Applies to
Sony DVD RW AW-G170A

Windows XP

Sony Optiarc Inc.


770 KB

Driver Date & Version
05/01/2008 (1.75)


Sony advices users do not try to flash a S-ATA device with a P-ATA firmware and vice versa. This will cause the drive to be damage. Below is the installation guideline for Sony DVD AW-G170A Firmware:

  1. After downloading the AWG170A_SG_175.ZIP, kindly unzip the file into a working folder.
  2. Then, double click on AWG170A_SG_175.exe.
  3. Installation will start by prompting you to close all applications, and remove any CDs from the DVD RW.
  4. Click OK to continue.
  5. Follow the instruction on the screen to complete the firmware update.
  6. Restart your computer after the installation.

Download Sony DVD AW-G170A Firmware here.

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