Sony Notebook Utilities for Sony VGN-A690, VGN-A790 Notebook [WinXP]

August 23rd, 2008 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

SOAOTH-20050600-US.EXE

Version :

1.0

Last Modified :

04/20/2005

Size :

24.62 MB

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What does this do?

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

  • Sony Utilities DLL
  • Sony Setting Utility Series
  • VAIO Event Services
  • Wireless Switch Setting Utility
  • Battery Check Utility
  • VAIO Power Management

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:VGN-A690, VGN-A790
Operating System(s):Microsoft Windows XP

You May Need This

According to our records, these files are related to, or required for, this installation. Click a file title to see more details and/or download it.

  1. Required: Sony Shared Library for Microsoft Windows XP This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media Kit).
  1. Required: Sony Notebook Control Device Driver This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows XP operating system.
  • Required = 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. Related (optional) files should not be considered in the installation order.
  • Related (optional) = This file may be an add-on. Click the title and read the description to determine whether or not you want to install it.
Important Notes
  • If you have performed a clean install of the Microsoft Windows XP 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 before installing the Sony Notebook Utilities.
  • It is not necessary to revert to the original drivers if you have properly installed updates from the Sony support site.
  • 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 to print out these instructions 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-20050600-US.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-20050600-US.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities for Microsoft Windows XP" screen, click "Next".
  5. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. As the files are installed, these boxes will close automatically.
  6. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  7. At the "Install" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

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

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