BIOS Update Utility for VGN-FJ170,FJ170/B,FJ170P [WinXP]

July 1st, 2008 | Tags: , ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

PHBSYS-00966319-US.EXE

Version :

R0140X6

Last Modified :

08/02/2006

Size :

1.01 MB

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What does this do?

This utility updates the BIOS to version R0140X6 and provides the following benefits:

  • Improves thermal fan control.
  • Resolves an issue where the VAIO startup sound is too loud.
  • Resolves an issue where it is not possible to perform a System Recovery due to the computer''s DMI information disappearing. The computer will display an error message indicating that the software is not for the computer.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:VGN-FJ170P
Operating System(s):Microsoft Windows XP

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. 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.
  2. Download the PHBSYS-00966319-US.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the PHBSYS-00966319-US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "BIOS Update Utility" screen, click "Next".
  5. 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.
  6. At the "VAIO BIOS Update Tool 1.0.01.10181" box, click "Update".
  7. At the "WBFLASH" box, click "OK".NOTE: Please wait while the utility updates the BIOS.
  8. At the "WBFLASH BIOS Update successfully completed" box, click "OK" to shutdown the computer.
  9. 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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