About this download

This program will upgrade Pointing Driver to Ver 7.0.501.7 and resolve the following symptom.

1. Touchpad settings will not be retained after the computer restarts.

Before upgrading this driver:
This upgrade driver is suitable for Windows Vista. Please check that the Operating System is Windows Vista before installation.

Available Downloads:
Pointing Upgrade Driver Version 7.0.501.7 for Windows Vista
File name: ALDOTH-01347907-UN.exe
File size: 2.69 MB (2,830,800 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install Pointing Upgrade Driver Version 7.0.501.7 for Windows Vista

File Version

  • 7.0.501.7

File Size

  • 2.69MB

Release Date

  • 2007-04-23

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 reference later).

 2.  Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click ALDOTH-01347907-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. OpenDevice Manager -> Properties of Alps Pointing-device for VAIO and click the Driver tab to check for the information below.
Driver Date is 2007/04/12.
Driver Version is 7.0.501.7.
Digital Signature is Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.