Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-SR12G
  • VGN-SR17SN
  • VGN-SR13MN
  • VGN-SR13GN
  • VGN-SR15SN
  • VGN-SR16GN
  • VGN-SR15G
  • VGN-SR12G
  • VGN-SR17SN
  • VGN-SR13MN
  • VGN-SR13GN
  • VGN-SR15SN
  • VGN-SR16GN
  • VGN-SR15G

File Info

File Name

  • To install Windows XP Applications for VGN-SR1 Series (English)(zip file)

File Size

  • 171.0MB

Release Date

  • 2008-07-25

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-SR1 Series:
  1.HDD Protection function cannot be used. 
  2.Fn+F9/Fn+F10 function cannot be used. 
  3.After switching off Bluetooth device/Wireless LAN device via Wireless Switch Setting Utility, the Bluetooth device/Wireless LAN device cannot be powered on again via Wireless Switch Setting Utility. Users must manually switch Wireless Device H/W Control button to power on Bluetooth device/Wireless LAN device again.

Install

Details

Windows XP Applications for  VGN-SR1 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.

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.

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.

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
If the supplied XP installation disc is used to change the current Operating System to Windows XP Pro (This disc is only bundled with preinstalled Windows Vista Business models.), this driver need not be installed. Otherwise, proceed as below:
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
If the supplied XP installation disc is used to change the current Operating System to Windows XP Pro (This disc is only bundled with preinstalled Windows Vista Business models.), this driver need not be installed. Otherwise, proceed as below:
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.ZIP file to begin the installation.
3. Please double-click the two .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.

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 Mode Switch
1. Download the VAIO_Mode_Switch.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_Mode_Switch.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.

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.

TPM Utility
1. Download the TPM_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 TPM_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.