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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
  • VGN-TZ17GN
  • VGN-TZ17MN
  • VGN-TZ17SN
  • VGN-TZ16SN
  • VGN-TZ16GN
  • VGN-TZ18GN

File Info

File Name

  • To install Windows XP Drivers for VGN-TZ1 Series

File Size

  • 96.2MB

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 drivers.zip (96.2 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.

BIOS Update
1. Please click F2 button when the notebook power on to double check the BIOS version on your computer. If the BIOS version is "R0071N7" in BIOS Setup Window that’s meaning you do not need to update the BIOS. If the version is not R0071N7, please reference the follow steps to update the BOIS.
2. Download BIOS.zip from website.
3. Extract the BIOS.zip file.
4. Execute the winphlash2.exe file.
5. Please click Browse and select the R0071N7.WPH, then click open.
6. Please click Flash BIOS, then click OK. The BIOS would update automatically.
7. Please restart the computer after finishing the installation.

Chipset Software Installation Utility
1. Execute \Drivers\ 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.

Video Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ VIDEO.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.

Hotfix - kb835221
1. Execute \Drivers\ kb835221.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.

AUDIO Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Audio.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.

Modem Drivers
1. Execute \Drivers\ Modem.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.

Touch Chip Fingerprint Coprocessor
1. Execute \Drivers\ Fingerprinter.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.

Memory Stick Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ MS_Driver.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.

Memory Stick Hotfix
1. Execute \Drivers\ SD_Driver.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.

SD card Hotfix
1. Execute \Drivers\ MS-Hotfix.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.

Alps Pointing device for VAIO
1. Execute \Drivers\ Pointing.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.

Network Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Network.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.

Windows Installer
1. Execute \Drivers\ WindowsInstaller-KB893803-x86.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.

WirelessLAN Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Wireless.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 Imge Filter
1. Execute \Drivers\ SonyImgF.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.

Bluetooth Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Bluetooth.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 Drivers
1. Execute \Drivers\ TPM.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.

Camera Module Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Camera.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 NC Device
1. Execute \Drivers\ SonyNC.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 PI Device
1. Execute \Drivers\ SonyPI.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.