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:

  • SVE11113FXB
  • SVE11113FXW
  • SVE11115EBB
  • SVE11115EBP
  • SVE11115ELB
  • SVE11115ELP
  • SVE11115ELW
  • SVE11115FDB
  • SVE11115FDP
  • SVE11115FDW

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs an updated version of the BIOS to resolve the following issues:

  • Improves the performance of the computer
  • USB 3.0 port may not be able to detect the USB device after resuming from standby
  • The computer is unable to enter standby, hibernate, or complete a full shut down after resuming from standby
  • The computer is unable to start the Windows® operating system after resuming from hibernation mode

System Requirements

Operating Systems

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

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600516.exe

File Version

  • R0170E8

File Size

  • 5.10 MB

Release Date

  • 10-25-2012

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 EP0000600516.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 EP0000600516.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 Ver. R0170E8" 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 R0170E8, and then click "Update".
  10. At the "WBFLASH - Do you want to update the system BIOS?" 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.