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nandita_91
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎2013-10-28
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Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

Sony PC companion is not able to run software update 14.1.G.2.257
States problem as "Unable to run update components on your computer"

Details :
Sony Update Engine Failure (error 1601)

Already tried troubleshooting. Sony PC companion has been allowed to communicate through windows firewall.

Laptop runs on windows 8 with usb 3 ports. 

Tried installing and running PC companion on a desktop with winows 7 and usb 2 port but same error.

 

Switched off the firewall as well and tried again error occurs again.

 

Read similar posts regarding error 1601 but none relating to Xperia Z1.

Can someone please help me?!

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,004
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

Try SUS

 

Update Service (SUS)

 

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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bonesy
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎2013-09-29

Re: Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

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Im getting the same error, i tried disabling my firewall but that didnt work.

Doesnt SUS wipe your phone?

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 46,004
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

It could delete all your sms, mms, contacts, apps. 

 

 

Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

 

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/36355

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Newbie
nandita_91
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎2013-10-28

Re: Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

SUS worked! Thank you! 

 

Back up settings were on and none of the data was wiped out. :smileyhappy:

Forum Legend
uliwooly
Posts: 46,004
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia Z1 software update engine failure (error 1601)

Excellent :smileyhappy: 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)