Driver Details

Sony CRX810E 16X Slim Combo, v.1.4f, A04

This is a DOS utility that will allow the user to update the Sony CRX-810e Slim Combo drive's firmware. Upon completion of the flash the user will need to reboot the computer for the changes to take effect.

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware enhances the drive's ability to read DVD+R media.


Version 1.4f, A04


Removable Storage

Release date

08 Jul 2003

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R63165.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 479 KB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for R63165.EXE:


1. Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
4. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon appears on your desktop.

1. Create a DOS boot disk. For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article TT1014475 – “What can I use for a boot disk with CD-ROM support?”
2. Insert the floppy disk into the floppy drive.
3. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R63165.EXE.
4. The Self-Extractor window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to a specific path. Delete the text in the box and type A:\.
5. Click OK. If prompted to overwrite AUTOEXEC.BAT, select Yes or Yes All. The AUTOEXEC.BAT will be overwritten if Yes or Yes to All are selected. Therefore, the original AUTOEXEC.BAT should be backed-up if it is needed.
6. If the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
7. Reboot the computer with the floppy still in the floppy drive.
8. Follow the on-screen instructions.
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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 recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.