Sony VAIO BIOS update without Windows

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mapomme1108
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Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:51 pm

Hello,
 
I replace the motherboard of my laptop Sony VAIO SVF15AC1QL (also known as this model: SVF15A16CXB).
 
I bought a motherboard used as a replacement because much cheaper.
 
But I can not install Windows because the fan stops while loading the installation CD and the computer heats up and shut down.
 
Before returning the card to be refunded or buying a new cooler, I would like to update the BIOS but the utilities provided by Sony is launched on Windows only.
 
So I would like to find a way to update the BIOS without having Windows.
 
Thank you in advance for your help!
 
The version of my BIOS is R0200DA and the latest BIOS is R0250DA.
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Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:47 pm

What happens if you just power it up without the windows CD and leave it running? If it still does the same thing: return the board, something is wrong.
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