IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
This information is for the following models:
About this download
Benefits and improvementsThis utility updates the Blu-ray Disc™ player firmware to version M12.R.0510 and provides the following benefits:
Improvements over firmware version M12.R.0497:
- Resolves SSL security issue
Benefits provided by previous upgrades and included in version M12.R.0510:
- Improves BRAVIA® Internet Video connectivity
- Improves BD-ROM playability
- Adds support for the Sony® Entertainment Network portal
- Adds support for the "Recommendations" feature
- The "Recommendations" feature automatically analyzes your interests by referencing your viewing history to find programs and items you may like, and presents them in the xross media bar™ menu.
- This feature may not be available depending on your region and broadcasting conditions.
- Windows Vista®
- Windows Vista® 64-bit
- Windows® 10
- Windows® 10 64-bit
- Windows® 7
- Windows® 7 64-bit
- Windows® 8
- Windows® 8 64-bit
- Windows® 8.1
- Windows® 8.1 64-bit
- Windows® XP
- Windows® XP MCE
- UPDATA_M12R0510.zip for BDV
- 98.80 MB
Before You Start
Download & Install
There are two ways to upgrade the Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theatre System firmware:
If you have questions or require assistance, please contact the Customer Service Center in your country.
The Network Upgrade operation is straightforward. Sony highly recommends that you use the Network Upgrade method to upgrade the Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theatre System firmware.
|Q: After the network upgrade process has started, "1/9" is displayed in the lower right, but the progress bar on the display has not changed.||A: Depending on your network circumstances, the network upgrade process can take a long time (up to 60 minutes). That is why "1/9" is displayed in the lower right and the progress bar on the display will not change for a long time.|
|Q: The network upgrade process is still not finished after running for more than 60 minutes.|| A: If your system is connected via wireless to the network, please try to connect with a cable to the network and try the procedure again. |
If the issue persists after performing the upgrade again, please contact the Customer Service Center in your country.
If you cannot connect the Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theatre System to your Internet source, please use the disc upgrade method.
The instructions below are for how to install the firmware upgrade using a disc. The steps are the same whether you downloaded the firmware and created the disc, or whether you ordered the disc from Sony.
|Q: When I double click the UPDATA_M12R0510.ZIP upgrade file I downloaded from the upgrade web site, the MSB12-FW.BIN and MSB12-FW.ID files are not created.||A: The download may have failed. Delete the downloaded file and follow the steps in the Download the Firmware and Create an Upgrade Disc section to create a new upgrade disc|
|Q: The firmware upgrade process is still not finished after running for more than 30 minutes.|| A: Please perform the following procedure: |