Sony PCG-GRT290Z Notebook Sony Shared Library [WinXP]

November 14th, 2003 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

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What does this do?

This utility installs the Sony Shared Library to enable use of the system recovery media to reinstall applications under a "clean install" of the Windows XP and Windows 2000 operating systems.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Operating System(s): Windows XP

Note: Not all models are sold in all countries. This file is only for use with the products identified and sold in United States, Latin America, or Canada.


Important Notes
  • During the installation of this update, 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 to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the SO-P30800803IJ03US.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 SO-P30800803IJ03US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "Sony Shared Library for Microsoft® Windows XP" box, click "Next". Several setup boxes will briefly appear during the installation. As the files are installed, these boxes will close automatically.
  4. At the "Install" box, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Sony Shared Library is complete.

Application Recovery in a Clean Install of the Windows XP Operating System
After installing the Sony Shared Library update on your clean install of Windows XP, you will be able to recover applications using the steps below.

  • Ensure you have created recovery DVDs using the VAIO™ Recovery Wizard that was included with the original shipping configuration of your computer.
  1. Insert Recovery DVD Disc 1. The Application Recovery Wizard dialog should appear.
  2. At the "VAIO Application Recovery Wizard" dialog, check the boxes next to the applications that you wish to install, then click "Next".

The application(s) you selected will be installed. After installation, you may be prompted to restart the computer.

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