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:

  • SVE14A15FBB
  • SVE14A15FBH
  • SVE14A15FBP
  • SVE14A15FBS
  • SVE14A15FBW
  • SVE14A15FDB
  • SVE14A15FDH
  • SVE14A15FDP
  • SVE14A15FDS
  • SVE14A15FDW
  • SVE14A15FLB
  • SVE14A15FLH
  • SVE14A15FLP
  • SVE14A15FLS
  • SVE14A15FLW
  • SVE14A15FXS
  • SVE14A15FXW
  • SVE14A16FBW
  • SVE14A16FLP
  • SVE14A16FLS
  • SVE14A16FLW
  • SVE14A190S
  • SVE14A190X
  • SVE14A1HFXB
  • SVE14A1HFXBC

About this download

Benefits and improvements

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

  • Reduces security vulnerabilities.
  • Resolves an issue where some USB 3.0 devices are recognized as a USB 2.0 after resuming from a Hibernate power state
  • Resolves an issue where the is computer unable to recognize the Windows System Repair Disk

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

  • EP0000601219.exe

File Version

  • R0300V4

File Size

  • 5.76 MB

Release Date

  • 02-09-2016

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 EP0000601219.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 EP0000601219.exe file to begin the installation.
  5. At the User Account Control screen, click Yes.
  6. At the Welcome to BIOS Update Setup Program screen, click Next.
  7. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click I Agree to continue with the installation.
  8. At the VAIO BIOS Update Tool screen, verify the version to be installed is R0300V4, and then click Update.
  9. At the WBFLASH dialog box, click OK to confirm that the system BIOS will be updated.
  10. At the BIOS Update successfully completed dialog box, click OK to shutdown the computer.
  11. 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.

Please follow the steps below to verify that the installation was successful.

  1. Press the Assist button to launch the VAIO Care app.
  2. At the VAIO Care screen, click About Your VAIO.
  3. At the About Your VAIO screen, click System Information.
  4. At the System Information screen, in the Product Information section, the BIOS version should now be R0300V4.