Optiarc™ BD-ROM BC-5500A Firmware Update

What Does This Do?
This utility updates the Optiarc BD-Rom BC-5500A drive firmware to version 1.7f and provides the following benefits:
  • Resolves an issue where the user is unable to perform a data backup to DVD media using the Windows® 7 "Backup and Restore" utility
  • Improves readability of single-layer BD-R media
  • Adds support for reading BD-R LTH (Low to High) media
  • Improves performance for reading and writing to DVD media
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
VGN-AR630E
Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Important Notes
  • This update is intended only for models with the Optiarc BD-ROM BC-5500A optical drive.
  • 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 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-00211302-1060.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-00211302-1060.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500A Firmware Update" 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, and then click "Yes" to continue.
  8. At the "Firmware Updater" screen, click "Flash" to start the update.
  9. At the "Update successful" screen, Click "OK" to restart the computer.

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

Download Files

OPFOPD-00211302-1060.EXE
Date: 6/17/2010
Version: 1.7f
Size: 2.42 MB
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