNCR360AW
  • VGNCR360F
  • VGNCR360FB
  • VGNCR360FE
  • VGNCR360FT
  • VGNCR390
  • VGNCR390EB
  • VGNCR390NB
  • VGNCR4000
  • VGNCR405D
  • VGNCR405E
  • VGNCR407E
  • VGNCR407EP
  • VGNCR407ER
  • VGNCR408E
  • VGNCR409E
  • VGNCR409EL
  • VGNCR409ET
  • VGNCR410E
  • VGNCR410EL
  • VGNCR410EN
  • VGNCR410EP
  • VGNCR410ER
  • VGNCR410ET
  • VGNCR410EW
  • VGNCR415E
  • VGNCR415EB
  • VGNCR420D
  • VGNCR420DP
  • VGNCR420E
  • VGNCR420EL
  • VGNCR420EN
  • VGNCR420EP
  • VGNCR420ER
  • VGNCR420EW
  • VGNCR425D
  • VGNCR425E
  • VGNCR440F
  • VGNCR440FB
  • VGNCR440FW
  • VGNCR460A
  • VGNCR460AL
  • VGNCR460AP
  • VGNCR460AR
  • VGNCR460AW
  • VGNCR460F
  • VGNCR460FE
  • VGNCR460FL
  • VGNCR460FP
  • VGNCR460FR
  • VGNCR490
  • VGNCR490E
  • VGNCR490EBL
  • VGNCR490EBN
  • VGNCR490EBP
  • VGNCR490EBR
  • VGNCR490EBT
  • VGNCR490EBW
  • VGNCR490N
  • VGNCR506E
  • VGNCR506EJ
  • VGNCR507D
  • VGNCR507DJ
  • VGNCR507DQ
  • VGNCR507E
  • VGNCR507EJ
  • VGNCR507EP
  • VGNCR507EQ
  • VGNCR507ER
  • VGNCR508E
  • VGNCR508EL
  • VGNCR508ER
  • VGNCR509D
  • VGNCR509DJ
  • VGNCR509DQ
  • VGNCR509E
  • VGNCR509EQ
  • VGNCR510D
  • VGNCR510DT
  • VGNCR510DW
  • VGNCR510E
  • VGNCR510EJ
  • VGNCR510EL
  • VGNCR510EN
  • VGNCR510EP
  • VGNCR510EQ
  • VGNCR510ER
  • VGNCR510ET
  • VGNCR510EW
  • VGNCR515E
  • VGNCR515EB
  • VGNCR520D
  • VGNCR520DJ
  • VGNCR520DL
  • VGNCR520DN
  • VGNCR520DP
  • VGNCR520DQ
  • VGNCR520DR
  • VGNCR520DT
  • VGNCR520DW
  • VGNCR520E
  • VGNCR520EJ
  • VGNCR520EL
  • VGNCR520EN
  • VGNCR520EP
  • VGNCR520EQ
  • VGNCR520ER
  • VGNCR520ET
  • VGNCR520EW
  • VGNCR525EB
  • VGNCR540E
  • VGNCR540EJ
  • VGNCR540EL
  • VGNCR540EN
  • VGNCR540EP
  • VGNCR540EQ
  • VGNCR540ER
  • VGNCR540ET
  • VGNCR540EW
  • VGNCR590
  • VGNCR590C
  • VGNCR590CE
  • VGNCR590CN
  • VGNCR590E
  • VGNCR590EAB
  • VGNCR590EBB
  • VGNCR590F
  • VGNCR590FE
  • VGNCR590FN
  • VGNCR590N
  • VGNFW130E
  • VGNFW130EW
  • VGNFW130N
  • VGNFW130NW
  • VGNFW139E
  • VGNFW139EH
  • VGNFW139N
  • VGNFW139NH
  • VGNFW139NW
  • VGNFW140AE
  • VGNFW140D
  • VGNFW140E
  • VGNFW140EH
  • VGNFW140EW
  • VGNFW140N
  • VGNFW140NW
  • VGNFW145E
  • VGNFW145EW
  • VGNFW148JH
  • VGNFW160FE
  • VGNFW190
  • VGNFW190C
  • VGNFW190CE
  • VGNFW190CN
  • VGNFW190CU
  • VGNFW190E
  • VGNFW190EEW
  • VGNFW190EFH
  • VGNFW190EFW
  • VGNFW190EGH
  • VGNFW190F
  • VGNFW190N
  • VGNFW190U
  • VGNFZ320E
  • VGNFZ320EB
  • VGNFZ340E
  • VGNFZ340EB
  • VGNFZ340N
  • VGNFZ340NB
  • VGNFZ345D
  • VGNFZ345DB
  • VGNFZ345E
  • VGNFZ345EB
  • VGNFZ350AE
  • VGNFZ350FE
  • VGNFZ410E
  • VGNFZ410EB
  • VGNFZ420E
  • VGNFZ420EB
  • VGNFZ430E
  • VGNFZ430EB
  • VGNFZ440E
  • VGNFZ440EB
  • VGNFZ440N
  • VGNFZ445D
  • VGNFZ445DB
  • VGNFZ445E
  • VGNFZ445EB
  • VGNNR210FH
  • VGNNR220E
  • VGNNR220ES
  • VGNNR220FE
  • VGNNR230AE
  • VGNNR230FE
  • VGNNR240E
  • VGNNR245FN
  • VGNNR250AE
  • VGNNR250FE
  • VGNNR260AN
  • VGNNR260D
  • VGNNR260E
  • VGNNR260ES
  • VGNNR260ET
  • VGNNR260EW
  • VGNNR270N
  • VGNNR270NS
  • VGNNR280E
  • VGNNR280ES
  • VGNNR280ET
  • VGNNR280EW
  • VGNNR285D
  • VGNNR285E
  • VGNNR285ES
  • VGNNR285ET
  • VGNNR290E
  • VGNNR290ES
  • VGNNR290ET
  • VGNNR295N
  • VGNNR295NS
  • VGNNR298D
  • VGNNR298DS
  • VGNNR298E
  • VGNNR298ES
  • VGNNR310E
  • VGNNR310ES
  • VGNNR310FH
  • VGNNR320AH
  • VGNNR320D
  • VGNNR320E
  • VGNNR320ES
  • VGNNR320FH
  • VGNNR330AE
  • VGNNR330E
  • VGNNR330ES
  • VGNNR330FE
  • VGNNR345FN
  • VGNNR350AE
  • VGNNR350FE
  • VGNNR360AN
  • VGNNR360D
  • VGNNR360E
  • VGNNR360ES
  • VGNNR360ET
  • VGNNR360EW
  • VGNNR370N
  • VGNNR370NS
  • VGNNR380E
  • VGNNR380ES
  • VGNNR385D
  • VGNNR385E
  • VGNNR385ES
  • VGNNR385ET
  • VGNNR385EW
  • VGNNR398D
  • VGNNR398E
  • VGNNR398ES
  • VGNNR398ESC
  • VGNNR410D
  • VGNNR410E
  • VGNNR420D
  • VGNNR420E
  • VGNNR430D
  • VGNNR430DP
  • VGNNR430DS
  • VGNNR430DT
  • VGNNR430DW
  • VGNNR430E
  • VGNNR430EL
  • VGNNR460D
  • VGNNR460DS
  • VGNNR460DW
  • VGNNR460E
  • VGNNR460EL
  • VGNNR460EP
  • VGNNR460ES
  • VGNNR460ET
  • VGNNR460EW
  • VGNNR475N
  • VGNNR480E
  • VGNNR485D
  • VGNNR485DT
  • VGNNR485E
  • VGNNR490E
  • VGNNR490EL
  • VGNNR490EP
  • VGNNR490ES
  • VGNNR490ET
  • VGNNR490EW
  • VGNNR498D
  • VGNNR498DP
  • VGNNR498DS
  • VGNNR498DT
  • VGNNR498DW
  • VGNNR498E
  • VGNNR498EL
  • VGNNR498EP
  • VGNNR498ES
  • VGNNR498ET
  • VGNNR498EW

