Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-Z27TN
  • VGN-Z17GN
  • VGN-Z12GN
  • VGN-Z27GN
  • VGN-Z16GN
  • VGN-Z12MN
  • VGN-Z26TN
  • VGN-Z26SN
  • VGN-Z16SN
  • VGN-Z26GN
  • VGN-Z25TN
  • VGN-Z15TN
  • VGN-Z16TN
  • VGN-Z26MN
  • VGN-Z13GN

About this download

This program will upgrade BIOS to version R2169M3 and resolve the following symptom:
- Intel Virtualization Technology setting is added in BIOS Setup.
NOTE: The system incompatible with VT as the hardware does not show VT settings even after upgrading the BIOS.

Available Downloads:
BIOS Upgrade Ver R2169M3
File name: EP0000209810.exe
File size: 4.25 MB (4,462,208 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BIOS Upgrade Ver R2169M3

File Version

  • R2169M3

File Size

  • 4.25MB

Release Date

  • 2009-10-07

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista SP2 32bit
  • Windows XP



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 EP0000209810.exe.
3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

To check if the updating is successful
1. Click Start -> Click All Programs -> Select VAIO Control Center -> Select System Information.
2. Check the BIOS Version if it is R2169M3.