Sony PCG-XG29 Notebook Phoenix BIOS Update Utility [WinXP]

August 9th, 2002 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

PHA4A0XNLF.EXE

Version :

WME04A0

Last Modified :

08/09/2002

Size :

1.52 MB

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What does this do?

Phoenix BIOS Update Disk Utility, Revision WME04A0 for the Windows XP Operating Systems

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:PCG-XG29,PCG-XG29K
Operating System(s): Windows XP

Note: Not all models are sold in all countries. This file is only for use with the products identified and sold in United States, Latin America, or Canada.

 

Important Notes
  • 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!
  • Before installing this BIOS revision, you will need a 3½ formatted floppy disk and have a USB floppy disk drive connected to the computer system.
  • For Windows XP operating systems only: During the installation of this update, 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. Download the PHA4A0XNLF.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the PHA4A0XNLF.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "Phoenix BIOS Update Disk - InstallShield Wizard" box, click Next. Several setup boxes will briefly appear as the files are extracted and the computer model is identified. As these processes complete, the boxes will close automatically. The BIOS Update Disk Setup will launch.
    NOTE: If an "Information" box appears prompting you to reboot to verify the computer model, click OK. After the computer restarts, please continue with step 5 above.
  4. At the "Information" window, insert a blank 3½ floppy diskette into the floppy disk drive (A:) and click OK.
  5. At the "Creating the CRISIS diskette on drive A:" screen, press ENTER.
  6. At the "The CRISIS diskette in drive A: is being formatted" screen, press ENTER. Please wait as the floppy is formatted.
  7. At the "Volume label (11 characters, ENTER for none)?" prompt, type in a name (such as BIOSUPD) and press ENTER.
  8. At the "QuickFormat another (Y/N)?" prompt, press the N key and press ENTER.
  9. Press ENTER a second time to continue. Please wait as the BIOS installation files are copied to the floppy disk.
  10. At the "Press any key to continue..." prompt, press ENTER. Please wait as the BIOS installation disk is made bootable.
  11. At the "Press any key to continue..." prompt, press ENTER.
  12. At the "CRISIS diskette on drive A: successfully created" screen, leave the floppy disk in the drive and press ENTER.
  13. At the "InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen, verify that "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" is selected and click Finish. Be sure to leave the bootable floppy disk with the BIOS files in the floppy drive. As the computer restarts, it will boot from the floppy disk instead of the hard drive. The PhoenixPhlash Utility will launch.
  14. At the "Phoenix Phlash Utility" box, press the Y key to begin the update process. Please wait as the installation of the BIOS will take one to two minutes to complete. Once the installation is complete, the computer will automatically turn off.
  15. Eject the bootable BIOS installation disk from the drive.
  16. Turn on the computer.
  17. At the black "SONY" screen, press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup.
  18. At the "PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility" screen, press ESC key.
  19. From the "Exit" menu, press the DOWN ARROW key until "Get Default Values" is highlighted.
  20. Press ENTER.
  21. At the "Setup Confirmation" box, verify "Yes" is highlighted and press ENTER.
  22. From the "Exit" menu, verify "Exit (Save Changes)" is highlighted and press ENTER.
  23. At the "Setup Confirmation" box, verify "Yes" is highlighted and press ENTER.

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

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