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Philips DVD737 Software Manual

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Category: DVD Player
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User Manual for Philips DVD737 upgrade disc 

Introduction 

 

This software can be used to upgrade Philips 
DVD737 DVD-player to the latest status.  After 

you have completed the upgrade procedure, 
your DVD-player will typically perform better.  
What improvements are made depends on the 

upgrade software you’re using as well as the 
software that your DVD-player contained before 

the upgrade. 
 

 

Tools Required 

 

You will need the following items: 

• 

a personal computer 

• 

a CD-R/RW drive and writing application 

• 

a blank CD-R or CD-RW disc 

 
 

How to download the software to your 

computer 

 

Right mouse button click on the file and click 

Save Target As…

’ to save the file into your PC. 

 

NOTE:  Please do not rename the original 

filename, ‘dvd737.rom’. 

 

 

How to make an upgrade disc 

 

Write the downloaded file onto a blank CD-R or 

CD-RW disc, using the following settings: 

• 

File System CD-ROM ISO Level 2 

• 

Mode 1/2/XA 

• 

Character set ISO 9660 

• 

Finalised, single session 

• 

Write speed low 

Finalised the disc. (The application may do this 

automatically.) 
 

NOTE:  Packet writing application for drag & 

drop copying cannot be used for 

creating an upgrade disc.  Use only a 
dedicated CD writing application 

allowing ‘disc at once’ recording. 

 

No UDF setting as well. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Before you upgrade 

 

It may be useful to write down the system 
version information of your DVD-player before 

you start the upgrade procedure, in case you 
need to call service. 

 

1

 Press 

SYSTEM MENU

 on the remote control 

¾

 

SETUP MENU

 window appears 

Press 

 (stop). 

Followed by 

 (previous). 

Followed by 

 (next). 

The software version will appear on the left 

bottom corner of the 

SETUP MENU

 window. 

 
 

DVD737 Software upgrade procedure 

 

NOTE: Do not press any button and unplug 

the mains during upgrade. 

 

1

  Connect the mains cord to the power plug.  

Press 

STANDBY-ON

 button on the front panel 

or   

POWER

 button on the remote control 

to activate the player. 

2

 Press  

OPEN/CLOSE

 to open the disc tray. 

3

  Insert the upgrade CD-R disc, label side up. 

4

 Press  

OPEN/CLOSE

 to close the disc tray. 

5

 First 

READING

’ appears on the display, 

followed by ‘

UPGRADE

’.  This stage of the 

procedure takes less than 2 minutes. 

¾

   If the software was successfully 

downloaded, the display will show 

DONE

’ within a few seconds.   

 

NOTE:   If the display shows ‘FAIL’, please 

refer to Philips Service Center. 

 

6

  When the upgrade is completed the tray will 

open automatically. 

¾

   Remove the disc immediately. 

7

  Unplug the mains cord from the power plug. 

Reconnect the mains cord to the power plug. 

9

 Press 

STANDBY-ON

 button on the front panel 

or   

POWER

 on remote control to power up 

the player. 

¾

   The player functions as normal.