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 R2171M3

NOTE: This upgrade is applicable to Windows 7 only.


Available Downloads:

BIOS Update Ver. R2171M3

File name: EP0000600082.exe

File size: 6.21 MB (6510256 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BIOS Update Ver. R2171M3

File Version

  • R2171M3

File Size

  • 6.21 MB

Release Date

  • 2009-12-10

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 32bit
  • Windows 7 64bit



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 EP0000600082.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 R2171M3.