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 upgrades the Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre firmware to version 011 and provides the following benefits:
Improvements over firmware version 010:
- Improves BD-ROM playability.
Benefits provided by previous upgrades and included in version 011:
- Adds slow and freeze frame functions during Blu-ray Disc and DVD playback.
- Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.
- 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
- Windows® XP MCE
- 45.93 MB
Before You Start
Download & Install
There are three ways to obtain the BD/DVD Home Theatre system firmware upgrade:
Note: If you have questions or require assistance, please contact Sony Support at 1-866-909-SONY (7669).
The Network Upgrade operation is straightforward, so it is highly recommended that you use the Network Upgrade method to upgrade the BD/DVD Home Theatre system firmware.
|Q: The network upgrade process has two parts, first the download and then the upgrade. If, after the download part is finished, the firmware upgrade process is still not finished after running after more than 30 minutes.||A: Please contact Sony Support at 1-866-909-SONY (7669). |
The instructions below are for how to install the firmware upgrade 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 UPDATA_13X011.ZIP upgrade file I downloaded from the upgrade web site, the BD13-VUD.BIN and SONY_VUP.ID files are not created.||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 Upgrade Disc section to create a new upgrade disc|
|Q: The firmware upgrade process is still not finished after running for more than 30 minutes.||A: Please contact Sony Support at 1-866-909-SONY (7669). |