Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-TZ37GN
  • VGN-TZ37MN
  • VGN-TZ36GN
  • VGN-TZ37SN
  • VGN-TZ36MN
  • VGN-TZ36SN
  • VGN-TZ38GN

File Info

File Name

  • To install Windows XP Drivers for VGN-TZ3 Series

File Size

  • 118.0MB

Release Date

  • 2008-02-22

System Requirements

  • Windows XP

Download

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-TZ3 Series:
1. HDD Protection function.
2. Instant On mode.

Install

Details

Download the VGN-TZ3-Drivers.zip (118 MB) to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference. Make sure the size of the downloaded file is the same as indicated. If the size is different, please download the file again.) Then launch and install the file as below.

Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Chipset\Chipset.EXE file to begin the installation.
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Intel 945 Graphics driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Graphics\Graphics.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

RealtekHigh Definition Audio Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Audio\Audio.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Fingerprinter\Finger_Printer.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Memory stick Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\MS_Driver\MS_Driver.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

SD card Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\SD_Driver\SD_Driver.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Memory Stick Icon
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\MS_Icon\MS_Icon.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Alps Pointing device for VAIO
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Pointing\Pointing.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Intel PROSet/Wireless Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Wireless\Wireless.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Bluetooth Driver
1. Please put the WIRELESS switch to “ON” before install.
2. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Bluetooth\Bluetooth.EXE file。
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.

TPM Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\TPM_Driver\TPM_Driver.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VGP-VCC7 Camera Module Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Camera\Camera.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

SonyNC Device Upgrade Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\SonyNC\SonyNC.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Sony PI Device Upgrade Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\SonyPI\SonyPI.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

HDD Protection Device Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\HDD Protection\HDDprotection.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

HDAUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP Driver
1. Execute \VGN-TZ3-Drivers\Modem\Modem.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. 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.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.