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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-FE17NP
  • VGN-FE17SP
  • VGN-FE18GP
  • VGN-FE15TP
  • VGN-FE14SP
  • VGN-FE15GP

About this download

This program will upgrade BIOS to Ver.R0074J3. The following symptom has been resolved.
1. System cannot project out to some monitors.

Available Downloads:
BIOS update program Ver.R0074J3
File name: FE_R0074J3.exe
File size: 974 KB (997,448 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BIOS update program Ver.R0074J3

File Version

  • R0074J3

File Size

  • 0.97MB

Release Date

  • 2006-05-29

System Requirements

  • Windows XP


IMPORTANT: Before proceeding with the upgrade, disconnect all external hardware devices, including PC Cards etc.
Note: Before proceeding, ensure that the VAIO computer is operated using the supplied AC adapter.
Note: Save all data/files and close all running programs.



 1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).

 2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click FE_R0074J3.exe.

 3. Follow the instructions displayed in the instalation wizard.

 4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

 5. Please load default BIOS setting values after updating.

To check if the updating is successful

 1. Press F2 while booting and enter BIOS setup.

 2. Enter BIOS setup and check the BIOS Version(R0074J3).