Article ID : 00124305 / Last Modified : 07/20/2015

The AV receiver turned off while updating.

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Do not turn off the Audio/Video (AV) receiver or disconnect it from the AC power outlet while performing the update. If the AV receiver turned off while updating the firmware, turn the AV receiver on and start the update again.

If the AV receiver is still unresponsive after several attempts to do the update, try performing a cold reset or restore the AV receiver to the factory settings. For instructions how to do the reset the unit, check the operations guide that came with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.


  • Loss of power during the installation of the software update may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair.

    For all Sony products (EXCEPT VAIO computers): To send your product to a Sony facility to be repaired or to check the status of the a repair, visit our eService web site.


    For VAIO Computer products: Please call 1-888-4SONYPC (476-6972) for service information for your product. To check the status of your VAIO product repair, have your phone number or Best Buy service number available and call 1-800-433-5778.

  • If the update process succeeds, you should see the message UPDATING on the front panel change to COMPLETE.

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