Use the Sony firmware update. We recommend downloading and installing the latest version of one of the following browsers: Thus, you need to install the bit driver from the Sony website or get it from the manufacturer of your BD. Send a private message to gpkumar. I have HP version 1. I read on intenet I’m not the only one with this problem but no solution yet

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This is not an unreasonable way to go as long as you make sure your support folks are well informed about it and quickly replace drives for those with these very clear symptoms. Any advice regarding this would be greatly appreciated as I am clueless.

At the “Update Completed” screen, click “OK” to restart the computer. Is this really just a way of upgrading the firmware? Last edited by wbhyde; at Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

Restart the computer and Windows should reinstall the device. All times are GMT. Information and links bc-5050s this thread may no longer be available or relevant. Do you already have an account? You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.


This information is for the following models: After you have uninstalled everything, run CCleaner as many times as necessary and delete what it finds in its registry cleaner. Find More Posts by wbhyde. Now, right gd on it select Uninstall.

Dang it got released, but it won’t work because I got mine through HP.

Select the LowerFilters value and press the Delete key. C0, and probably it’s a firmware from Asus that do not allow me to upgrade It was the Windoss hardware Well, I spent about 4 hours replacing the hard drives in my HP and using the system restore DVDs I had previously created to restore the system to its factory default settings.

Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S for Sony Vaio no longer reads bluray

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Make sure you have selected this exact key name.

Now Device Manager will be listed above. It worked flawlessly, playing the movie and giving me access to all of the special features.


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I then shut down the computer and booted from the recovery disc again and this worked fine and every disc I tried in the drive worked winvows – I played data dvd disc, dvd video, picture disk, blue ray disc, cd audio, all of which worked instantly. Sony would spin in his grave if he knew how current directors are pissing on his customers! The motherboard chipset is Intel PM Click Start, Shut Down, and then click Restart.

I figured this is the place to ask. It used to play some blu-rays but one day just stopped working. The time now is My suspicion is that perhaps it bc-5500s this HDCP chip which is preventing the disc to be seen You are posting a reply to: Close the registry editor and restart the computer.

Press Enter to confirm and restart the notebook.