About this download

Benefits and improvements

  • This utility updates the drive firmware to version DS06 and provides the following benefits:
    • Improves compatibility with media created by other consumer electronics products
    • Improves the writing process for playback compatibility with Sony® consumer electronics products
    • Improves support for DVD-RAM disc writing
    • Provides increased max reading speed of DVD+/-RW media from 6x to 8x
    • Adds support for newer types of disc media
    • Resolves an issue where sometimes the drive will not read discs
    • Adds support for new MKM High Speed CD-RW 700X12 media
    • Resolves an issue where the optical drive icon displays incorrectly after inserting blank formatted DVD media
    • Adds support for Qflix® formatted discs

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600079.exe

File Version

  • DS06

File Size

  • 5270336 bytes

Release Date

  • 19-07-2010

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 OPFOPD-00211614-1070.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 OPFOPD-00211614-1070.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. If the "User Account Control" screen appears, click "Yes" or "Continue".
  5. At the "Optiarc DVD RW AD-7560A ATA Device Update" screen, click "Next".
  6. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue the installation.
  7. At the "Firmware Update Tool Ver 7.961 for VAIO" screen, verify the version of the optical drive update to be installed, then click "Update" to begin the installation.
  8. At the "FwFlash" screen, click "OK".
  9. At the "Finished" screen click "Finish".
  10. 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-7560A ATA Device Update is completed.