Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-FW36TJ
  • VGN-FW26G
  • VGN-FW36GJ
  • VGN-AW15G
  • VGN-AW35GJ
  • VGN-FW36SJ
  • VGN-FW26T
  • VGN-AW25GJ

About this download

This program will update BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500S-VN version to 1.78  and will resolve the following symptoms:

- Cannot write BackUp data to DVD media with Backup and Restore of Windows7.
Readability of BD-R(SL) is also improved in this upgrade version. 

Available Downloads:

BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500S-VN version 1.78

File name: EP0000600077.exe

File size: 4.18 MB (4380984 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500S-VN version 1.78

File Version

  • 1.78

File Size

  • 4.18 MB

Release Date

  • 2009-12-21

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista SP2 32bit
  • Windows Vista SP2 64bit
  • Windows 7 32bit
  • Windows 7 64bit




This update is only applicable for models with Optical Drive model BC-5500S.

Otherwise, do not install.


To Check:

1. Go to Device Manage

2. Expand DVD/CD-ROM Drives to display Optical Driver model.



1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click EP0000600077.exe.
3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.


To confirm if the installation is successful:

- Run the packaged installer again.
- If the update was successful, "It is unnecessary to update." message will appear.