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:

  • SVP11213CXB
  • SVP11213CXS
  • SVP11214CXB
  • SVP11214CXS
  • SVP11215CBB
  • SVP11215CDB
  • SVP11215CLB
  • SVP11215PXB
  • SVP11216PXB
  • SVP11216PXS
  • SVP112190S
  • SVP112190X
  • SVP13213CXB
  • SVP13213CXS
  • SVP13213CYB
  • SVP13215CDB
  • SVP13215CLB
  • SVP13215PLS
  • SVP13215PXB
  • SVP13215PXS
  • SVP13217PBB
  • SVP13217PBS
  • SVP132190S
  • SVP132190X
  • SVP1321ACXB
  • SVP1321ACXS
  • SVP1321BPXB
  • SVP1321BPXR
  • SVP1321CPXB
  • SVP1321DCXS
  • SVP1321ECXB
  • SVP1321GGXBI
  • SVP1321HGXBI
  • SVP1321ZRZBI

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs an updated version of the BIOS and provides the following changes and benefits:

Issues Resolved:

  • With Settings for time period when you often use your VAIO® enabled:
    • The LCD login screen and power LED remain on while the AC adapter is connected
    • The computer is unable to return to sleep cycle mode while using battery power
    • The computer may not automatically return to sleep mode if the During sleep mode settings have been set option is not selected
  • The computer may display the error Your VAIO failed to start Windows and be unable to perform a recovery after pressing the Assist button.
  • The Battery may not charge properly
  • After an update to Windows 8.1, the auto brightness function does not automatically adjust when the Display Brightness feature in VAIO Control Center is enabled
  • A blue screen may occur at the 8GB memory point during the memory stress test
  • The dialog Password does not match. is displayed when setting the BIOS password with the Caps Lock on
  • The BIOS password displays incorrectly when being set with the Caps Lock off
  • The computer may not resume from standby mode after playing a video when connected to an HDTV
  • The Endpoint Encryption Error, Error: Oxe002001b, or No boot disk was found errors may occur when restarting the computer
  • Fixed the issues where a user is unable to select a specific range of display resolution while utilizing an external monitor


  • Adds Windows 8.1 operating system support.
  • Bluetooth® stability is improved
  • Reduces fan noise when using the Silence mode
  • Supports the full disk encryption software from McAfee®
  • Reduces risks from security vulnerabilities

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 8.1 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000601204.exe

File Version

  • R1045V7

File Size

  • 6.62 MB

Release Date

  • 09-15-2015

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