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:

  • VGC-RM1
  • VGN-P510T
  • VGN-P530CH
  • VGN-P530H
  • VGN-P530N
  • VGN-P588E
  • VGN-P598E
  • VGN-P610
  • VGN-P610T
  • VGN-P630A
  • VGN-P650T
  • VGN-P688E
  • VGN-P698E
  • VGN-P699E
  • VGN-P710T
  • VGN-P720D
  • VGN-P720K
  • VGN-P730A
  • VGN-P788K
  • VGN-P798K
  • VGN-P799L
  • VGN-TT130N
  • VGN-TT150N
  • VGN-TT160N
  • VGN-TT165N
  • VGN-TT180C
  • VGN-TT180N
  • VGN-TT190
  • VGN-TT190E
  • VGN-TT190F
  • VGN-TT190N
  • VGN-TT190P
  • VGN-TT190U
  • VGN-TT198U
  • VGN-TT230N
  • VGN-TT250D
  • VGN-TT250N
  • VGN-TT250TD
  • VGN-TT260Y
  • VGN-TT280N
  • VGN-TT290
  • VGN-TT290N
  • VGN-TT290T
  • VGN-TT298Y
  • VGN-TT299P
  • VGN-TT350TD
  • VGN-TZ130N
  • VGN-TZ130N/B
  • VGN-TZ150N
  • VGN-TZ150N/B
  • VGN-TZ150N/N
  • VGN-TZ15AN
  • VGN-TZ15FN
  • VGN-TZ160C
  • VGN-TZ160C/B
  • VGN-TZ160N
  • VGN-TZ160N/B
  • VGN-TZ170C
  • VGN-TZ170CB
  • VGN-TZ170CN
  • VGN-TZ170N
  • VGN-TZ170N/B
  • VGN-TZ170N/N
  • VGN-TZ17FN
  • VGN-TZ17FN/B
  • VGN-TZ180N
  • VGN-TZ180N/R
  • VGN-TZ185N
  • VGN-TZ190N
  • VGN-TZ190N/B
  • VGN-TZ191N
  • VGN-TZ191N/X
  • VGN-TZ195N
  • VGN-TZ198N
  • VGN-TZ198N/R
  • VGN-TZ2000
  • VGN-TZ210E
  • VGN-TZ210E/P
  • VGN-TZ240N
  • VGN-TZ240N/B
  • VGN-TZ2500
  • VGN-TZ250N
  • VGN-TZ250N/B
  • VGN-TZ250N/N
  • VGN-TZ250N/P
  • VGN-TZ25AN
  • VGN-TZ25FN
  • VGN-TZ270N
  • VGN-TZ270N/B
  • VGN-TZ27FN
  • VGN-TZ285N
  • VGN-TZ285N/R
  • VGN-TZ290
  • VGN-TZ290NAN
  • VGN-TZ290NAP
  • VGN-TZ290NBR
  • VGN-TZ290NCR
  • VGN-TZ295N
  • VGN-TZ295N/X
  • VGN-TZ298N
  • VGN-TZ298N/X
  • VGN-TZ330E
  • VGN-TZ330E/B
  • VGN-TZ340
  • VGN-TZ340NAB
  • VGN-TZ340NBB
  • VGN-TZ340NCB
  • VGN-TZ340NCN
  • VGN-TZ340NCP
  • VGN-TZ350N
  • VGN-TZ350N/B
  • VGN-TZ350N/N
  • VGN-TZ350N/P
  • VGN-TZ35AN
  • VGN-TZ35AN/B
  • VGN-TZ35FN
  • VGN-TZ35FN/B
  • VGN-TZ35FN/P
  • VGN-TZ370N
  • VGN-TZ370N/B
  • VGN-TZ37CN
  • VGN-TZ37CNB
  • VGN-TZ37CNP
  • VGN-TZ37FN
  • VGN-TZ37FN/B
  • VGN-TZ390
  • VGN-TZ390NAX
  • VGN-TZ390UDX
  • VGN-TZ395N
  • VGN-TZ395N/X
  • VGN-TZ398U
  • VGN-TZ398U/X
  • VGN-TZ45FN/B
  • VGN-TZ47CN
  • VGN-TZ47CN/B
  • VGN-TZ47FN
  • VGN-TZ47FN/B
  • VGN-UX180P
  • VGN-UX230P
  • VGN-UX280P
  • VGN-UX280P7
  • VGN-UX380CN
  • VGN-UX380FN
  • VGN-UX380N
  • VGN-UX383CN
  • VGN-UX390N
  • VGN-UX480FN
  • VGN-UX490N
  • VPCW110XL
  • VPCW111XX
  • VPCW120AL
  • VPCW121AD
  • VPCW121AX
  • VPCW150XB
  • VPCW160AB
  • VPCX111KB
  • VPCX111KD
  • VPCX111KX
  • VPCX111LL
  • VPCX115KX

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the Sony DVD-RW AW-G540A firmware for the VGP-UDRW1 external USB optical drive to version 1.W2 and provides the following benefits:
  • Provides support for the Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7 operating systems
  • Resolves an issue where an error may occur when performing a backup and restore within Windows 7
  • Provides support for the gapless playback feature when creating a music CD/DVD using Windows Media® Player

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • SOFOPD-00211444-1070.EXE

File Version

  • 1.W2

File Size

  • 1.31 MB

Release Date

  • 01-04-2010

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this update do not turn the computer off or cancel the update.
  • The VGP-UDRW1 USB optical drive must be connected to the computer.
  • 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. Ensure the VGP-UDRW1 USB optical drive is connected to the computer.
  3. Download the SOFOPD-00211444-1070.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  4. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOFOPD-00211444-1070.EXE file to begin the installation.
  5. If the "User Account Control" screen appears, click "Yes" or "Continue".
  6. At the "VGP-UDRW1" screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. At the "Sony Drive Firmware Flash Utility" screen, click "Flash".
  9. At the "update successful" screen, click "Close".
  10. At the "Finished" screen click "Finish".
  11. 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 Sony DVD RW AW-G540A USB Device Firmware Update is completed.