VAIO Care™ Software Update

What Does This Do?
This utility installs an updated version of the VAIO Care software and provides the following benefits:
  • Updates the support phone number listed for Brazil within the VAIO Care software
  • Improves the Self Heal functionality by allowing critical updates to be installed silently
  • Improves the VAIO Care user interface
  • Provides a link to the Sony® forum within the Contact Sony option
  • Improves the performance of the VAIO Care application
  • Resolves an issue where the VAIO Care application may stop responding after performing a Self Heal
  • Fan and Blu-ray Disc™ diagnostic information is now included in the Hardware Diagnostic Tool for selected models
  • The Media Gallery™ application may not launch properly after running the "System Tune-up"
  • Resolves an issue where a .NET framework error message may appear while using the VAIO Care application
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
VPCCW14FX
Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Important Notes
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the SOAVCA-00261503-1040.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAVCA-00261503-1040.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" window, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  6. At the "VAIO Care Update Ver. 6.4.2.11150" screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. At the "Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for VAIO Care" screen, click "Next".
  9. At the "InstallShield Wizard Completed", click "Finish".
  10. At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the VAIO Care Software Update is complete.

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SOAVCA-00261503-1040.EXE  (58.76 MB)

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SOAVCA-00261503-1040.EXE
Date: 12/02/2011
Version: 6.4.2.11150
Size: 58.76 MB
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