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File Name

  • To install Windows XP Applications for VGN-CS1 Series

File Size

  • 121.0MB

Release Date

  • 2008-11-25

System Requirements

  • Windows XP

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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

Please note that when installing either of the Windows XP versions, users may no longer have access to some preinstalled software or will not be able to use some of preinstalled functions. Below are the functions that are confirmed to be unusable once users downgrade to Windows XP on VGN-CS1 Series:

1. Plug and Display function does not work.
2. Fn+F9/F10 (Zoom in/Zoom out) function key cannot work.
3. Capture button cannot be used.
4. AV Mode button cannot be used.
5. Hard disk Drive protection function cannot be used.
6 Some contents in Bluetooth Utility help file are not correct.
7. There is no manual of how to use XP.
7. Sounds are not output when playing back DVD titles that uses Dolby Digital Sounds via Windows Media Player.
9. Blu-ray drive function is not supported.
10. Bluetooth GPS Unit does not work.

Install

Details

Windows XP Applications for VGN-CS1 Series

Sony Shared Library
1. Download the Sony_Shared_Library.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Sony_Shared_Library.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Sony Utilities DLL
1. Download the Sony_Utilities_DLL.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Sony_Utilities_DLL.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Setting Utility Series
1. Download the Setting_Utility_Series.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Setting_Utility_Series.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VAIO Event Service
1. Download the VAIO_Event_Service.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the VAIO_Event_Service.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VAIOControl Center
1. Download the VAIO_Control_Center.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the VAIO_Control_Center.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

BatteryChecker
1. Download the Battery-Checker.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Battery-Checker.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

FrameWork 1.1
1. Download the FrameWork 1.ZIP file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and unzip the FrameWork 1.ZIP file to begin the installation.
3. Please double-click the SETUP.EXE file which you unzipped.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

FrameWork 2.0
1. Download the FrameWork 2.ZIP file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and unzip the FrameWork2.ZIPfile to begin the installation.
3. Please double-click the dotnetfx .EXE file which you unzipped.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

BatteryCare
1. Download the Battery_Care.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Battery_Care.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VAIO Power Management
1. Download the VAIO_Power_Management.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the VAIO_Power_Management.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Suite QL
1. Download the SuiteQL-AP.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SuiteQL-AP.exe file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VAIO Update
1. Download the VAIO_Update.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the VAIO_Update.exe file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Wireless Switch Setting Utility
1. Download the Wireless_Switch_Setting_Utility.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Wireless_Switch_Setting_Utility.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.