Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VPCL218FG
  • VPCL218FW

About this download

This program will update BIOS to version R0290T6 and will resolve the following sympotms:

- The Buffalo HDD can't boot when connected to USB3.0 port by USB3.0 Hub.
- Modified Giroppon Recovery key from "Volume Up + INPUT/OK" button to "Channel Up + INPUT/OK" combination button.

Available Downloads:
BIOS Update version R0290T6
File name: EP0000255336.exe
File size: 2.55 MB (2,678,784 bytes)


File Info

File Name

  • BIOS Update version R0290T6

File Version

  • R0290T6

File Size

  • 2.0MB

Release Date

  • 2011-08-26

System Requirements

  • 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 EP0000255336.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 R0290T6