Article ID : 00112917 / Last Modified : 08/15/2015

My VAIO Fit 11A battery will not charge after I updated the BIOS on the computer.

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Affected Model:  SVF11N13CXS

Sony previously announced a potential overheating issue with battery packs in the VAIO Fit 11A personal computer model listed above.  To ensure the safety for users, a free repair program was offered to replace those batteries.  A BIOS software update (version R0250DE) was recently released and after installation of the BIOS update, the battery charging function is disabled.

NOTE: If you have already had the battery replaced, the charging function is not disabled.

We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please contact Sony at 866-702-7669 to arrange to send your computer to Sony to have the battery replaced.