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30 Jun 2010

Announcement

BIOS Update for “VAIO Personal Computer VPCF11 series and VPCCW2 series”

Dear Valued Sony VAIO Customers,

Sony has identified a very limited number of VAIO Personal Computer VPCF11 series and VPCCW2 series launched in January 2010, which may, in rare cases, exhibit overheating depending on the usage environment. This is due to inadequacies in the temperature management function and may, at times, result in the deformation of the body of VAIO Personal Computer. If you happen to come into contact with an overheated unit, there is a possibility of being burnt.

Please click here to check the affected models.

If the unit you own is identified as being affected, please update the BIOS to the latest version.
Update Method:
     • VAIO Update 
       *If your product activates “VAIO Auto Update”, the BIOS of your product will be updated 
        automatically while connected to internet.
 
     • Manual download from VPCF11 series or VPCCW2 series VAIO download support page

Note: In case your product is not identified in the affected list, it is nevertheless highly recommended that you update the BIOS to the latest version as this will enhance other functions as well. For details of the enhancements, please click the corresponding link below to your respective model series:

• VPCF11 series
• VPCCW2 series

If you have any questions, please contact your nearest Sony Service Centre.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Your understanding and cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.

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*Please contact your local Sony service centre if you wish to inquire, modify, erase or suspend use of your personal information provided in connection with this announcement.  (Please be advised that in the case of erasing or suspending use of your personal information, Sony might not be able to provide appropriate services in accordance with the purpose of usage mentioned above.)

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