My opinion is that the latter is the safer way since it can not cause any side effects, but probably you can argue about that. Sony has announced a recall of 535,000 Vaio laptop computers following reports of issues with overheating that has caused system damage, and could potentially cause injury. Extract the archive to your harddrive e. If I have some spare time beside my Ph. How does your bios differ, if at all, from this one? Flashing is a dangerous process. Sony has received nearly 40 reported cases of Vaio laptops overheating to the point that the casing becomes deformed. Sony is directing users with affected Vaio laptops to apply the update to prevent overheating issues.
Even though the Vaio laptop is portable, make sure it is plugged in. You can follow Tony on his , or contact him by email at. Make backups of your data. Many new options for tweaking revealed. Press Start and follow the screen instructions. After the flash completed, reboot your laptop.
There is no warranty or support at all. Don't fiddle around with settings you don't understand - you may brick your laptop. While there are no reports of fires or burns caused by the overheating issue, Sony warns that it is a possibility. Don't use this if you are unexperienced with computers. These options most likely interesting for advanced users only. You find more info to this thread in the. .
Please check if this version is suitable for your particular model before flashing! Your warranty may void with flashing this hack. In any case, my policy about publications here was, is and will be: I would never post something that has the immediate pontential to brick someone else's property. Read the note and confirm. Is there any chance of a hack coming from you? If you own a Vaio, verify whether your laptop is part of the recall, and take the steps necessary to get the problem resolved. . . .
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