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Windows XP Downgrade Limitation for VPCF22 Series

Windows XP Downgrade Limitation for VPCF22 Series  


    • Sound is not outputted when playback DVD title in Dolby Digital Sounds by Windows Media Player.
      Note: MS Decoder for Dolby Digital Sounds is required.



    • HDMI is recognized as DVI, when using Hotkey (Fn+F7).
      1. There is no HDMI appearance when switching display.
      2. When connecting HDMI only, HDMI will appear by selecting DVI.
      3. When connecting both HDMI and DVI, only DVI appears. It cannot be switched to HDMI.
    • The Display Mode cannot be changed, while playing video or executing video application. The message "Invalid Change" appears in NVIDIA Control Panel when Display Mode is attempted to change.
    • Sometimes screen is distracted when switched from Window Mode to Full Screen Mode while playing back AVCHD.
    • SPEED Mode cannot be used.
      Note: Make sure to start with STAMINA Mode, regardless of Graphics Switch.
    • 3D HDMI-out is not supported.
    • 3D Vision is not supported.



    • Shutdown Wake-On-Lan item is shown on the advanced setting tab of Device Manager. Despite the item is changed to Enable, Wake from Shutdown is unavailable.



    • The Help contents are old. It describes about Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR.
    • BT3.0+HS is not supported.


    Blu-Ray DISC DRIVE

    • BD drive is not supported.
    • 3D BD is unavailable.





    • The electric power is consumed when a camera isn't used because USB Selective Suspend function cannot be used.
    • Flicker Noise sometimes occurs in the area where nominal power frequency is 60Hz because it can't switch the Flicker between 50Hz and 60Hz.



    • LCD brightness auto-adjustment function by illuminant sensor does not work.
    • VAIO button, Assist button, Resolution Switching button and Quick Web Access function do not work.
    • ISV except Power DVD and RoxioEMC isn't equipped.
    • Acceleration sensor, Geomagnetism sensor, Illuminant sensor is not supported.



    • PowerDVD isn't equipped.



    • RoxioEMC isn't equipped.



    • There is no manual for How to use XP.



    • VGP-BGU1 (Bluetooth GPS Unit)   doesn't work, because GPS cannot be registered.
    • PCGA-UVC11   (Visual Communication Camera)   doesn't work, because its driver cannot be installed.