Applicable Models

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:

  • VPCEE21FX
  • VPCEE22FX
  • VPCEE23EB
  • VPCEE23EL
  • VPCEE23FD
  • VPCEE23FX
  • VPCEE25FB
  • VPCEE25FX
  • VPCEE26FX
  • VPCEE27FL
  • VPCEE27FM
  • VPCEE28FX
  • VPCEE29FX
  • VPCEE31FX
  • VPCEE32FD
  • VPCEE32FX
  • VPCEE33EL
  • VPCEE33FX
  • VPCEE34FX
  • VPCEE35FX
  • VPCEE37FL
  • VPCEE37FX
  • VPCEE3WFX
  • VPCEE41FD
  • VPCEE41FX
  • VPCEE42FX
  • VPCEE43EB
  • VPCEE43EL
  • VPCEE43FB
  • VPCEE43FD
  • VPCEE43FX
  • VPCEE44FM
  • VPCEE45FB
  • VPCEE45FX
  • VPCEE46FX
  • VPCEE47FB
  • VPCEE47FL
  • VPCEE47FX
  • VPCEF21FD
  • VPCEF22FX
  • VPCEF25FX
  • VPCEF34FD
  • VPCEF34FX
  • VPCEF37FX
  • VPCEF44FX
  • VPCEF47FD
  • VPCEF47FX

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the BIOS to version R0210Z5 and provides the following benefits:
  • Resolves an issue where the optical disc drive does not appear in the system after start-up
  • Improves the touchpad response
  • Resolves and issue where the system may hang or freeze (stop responding) during start-up
  • Resolves an issue where the system may display a blank screen during start-up
  • Improves CPU throttling
  • Resolves an issue where the AMD Phenom II P650 mobile CPU is improperly displayed in the System menu
  • Adds support for new types of VRAM memory modules

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600430.exe

File Version

  • R0210Z5

File Size

  • 5.66 MB

Release Date

  • 04-19-2012

Before You Start


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 that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. 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!
  2. 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.
  3. Download the EP0000600430.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  4. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000600430.exe file to begin the installation.
  5. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  6. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  7. At the "BIOS Update" screen, click "Next".
  8. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  9. At the "VAIO® BIOS Update Tool" screen, verify the version to be installed is R0210Z5, and then click "Update".
  10. At the "WBFLASH" dialog box, click "OK" to confirm that the system BIOS will be updated.
  11. At the "BIOS Update successfully completed" dialog box, click "OK" to shutdown the computer.
  12. After the computer shuts down, wait for 60 seconds, then power on the computer.

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