Installation procedure for firmware update for 'Pioneer DVR-K16VAS Version (1.10)' optical drive.Please check if your VAIO is using the 'Pioneer DVR-K16VAS (1.10)' 1. Download the file 2. Browse to the directory where you downloaded the file to. 3. Double Click PIFOPD-01382200-UN.exe and follow carefully the instructions. 4. Make sure that you will not close the tray during the upgrade process and make sure not to stop the upgrade while in process. 5. The drive used and the revision of the firmware will be mentioned, click OK if this is OK (You will be popup prompted if the Optical drive is not cerresponding.) 6. Do not touch your VAIO until you get the window: Firmware update completes. restart PC. Once you get this window click "OK" 7. Wait until the VAIO has restarted.Specifications:High-end business notebook with powerful graphics plus advanced communication and security features * Complete hardware and software security solutions including fingerprint recognition, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology for hardware-level encryption and professional antivirus software * Widescreen X-black LCD for enhanced brightness and contrast and visibly richer colours * New design concept with built-in camera and Bluetooth communication capability * Multi-function bay for smart exchange of optical drive and hard disk modules on the notebook and on the optional docking stationArchitecturePlatform Intel Centrino Duo Mobile technologyChipset Intel 945GMCPU SectionMicroprocessor Full Name Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500, Supports Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyMicroprocessor Manufacturer IntelMicroprocessor Speed (GHz) 1.66Microprocessor Type Intel Core 2 Duo ProcessorL2 Cache (KB) 2048.0Frontside Bus (MHz) 667.0MemoryMemory Speed (MHz) 533.0Memory Type DDR2 SDRAM (2x512MB)Max. Memory (MB) 2048.0Memory Size (MB) 1024.0DrivesOptical Drive Type DVD -RW/ -R DL/RAMHard Drive Capacity (GB) 80Hard Drive Speed (rpm) 5400.0Optical Drive Fitting Built-inHard Drive Type Serial ATADrives SpeedWrite CD-R x24, CD-RW x24, DVD-R DL x4, DVD-R x8, DVD-RW x6, DVD R DL x4, DVD R x8, DVD RW x8, DVD-RAM x5Read CD x24, CD-R x24, CD-RW x24, DVD x8, DVD-R DL x6, DVD-R x8, DVD-RW x8, DVD R DL x6, DVD R x8, DVD RW x8, DVD-RAM x5DisplayDisplay Type X-black LCDDiagonal Size (in) 14.1Resolution Format 1024x768Resolution Type XGAGraphicsGraphic Card Full Name Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Series with up to 128MB Dynamic Video Memory shared with Main MemoryProducer IntelInterfaces4 Pin i.LINK (IEEE1394), 400 Mbps 1.0DC in 1.0Docking Station Interface 1.0Memory Stick Slot 1.0Memory Stick Slot Type Memory Stick standard, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, high speed data transfer and MagicGate compatible.Microphone Jack 1.0RJ-11 Direct Port (Modem) 1.0RJ-45 Direct Port (Network) 1.0USB Speed High/Full/LowUSB Port (quantity) 3.0USB Version 2.0USB Connector Type AVGA Connector for Monitor 1.0PCMCIA Card Type I or II 1.0SD Card Slot 1.0Audio out 1.0Audio out Type(s) Stereo Headphone/Speakers jackConnectivityBuilt-in Modem V92/V.90Integrated Wireless LAN YESWireless LAN Max. Date Rate (Mbps) 54.0Wireless LAN Range (m) max. 100Integrated Bluetooth (Version) 2.0 EDRBluetooth Range (m) 10Wireless LAN Type 802.11a/b/g CCX CertifiedEthernet network 1000 BASE-TX/100 BASE-TX/10 BASE-TMultimediaIntel High Definition Audio compatible YES3D Surround YESBuilt-in Stereo Speakers YESWindows Sound System Compatible YESBuilt-in CameraBuilt-in 'Motion Eye' Digital Camera YESFrames per Second 30.0Image Sensor (Mega Pixels) 0.37Motion Picture Function YESMotion Pictures max. Resolution (pixels) VGA (640x480)Keyboard SectionTouch Pad 1.0FeaturesSpecial Buttons Power button, Wireless switch, Short-cut Keys (S1 & S2), MuteSecurity Platform Infineon Trusted Platform Module (TPM)Security Features TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Finger Print RecognitionAuto Resolution Plug and DisplayKensigton Lock YESSoftwareVideo & TV WinDVD 5.0 for VAIOPhoto Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0CD-DVD Burning Roxio DigitalMedia SE 7Office Application Adobe Acrobat Elements 7.0, Adobe Reader 7.0, Microsoft Works 8.0, Microsoft Office 2003 SBE (Try & Buy)Security & Other Norton Internet Security 2006 (with 90 days free virus update), VAIO Recovery Utility 2.6 - HDD recovery (hidden partition), Google software package, WebExIt is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available.Do not forget to check with our site as often as possible in order to stay updated on the latest drivers, software and games.Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed a wrong driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.