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:

  • VGN-SR129E
  • VGN-SR130E
  • VGN-SR130N
  • VGN-SR140D
  • VGN-SR140E
  • VGN-SR140N
  • VGN-SR150A
  • VGN-SR150FN
  • VGN-SR165E
  • VGN-SR165N
  • VGN-SR190
  • VGN-SR190E
  • VGN-SR190EEJ
  • VGN-SR190F
  • VGN-SR210D
  • VGN-SR210J
  • VGN-SR220J
  • VGN-SR240J
  • VGN-SR240N
  • VGN-SR250J
  • VGN-SR290
  • VGN-SR290C
  • VGN-SR290F
  • VGN-SR290J
  • VGN-SR290P
  • VGN-SR350A
  • VGN-SR350TJ
  • VGN-SR390
  • VGN-SR390J
  • VGN-SR390P
  • VGN-SR390T
  • VGN-SR399P
  • VGN-SR410J
  • VGN-SR420D
  • VGN-SR420J
  • VGN-SR430J
  • VGN-SR430TJ
  • VGN-SR450A
  • VGN-SR480J
  • VGN-SR490
  • VGN-SR490C
  • VGN-SR490D
  • VGN-SR490J
  • VGN-SR499DBB
  • VGN-SR499DCB
  • VGN-SR499DDB
  • VGN-SR499DEB
  • VGN-SR499PCB
  • VGN-TT130N
  • VGN-TT150N
  • VGN-TT160N
  • VGN-TT165N
  • VGN-TT180C
  • VGN-TT190
  • VGN-TT190E
  • VGN-TT190F
  • VGN-TT190N
  • VGN-TT190P
  • VGN-TT190U
  • VGN-TT230N
  • VGN-TT250D
  • VGN-TT250N
  • VGN-TT250TD
  • VGN-TT260Y
  • VGN-TT290
  • VGN-TT290N
  • VGN-TT290T
  • VGN-TT299P
  • VGN-TT350TD

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7910S drive firmware to version 1.71 to resolve an issue where the user is unable to perform a data backup to DVD media using the Windows® 7 "Backup and Restore" utility.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600096.exe

File Version

  • 1.71

File Size

  • 4.12 MB

Release Date

  • 07-26-2010

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this update do not turn the computer off or cancel the update.
  • This update is intended only for models with the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7910S drive option.
  • If your drive option is not known, your DVD/CD-ROM drive information is listed in Device Manager, please follow the steps provided to determine if your computer includes the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7910S 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.
How to locate the DVD/CD-ROM drive listings in Device Manager
  1. Click the "Start" icon, and then type "Device Manager" in the search box.
  2. Click "Device Manager" to open the application.
  3. In the "Device Manager" window, double-click the "DVD/CD-ROM drives" icon.
  4. Under the "DVD/CD-ROM drives" category, verify that an Optiarc DVD RW-AD-7910S drive appears on the list.
  5. To close this window, click the "X" in the upper-right corner.

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. Download the EP0000600096.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 EP0000600096.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Optiarc DVD RW AD-7910S 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 "Optiarc Drive Firmware Flash Utility" screen, click the "Flash" button to start the firmware update.
  8. At the "Update successful" screen click "close".
  9. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  10. If the "Program Compatibility Assistant" screen appears, click "This program installed correctly".
  11. Restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Optiarc DVD RW AD-7910S Firmware Update is completed.