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Firmware Update for CD-RW/DVD Drive (MKE CW-8571)

Applicable Model

This program will update Firmware on the following VAIO Desktop models, equipped with MKE CW-8571, running Windows XP:

  • PCV-LX2

This Firmware update will add the following

  • Added support for 48x speed CD-R media.

IMPORTANT NOTES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

  • Do not shutdown the computer 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 computer!!

Is your machine equipped with a MKE CW-8571 CD-RW/DVD Drive?

  1. ClickStart.
  2. Right-clickMy Computer.
  3. ClickProperties.
  4. Click theHardwaretab and clickDevice Manager.
  5. Double-clickDVD/CD-ROMdrives.
  6. Find now which DVD-ROM drive you have.
  7. IfMATSHITA CD-RW CW-8571appears in the list, please use this F/W Update.
  8. If the above does not appear in the list, this patch does not apply.

Download the Upgrade

1. Double-clickMKE CW-8571.

2. Select a folder, where this file will be saved to.

3. ClickSave.

Extract the file to the harddisk

  1. Go to the folder where the file (MKE CW-8571.exe) has been saved.
  2. Double-clickMKE CW-8571.
  3. Make sure underUnzip to folderC:\MKE CW-8571is mentioned.
  4. Then clickUnzip- The files will be extracted to the folder (C:\MKE CW-8571).
  5. When a window appears with 2 file(s) unzipped successfully, clickOK.
  6. ClickCloseto close the application.

Identify the version of the firmware

  1. Open theWindows Explorerand go to the following folderC:\MKE CW-8571.
  2. Double-clickviewinq.exeand make sure the drive name isMATSHITACD-RW CW-8571 xxxx.
  3. Ifxxxxis different from 1V52, this drive needs to be updated with new firmware. To do this, proceed with the following step.

Update the MKE CW-8571 CD-RW/DVD-Drive

  1. Open theWindows Explorerand go to the following folderC:\MKE CW-8571.
  2. Double-click1V52UPand the Firmware update will start.
  3. ClickYes, when the screen displayedDo you Update Firmware?.
  4. The firmware update has started - Do not power off or reset during update.
  5. When the update is completed (a window is viewed: Update complete), clickOK.
  6. Restart after updating.
  7. After restarting, go to the following folder: C:\MKE CW-8571.
  8. Double-clickviewinq.exeand make sure the drive name isMATSHITACD-RW CW-8571 xxxx.
  9. Ifxxxxis different from1V52, please repeat from step 1 in this paragraph.

Informazioni file

Nome del file

  • MKE_CW8571.exe

Struttura del file

  • 32 bit

Dimensioni file

  • 396 Kb

Data del rilascio

  • 81-12-2003