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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-AR18GP
  • VGN-AR15GP
  • VGN-AR18TP

About this download

This program will upgrade BIOS to Ver.R0130J6. The following change is made in this upgrade program.
1. Video BIOS is changed.

Available Downloads:
BIOS update program Ver.R0130J6
File name: AR_R0130J6.exe
File size: 1.00MB (1,058,614 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install BIOS update program Ver.R0130J6

File Version

  • R0130J6

File Size

  • 1.0MB

Release Date

  • 2006-07-04

System Requirements

  • Windows XP


IMPORTANT: Before proceeding with the upgrade, disconnect all external hardware devices, including PC Cards etc.
Note: Before proceeding, ensure that the VAIO computer is operated using the supplied AC adapter.
Note: Save all data/files and close all running programs.



 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 AR_R0130J6.exe.

 3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.

 4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

 5. Please load default BIOS setting values after updating.

To check if the updating is successful

 1. Press F2 while booting and enter BIOS setup.

 2. Enter BIOS setup and check that the BIOS Version is R0130J6.