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QSI SBW242U DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive Firmware Update Utility

What Does This Do?

This update adds support for the playback of DVD+R Dual Layer single session finalized discs.

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)

Operating System:

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

Important Notes
  • BEFORE installing this update, it is necessary to identify the DVD-RW Drive installed on the computer, to determine whether or not this update is required.
    1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
    2. At the "Control panel" window, click the System icon.
    3. At the "System properties" box, click the Hardware tab and then click the Device Manager button.
    4. At the "Device Manager" window, click the (+) sign next to DVD/CD-ROM drives category to expand the menu.
    5. The "QSI CDRW/DVD SBW-241U" should be listed. If it is, please continue with this update. If it is not, do not continue with the steps below because this update is not for your system.
  • During the installation of this update, 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 to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the QS-S04060802HX04US.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the QS-S04060802HX04US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "QSI® SBW242U DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive Firmware Update for Microsoft® Windows® XP " box, click Next.
  4. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  5. At the "Language" dialog box, click "English".
  6. At the "Firmware Update Tool ver 3.64 for VAIO" dialog box, click "OK".
  7. Click "UPDATE" to start the Firmware Update process. Please wait while the DVD/CD-RW firmware is flashed.
    WARNING!!: Do not interrupt the update process, as it may damage the drive.
  8. After the Utility finishes the update, click the "OK" button at the "FINISH" dialog box to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the QSI SBW242U DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive firmware update is complete.

File Download

Date: 8/27/2004
Version: US06-40406
Size: 1.18 MB
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