Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-FW15T
  • VGN-FW12G
  • VGN-FW15S
  • VGX-TP3T
  • VGN-FW12M
  • VGN-FW17T
  • VGX-TP2T
  • VGN-FW16G
  • VGX-TP3G
  • VGX-TP4G
  • VGN-FW15G
  • VGN-FW17GU
  • VGX-TP2G
  • VGN-FW13GU

About this download

This program will update BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500A-VN to version 1.7f  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 improved.


Available Downloads:

BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500A-VN version 1.7f

File name: EP0000600078.exe

File size: 4.18 MB (4380984 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500A-VN version 1.7f

File Version

  • 1.7

File Size

  • 4.18 MB

Release Date

  • 2010-01-29

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 32bit
  • Windows Vista SP2 32bit




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

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 EP0000600078.exe.
3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer


To check if installation is successful:

1. Please execute packaged installer again.
2. If update was successful, "It is unnecessary to update." message will appear.