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Firmware Update HIFOPD-00724102-UN for HLDS GWA-4082B (CD-RW/DVD+-RW Drive)

This program will update Firmware on the following VAIO Desktop models running Windows XP:

PCV-RS602

PCV-RS604

This firmware fixes following issue :

- Support DVD+R double layer media.

IMPORTANT NOTES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Please make sure that there is no disk in the device before you execute this firmware.

Do not shutdown the unit while the Firmware update procedure is in progress.

Do not stop the Firmware update procedure while in progress.

Not following any of the above, could severely damage your system !!

1. How to verify if your unit has a HLDS GWA-4082B ?

1. Click on the Start button and then right click on My Computer.

2. Click on Properties.

3. Select the Hardware tab and than click on Device Manager.

4. Double click on DVD/CD-ROM drives.

5. Verify now that you can see "HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GWA-4082B".

6. If you have the corresponding drive, than you can proceed with the Firmware upgrade.

2. Download Instructions

1. Download the fileHIFOPD-00724102-UN.zip, and save it to a download directory (ex. C:\Download\).
2. Go the download directory, and right-click onHIFOPD-00724102-UN.zip. Than select "Extract all...".

3. Than click on Next. Click on Next again and than click on Finish
4. A new folder has been created with the extracte filesC:\Download\HIFOPD-00724102-UN\.

3. Installation Instructions

1. Open the Windows Explorer.

2. Browse to folder :C:\Download\HIFOPD-00724102-UN\.

3. Double click file : HIFOPD-00724102-UN.exe.

4. Dialog box will pop up.

5. Please verify that the listed optical drive is corresponding to the optical drive which needs to be updated

6. You can see the old version of the firmware and the new version

7. Click the OK button to start the firmware-update

8. The update will take a few minutes

9. Click on the Reboot-button when the update is finished.

10. Your computer will now restart.

4. How to identify the new version?

1. Open the Windows Explorer.

2. Browse to folder :C:\Download\HIFOPD-00724102-UN\.

3. Double click file : HIFOPD-00724102-UN.exe.

4. Dialog box will pop up.

5. Verify in this Dialog box that the old firmware version and the new firmware version are the same

8. If both versions are the same,than the firmware update has been applied successfully.

9. Click the Exit button, to exit

File Info

File Name

  • HIFOPD-00724102-UN.exe

File architecture

  • 32 bit

File Size

  • 1.45 Mb

Release Date

  • 11-12-2005
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