Applies to
Philips CDRW/DVD SCB5265 Slim 24x Combo

Windows XP, Windows Vista 32/64 bit

Philips OEM/Dell


580.0 KB

Driver Date & Version
5/1/2007 (ver. TD19)


Philips SCB5265 CDRW/DVD drive is a special customized product and is sold only as part of a computer system (OEM). For support for Philips SCB5265, Philips advise the users to contact their PC manufacturer directly, as some of the OEM products have been customized by the manufacturers.

However, Philips also specifically stated a link to Dell website. So if your Philips drive was sold in a computer which was made by Dell , you have come the the right place because this article is based on Dell OEM version of Philips SCB5265 CDRW/DVD drive.

The firmware listed on Dell website for Philips SCB5265 is a new release and it is recommended to download and install. Here is the exact words:

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Seems that this firmware update for Philips SCB5265 is required for VISTA compatibility and you should update this firmware BEFORE upgrading to VISTA.

FLASH LOADER INSTRUCTIONS FOR upgrading the PHILIPS-SCB5265 firmware to version TD19

  1. Download the file and extract to a known location
  2. Double-clock on the PHILIPS-SCB5265-TD19.exe FLASH Utility to begin FLASH operation
  3. YOu may be prompted to have ADMINISTRATOR RIGHTS to use FLASH Utility
  4. When the FLASH LOADER launches, select \"UPDATE\" to begin flash operation
  6. FLASH OPERATION MAY TAKE almost 2 minutes- please be patient
  7. You will see the progress bar begin to fill up with BLue Squares
  8. Once complete, You will see a message:

    The devicer update has competed successfully.
    Please re-boot your computer and that all unsaved data should be saved before rebooting the system.

  9. Select YES to continue
  10. The system will automatically shutdown and Restart

Download Philips SCB5265 Driver/Firmware here.

4 thoughts on “Philips SCB5265 Driver/Firmware

  • anil kumar October 9, 2008 4:09 pm #

    i need this file at most urgent.

  • niraj May 14, 2009 8:31 pm #


  • Puneet August 18, 2009 1:47 am #

    Need this driver for my acer laptop as the writer was not working for quite some time & now it is not reading the cd also.


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