Network (Ethernet) Drivers for PCG-F212,Win2000

June 22nd, 2008 | Tags:

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

I am experiencing intermittent connections to my ISP when my VAIO is connected to the docking station.



Please follow the installation procedure carefully. Sony Corporation is not responsible for any problems caused by customers improper installation procedure. Sony does not accept any responsibility for loss or damage caused by the installation of any of the downloaded drivers/utilities.

Please note that this program is only for the Sony VAIO notebooks stated below. Without limitations, you may not reproduce, copy, rent, lease, or sell these drivers/utilities. Unauthorized use of these drivers/utilities violates copyright and other intellectual property rights and Sony reserves all rights. Sony, VAIO and the VAIO logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Microsoft, MS, MS-DOS, Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners

1. Download instructions

    1. Create a new folder to place the file downloaded from the web - Name it Download.
    2. Download the USB Ethernet Drivers file into the Download folder (NWD_klsi_33200.exe (41KB)).
    3. When the download is complete, right-click My Computer and click Explore. Once in Windows Explorer, click the View menu and click Details. Browse to the location of your file to check the size of it. If the driver size is the same, your download has been successfully completed, if the size is different, delete the file you have downloaded and restart the download.
    4. The KLSI USB Ethernet.exe file you have downloaded is a self extracting file.
    5. Use Windows Explorer and enter KLSI USB Ethernet.exe to open the file.
    6. Double-click the NWD_klsi_33200.exe icon - A WinZip Self-Extractor dialogue box appears.

2. Driver update instructions

After downloading the driver, follow the instructions below to update the driver in Windows.

    1. Make sure your VAIO is properly connected to the docking station.
    2. Start your VAIO.
    3. On your desktop, right-click the icon My Computer, and click Properties.
    4. In the System Properties window, click the Device Manager tab and double-click the Network adapters.
    5. Double-click the Klsi USB-Ethernet Device Adapter and click the Driver tab and click Update drive
    6. Follow the on-screen instructions of the Update Device Driver Wizard.
    7. Select Search for a better driver than the one your device is using now and click Next.
    8. Select only Specify a location, click Browse and point to the downloaded driver location.(i.e. C:\ Download)
    9. Click Next to finish the installation.
    10. Shut down your VAIO, restart it and get the BIOS defaults.

3. Update driver for internal Conexant modem

In order to resolve your issue completely, it is also necessary to update the driver for the internal Conexant modem of your VAIO. You will find the relevant driver update and the installation procedure on our web site under the download section for the PCG-F700 series.

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