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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-TZ27MN
  • VGN-TZ26GN
  • VGN-TZ27GN
  • VGN-TZ26MN
  • VGN-TZ28GN

File Info

File Name

  • >To install Windows XP Drivers for VGN-TZ2 Series

File Size

  • 124.0MB

Release Date

  • 2007-12-17

System Requirements

  • Windows XP

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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.

After you changed the OS from Windows Vista to Windows XP and install these drivers and applications you will face following problems:
1. HDD Protection function can not be used.

Install

Details

Download the VGN-TZ2-drivers.zip (124 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
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 thewinphlash2.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.

Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
1. Find one external floppy disk drive and connect with the unit.
2. Insert a blank formatted floppy disk into the external floppy disk drive, and unzip the downloaded Zip file.
3. Copy these 8 unzip files to the blank formatted floppy disk.
4. Start the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System setup by booting from the installation CD.
5. At the beginning of the Operating System setup, press the F6 key to install a third-party SCSI or RAID driver.
6. When prompted, insert the floppy disk with the SATA driver files.
7. After reading the floppy disk, the SATA Controller will be presented. Select this driver to install l(Please choose option 2). Finish the Windows® Operating System installation and install all necessary drivers.

Intel 945GM Graphics driver
1. Put the switch of video card to “STAMINA” then restart machine.
2. Execute \Drivers\ Graphics.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.

Hotfix - kb835221
1. Execute \Drivers\KB835221.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 CODEC
1. Execute \Drivers\ Audio_Driver(Realtek).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 SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP
1. Execute \Drivers\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.

Touch Chip Fingerprint Coprocessor
1. Execute \Drivers\Fingerprint.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 sticker Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ 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 \Drivers\SD_Card_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.

Memory Stick Hotfix
1. Execute \Drivers\Memory_Stick_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.

AlpsPointing device for VAIO
1. Execute \Drivers\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.

Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
1. Execute \Drivers\LAN.EXEfile。
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\Windows_Installer.EXEfile。
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
1. Execute \Drivers\ Wireless-Intel.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 Image Conversion Filter Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\SonyImgF.EXEfile。
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 \Drivers\Bluetooth.EXEfile。
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 \Drivers\TPM.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 \Drivers\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
1. Execute \Drivers\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
1. Execute \Drivers\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.