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Sony AW-Q160S HH SATA 16X DVD+/-RW Firmware Update

This package provides the Sony AW-Q160S HH SATA 16X DVD+/-RW Firmware Update and is supported on Dimension Desktop, Optiplex and XPS Desktop that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP and Vista.


  • Version KDS3, A01


Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows Vista 32-bit
  • MS Windows Vista 64-bit
  • MS Windows XP
  • MS Windows XP x64

Applies to



Release date
25 Apr 2007
Last Updated
05 Mar 2014


Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 806KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Important Information

To download the Firmware please follow the following steps: 1) Download the firmware to your desktop 2) Click on the icon to start the download. Please note you must have administrative rights to perform the update. 3) Click update Firmware 4) Restart your system.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed playback of certain DVD titles Enhancements - Not Applicable

Installation instructions

Instructions for KDS3WIN.EXE Download 1. Click the Download File link to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. Extract Files 1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

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