Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-TZ17GN
  • VGN-TZ16TN
  • VGN-TZ16N
  • VGN-TZ17N
  • VGN-TZ132N
  • VGN-TZ121
  • VGN-TZ18N
  • VGN-TZ17TN
  • VGN-TZ17MN
  • VGN-TZ131N
  • VGN-TZ16GN
  • VGN-TZ16SN
  • VGN-TZ18GN

About this download

This program will upgrade the Instant Mode for VAIO to Ver.1.0.1 and the following symptoms have been resolved:
1. Instant Mode may stop responding after the system starts.
2. Instant On cannot shutdown normally sometimes.

Available Downloads:
Instant On Upgrade Program Version 1.0.1
File name: SOAOTH-01531100-UN.exe
File size: 28.2 MB (29,609,360 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install Instant On Upgrade Program Version 1.0.1

File Version

  • 1.0.1

File Size

  • 28.2MB

Release Date

  • 2007-07-13

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista SP2 32bit


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.



1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for refrence later).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click SOAOTH-01531100-UN.exe.
3. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
4. After installation is completed, please restart the computer. 

To check if the updating is successful
 1. Check that the version information in General setup menu displays Ver: 1.0.1