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AwardBIOS® Update Utility

What Does This Do?

Improve system stability after resume from standby in the Microsoft® Windows® XP Operating System.

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)

Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Important Notes
  • During this BIOS update, do not put the system into Standby , Hibernation, or power off the system, as it may damage the computer.
  • During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the AWA005XDGI.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the AWA005XDGI.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "Award BIOS Update Utility - InstallShield Wizard" box, click Next.
  4. At the "BIOS update" box, click OK.
  5. At the "VAIO BIOS Flash Utility" box, make sure the model name is correct, and click Update. Please wait as the BIOS is updating, it will take one to two minutes to complete.
  6. At the "BIOS update is successful. Please Restart now", box, click OK.
  7. At the "CMOS checksum error- Defaults loaded" screen, press the F1 key to continue.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the BIOS update is complete

File Download

Date: 11/20/2002
Version: 1005
Size: 1.57 MB
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