Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VPCZ217GA
  • VPCZ217GW
  • VPCZ217GH
  • VPCZ217GG

About this download

This program will update BIOS to version R0173H5 and will resolve the following symptoms:

- The battery will stop charging and system will shutdown after sometime.

Available Downloads:
BIOS Update version R0173H5
File name: EP0000600500.exe
File size: 6.61 MB (6930112 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • BIOS Update version R0173H5

File Version

  • R0173H5

File Size

  • 6.61 MB

Release Date

  • 2012-08-16

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 EP0000600500.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 R0173H5.