Archive for the ‘VPC-B Series’ Category

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Ricoh PCIe Memory Stick Host Controller driver.This driver also resolves the yellow exclamation point error that may appear in Device Manager next to “Base System Device” which indicates that a driver is not installed for that device.

This utility updates the VAIO Update software to version 5.1.1.06090 and provides improved performance and features of the VAIO Update application.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Sony Shared Library.

This utility updates the VAIO Event Service to version 5.1.3.05260 to resolve the following issues:

  • The VAIO Care™ application will not launch using the “Assist” button after resuming from sleep mode
  • The auto dimmer feature may stop functioning properly
  • The volume control may not work when using the Fn+F3 or Fn+F4 function keys
  • The volume control may not work when using the remote control
  • The “Color Mode Setting” function within the VAIO Control Center utility may not work properly when selecting a different color mode
  • Using the Alt+Tab or Alt+F4 shortcut keys to switch or end an application may not function properly
  • The Auto/Speed/Stamina switch may not function properly
  • The system does not adjust the image size to properly fit the TV screen when connected to HDTV via an HDMI connection

This utility installs an updated version of the VAIO Care Troubleshooter utility to add the following categories:

  • Input & output
  • Storage & media
  • Network & wireless
  • Software & applications
  • System settings

This utility updates the VAIO Power Management software to version 5.1.1.06180 to resolve an issue where the display colors setting may change from 32-bit to 16-bit without user prompting.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Realtek High Definition Audio driver.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad driver.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the WebCam Companion 3 Software.

This utility installs the originally shipped versions of the following Sony Notebook Utilities:

  • Battery Checker 4.1.0.08270
  • Setting Utility Series 5.1.0.11200
  • VAIO® Event Service 5.1.0.11300
  • VAIO Control Center 4.1.0.10160
  • VAIO Power Management 5.0.0.11300

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Intel 5 Series 4 port SATA (Serial ATA) AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) driver.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Intel® Management Engine Interface driver.This driver also resolves the yellow exclamation point error that may appear in Device Manager as “PCI Simple Communications Controller” which indicates that a driver is not installed for that device.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Marvell Atheros AR9287 Wireless Network Adapter driver. This driver also resolves the yellow exclamation point error that may appear in Device Manager as “Network Controller” which indicates that a driver is not installed for that device.

This utility updates the TouchPad settings to resolve an issue where the cursor may move erratically while typing on the keyboard.

This utility updates the VAIO Control Center software to version 4.1.1.07160 to resolve an issue where the L2 Cache memory information is missing from the VAIO Control Center utility.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD Driver.

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the UPEK Protector Suite 2009 software including the following components:

  • Protector Suite 2009 Application
  • TouchStrip® Fingerprint Sensor Driver

This driver also resolves the yellow exclamation point error that may appear in Device Manager next to “Fingerprint Sensor” which indicates that a driver is not installed for that device.

This utility updates the VAIO Care software to version 5.1.0.13200 and provides the following benefits:

  • Improved user interface
  • Improved response time when using the “Undo Cleaning” feature
  • Improved VAIO Care notification system