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Sony Notebook Control Device Utility

What Does This Do?

This program installs essential system components to enable Sony utilities to run properly.

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)

Operating System:

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

Important Notes
  • Before installing this utility, be sure the computer is connected to AC power.
  • 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. Download the SONYNC.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SONYNC.EXE to begin the installation.
  3. At the "SONYNC - Welcome" box, click Continue. A DOS BOX will appear and the files will be installed. Once finished, the DOS BOX will close automatically.
  4. At the "Setup Complete" screen, click Finish to complete the installation.

If it is necessary to install the Sony Notebook Control Utility again, you will need to first remove the SONYNC.EXE installation files. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the directory where the SONYNC.EXE file was downloaded and double-click it.
  2. At the "SONYNC - Welcome" box, click Continue.
  3. At the "Confirm File Deletion" message box, click OK to remove all of its components.
  4. If a "ReadOnly File Detected" message box appears, click the box next to "Don't display this message again" to check it and then click Yes.
  5. At the "Maintenance Complete" screen, click Finish.
  6. At the Windows Desktop, right-click the My Computer icon.
  7. At the menu, click "Properties."
  8. At the "System Properties" box, select the Hardware tab.
  9. In the Hardware tab, click the Device Manager button.
  10. At the "Device Manager" window, click the plus next to the "System devices" category to expand it.
  11. Under the "System devices" category, right-click the "Sony Notebook Control Device" entry.
  12. From the menu, click "Uninstall...".
  13. At the "Confirm Device Removal" box, click OK.
  14. Click the X in the top-right corner to close the "Device Manager" window.
  15. Click OK to close the "System Properties" box.

The SONYNC.EXE file can now be reinstalled.

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Date: 4/04/2000
Version: 1.42
Size: 1.03 MB
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