ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X600 Graphics Controller Driver Update

What Does This Do?
This utility updates the ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X600 Graphics Controller Driver to version 6.14.10.6525 and enables ATI® HyperMemory™ support.

This video update, in conjunction with BIOS update AIBSYS-00842213-US.EXE will bring the VGN-A60091 computer up to originally advertised specifications.

This video update is being provided by Sony as an optional download for the VGN-A600, VGN-A600B, VGN-A600P, and VGN-A690 computers. While these computers are within original specifications, the application of this video update, in conjunction with BIOS update AIBSYS-00842213-US.EXE, will allow for an additional 128MB of dynamically shared RAM to be allocated for Video Graphics usage resulting in a maximum of 256MB available for video graphics.

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
VGN-A690
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 to print out these instructions 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 ATDVID-A0817108-US.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 ATDVID-A0817108-US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "ATI Mobility Radeon® X600 Graphics Controller Driver Update for Microsoft® Window..." screen, click "Next".
  5. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
    NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. As the files are installed, these boxes will close automatically.
  6. At the "Setup Complete" screen, select "Yes, I want to restart my computer now." and then click "Finish" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X600 Graphics Controller Driver Update is complete.

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ATDVID-A0817108-US.EXE  (21.96 MB)

Download Files

ATDVID-A0817108-US.EXE
Date: 10/12/2005
Version: 6.14.10.6525
Size: 21.96 MB
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Required Files

Unless stated otherwise, this file must be installed BEFORE the ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X600 Graphics Controller Driver Update in order for it to work properly.

If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page.


  • Sony® Shared Library Utility
    It is necessary to install the Sony® Shared Library before installing the video update if you have performed a clean install of the Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media Kit).