BIOS Update Utility for Sony VGN-A230, VGN-A230B, VGN-230P Notebook [WinXP]

August 22nd, 2008 | Tags: , ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

AIBSYS-00772903-US.EXE

Version :

R0080F1

Last Modified :

10/20/2005

Size :

1.26 MB

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What does this do?

This utility updates the BIOS to version R0080F1 and improves the Graphic performance.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:VGN-A230, VGN-A230B, VGN-230P
Operating System(s):Microsoft Windows XP

You May Need This

According to our records, these files are related to, or required for, this installation. Click a file title to see more details and/or download it.

  1. Required: ATI Mobility Radeon™ 9700/9200 Video & Graphics Driver Update It is necessary to install this video driver update after installing the BIOS update.
  • Required = Unless stated otherwise, this file must be installed BEFORE the BIOS Update Utility in order for it to work properly.
    • If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page. Related (optional) files should not be considered in the installation order.
  • Related (optional) = This file may be an add-on. Click the title and read the description to determine whether or not you want to install it.
Important Notes
  • WARNING!!: Before installing this update, be sure the computer is running from AC power. If the installation of the BIOS is interrupted by power loss, the computer may not operate correctly or at all!
  • During the installation of this update:
    • Do not turn the computer off.
    • Do not allow the computer to enter Standby or Hibernation states.
    • Do not start other programs.
    • Do not connect any peripherals.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. WARNING!!: Before installing this update, be sure the computer is running from AC power. If the installation of the BIOS is interrupted by power loss, the computer may not operate correctly or at all!
  2. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  3. Download the AIBSYS-00772903-US.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  4. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the "AIBSYS-00772903-US.EXE" file to begin the installation.
  5. At the "BIOS Update Utility for Microsoft Windows XP" box, click "Next".
  6. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.NOTE: Please wait while the utility extracts the necessary files for the update.
  7. At the "VAIO BIOS Update Tool 1.0.01.10181" box, click "Update".
  8. At the "WBFLASH" box, click "OK".
  9. NOTE: Please wait while the utility updates the BIOS.

  10. At the "WBFLASH" BIOS Update successfully completed box , click "OK" to shutdown the computer.
  11. After the computer shuts down, wait for a few seconds, and then power on the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the BIOS Update is complete.

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