Driver Details

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.

Fixes & Enhancements

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


Version KDS3, A01


Removable Storage

Release date

25 Apr 2007

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014



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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Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP, 64-bit

Applies to


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.

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.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.​

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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.