Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VPCS116FA
  • VPCS116FW
  • VPCS116FH
  • VPCS117GA
  • VPCS115FH
  • VPCS116FG
  • VPCS117GW
  • VPCS115FG
  • VPCS113FG
  • VPCS117GG
  • VPCS117GH
  • VPCS115FW

About this download

This program will update BIOS to version R0301Q3 and will resolve the following symptoms:

- Changed the fan control settings.
- Fix the WiMax™ issue.
- Fix problem with McAfee® Endpoint Encryption
- Fix hang issue with Hard Disk Drive encryption issue

Available Downloads:
BIOS Sustaining Update version R0301Q3
File name: EP0000229212.exe
File size: 2.58 MB (2,715,648 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BIOS Sustaining Update version R0301Q3

File Version

  • R1151Q3

File Size

  • 2.58MB

Release Date

  • 2010-10-22

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 64bit
  • 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 EP0000229212.exe.
3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer

To check if installation is successful:
1. Open VAIO Control Center -> System Information
2. Confirm BIOS Version is R0301Q3