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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-TZ17GN
  • VGN-TZ17MN
  • VGN-TZ17SN
  • VGN-TZ16SN
  • VGN-TZ16GN
  • VGN-TZ18GN

File Info

File Name

  • To install Windows XP Applications for VGN-TZ1 Series

File Size

  • 160.0MB

Release Date

  • 2007-09-29

System Requirements

  • Windows XP

Download

IMPORTANT:

 Before proceeding with the upgrade, disconnect all external hardware devices, including PC Cards etc.

Please note that when installing either of the Windows XP versions you might no longer have access to some preinstalled software or will not be able to use some of preinstalled functions.
Below function are confirmed not be able to use once you downgrade to Windows XP on VGN-TZ1
1. HDD Protection function
2. Instant On mode


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.

Install

Details

Download the application.zip (160 MB) to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference. And make sure the capability is correctly, if the capability is inexactitude, you should download them again). Then release and install it as follow one by one.

Sony Shared Library
1. Execute \ applications \Sony_Shared_Library.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.

Sony Utilities DLL
1. Execute \ applications \Sony_Utilities_DLL.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.

VAIO Event Service
1. Execute \ applications \VAIO_Event_Service.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.

Setting Utility Series
1. Execute \ applications \Setting_Utility_Series.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.

VAIO Control Center
1. Execute \ applications \VAIO_Control_Center.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.

Battery Checker Tool
1. Execute \ applications \Battery_Checker.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.

Microsoft . net FRAMEWork 1.1
1. Execute \ applications \Framework1.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.

Microsoft . net FRAMEWork 2.0
1. Execute \ applications \Framework2.zip 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.

VAIO Power Management
1. Execute \ applications \VAIO_Power_Management.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.

Wireless Switch Setting Utility
1. Execute \ applications \Wireless_Switch_Setting_Utility.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.

Battery Care Function
1. Execute \ applications \Battery_Care_Function.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.

AV Mode Button Utility
1. Execute \ applications \AV_Mode_Button_Utility.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.

Suite QL
1. Execute \ applications \Suite_QL.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.

TPM Utility
1. Execute \ applications \Infineon.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.