Sony® Notebook Utilities for Microsoft® Windows® XP Operating System

What Does This Do?
This utility installs the following Sony Notebook Utilities for basic compatibility with Windows XP operating system:
  • Sony Utilities DLL 7.0.00.07160
  • Battery Checker 1.1.00.05150
  • Setting Utility Series 1.9.00.08180
  • VAIO® Control Center 1.1.03.10061
  • VAIO Event Service 2.9.00.08220
  • VAIO Power Management 1.9.08.08180
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
VGN-NS240E/W
Operating System:

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

Important Notes
  • For computers that shipped originally with Microsoft® Windows Vista®, this file is intended to provide basic system functionality under Microsoft Windows XP operating system.
  • WARNING!: Because this computer is optimized for use with Windows Vista operating system, some functionality will be lost under Windows XP operating system. Please click here for more information.
  • 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), please install all Microsoft Windows updates and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) using Windows Update or from the Microsoft web site.
  • 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. 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), please ensure that all device drivers for Windows XP from the Sony support site have been installed on the computer before installing the Sony Notebook Utilities.
  2. It is not necessary to revert to the original drivers if you have properly installed updates from the Sony support site.
  3. 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.
  4. Download the SOAOTH-46800000-XP.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  5. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAOTH-46800000-XP.EXE file to begin the installation.
  6. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" 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 "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
    Note: A restart of the computer may be required to complete the installation. If a restart is required, the installation will automatically restart when Windows resumes. If prompted, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then continue the installation steps.
  9. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" screen, click "Next".
  10. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  11. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  12. When prompted, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Sony® Notebook Utilities is complete.

Download
SOAOTH-46800000-XP.EXE  (31.49 MB)
File:
Date:
11/25/2008
Version:
1.0
Size:
31.49 MB