Sony VGN-Z540,VGN-Z540E Notebook Utilities [WinXP]

September 11th, 2008 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

SOAOTH-42300000-XP.EXE

Version :

1.0

Last Modified :

09/11/2008

Size :

31.33 MB

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What does this do?

This utility installs the following Sony Notebook Utilities for basic compatibility with Windows XP operating system:

  • Sony Utilities DLL 7.0.00.07160
  • Battery Checker 1.1.00.05150
  • Setting Utility Series 1.8.00.05160
  • VAIO Control Center 1.1.03.10061
  • VAIO Event Service 2.8.00.03250
  • VAIO Power Management 1.9.07.03250

This file is intended to provide basic system functionality under Windows XP operating system.

WARNING!: Because this computer is optimized for use with Windows Vista operating system, some functionality will be lost under Windows XP operating system. Please click here for more information.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:VGN-Z540,VGN-Z540E
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, Canada, or Brazil.

 

You May Need This

According to our records, these files are related to, or required for, this installation.

  • Required = Unless stated otherwise, this file must be installed BEFORE the Sony Notebook Utilities for Windows XP Operating System 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.

Click a title to see more details.

  1. Required: Sony Shared Library for Windows XP Operating System
    This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows XP operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

 

Important Notes
  • If you have performed a clean install of the 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 install all Windows updates and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) using Windows Update or from the Microsoft web 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. If you have performed a clean install of the 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 device drivers for Windows XP from the Sony support site have been installed on the computer before installing the Sony Notebook Utilities.
  2. It is not necessary to revert to the original drivers if you have properly installed updates from the Sony support site.
  3. 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.
  4. Download the SOAOTH-42300000-XP.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  5. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAOTH-42300000-XP.EXE file to begin the installation.
  6. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
    NOTE: A restart of the computer may be required to complete the installation. If a restart is required, the installation will automatically restart when Windows resumes. If prompted, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then continue the installation steps.
  9. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities" screen, click "Next".
  10. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  11. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  12. When prompted, click "OK" to restart the computer.

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

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