Sony® Notebook Utilities

What Does This Do?
This utility installs the originally shipped versions of the following Sony Notebook Utilities:
  • Battery Checker 4.3.0.05310
  • Setting Utility Series 5.3.0.07231
  • VAIO® Event Service 5.3.0.05310
  • VAIO Control Center 4.3.0.05310
  • VAIO Power Management 5.2.0.06210
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
VPCF136FM
Operating System:

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

Important Notes
  • IMPORTANT: Before installing the Sony Notebook Utilities, please note the following:
    1. If you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 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 original device drivers from the Sony support site have been installed on the computer.
    2. It is not necessary to revert to the original drivers if you have properly installed updates from the Sony support site.
    3. If you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system, install the Sony Shared Library. A link to the Sony Shared Library is available in the You May Need This section above.
  • 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 SOAOTH-54200000-0042.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 SOAOTH-54200000-0042.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" screen, click "Next".
  6. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  7. At the pop-up screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.
    Note: The installation automatically continues after the computer restarts, please follow the on-screen instructions.
  8. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" screen, click "Next".
  9. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  10. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  11. At the pop-up screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

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

Download
SOAOTH-54200000-0042.EXE  (28.72 MB)

Download Files

SOAOTH-54200000-0042.EXE
Date: 8/18/2010
Version: 1.0
Size: 28.72 MB
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Required Files

Unless stated otherwise, this file must be installed BEFORE the Sony® Notebook Utilities 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
    This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).