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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-FZ35T
  • VGN-FZ35T

File Info

File Name

  • To install Windows XP Drivers for VGN-FZ3 Series

File Size

  • 144.0MB

Release Date

  • 2008-03-04

System Requirements

  • Windows XP

Download

IMPORTANT: Before proceeding with the upgrade, disconnect all external hardware devices, including PC Cards etc.
Note: Before proceeding, ensure that the VAIO computer is operated using the supplied AC adapter.
Note: Save all data/files and close all running programs.

1. AV Mode Button can not be used.
2. Instant On mode can not be used.
3. Fn+F5/Fn+F6 Function Key(Brightness Control) can not be used.
4. Fn+F10(Zoom in/out function) can not be used.
5. When connect with HDMI, the sound output does not work.

Install

Details

Download the VGN-FZ3-drivers.zip (144 MB) to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference. Make sure the size of the downloaded file is the same as indicated. If the size is different, please download the file again.) Then launch and install the file as below.

SATA Driver
1. Please find one external floppy disk drive and connect with the unit.
2. Please insert a blank formatted floppy disk into the external floppy disk drive, and unzip the download Zip file.
3. Please copy these 8 unzip files to the blank formatted floppy disk.
4. Start the Microsoft Windows Operating System setup by booting from the installation CD.
5. At the beginning of the Operating System setup, press theF6 key to install a third-party SAST or RAID driver.
6. When prompted, insert the floppy disk with the SATA driver files.
7. After reading the floppy disk, the SATA Controller will be presented. Select this driver to install l (Please choose option 2). Finish the Windows? Operating System installation and install all necessary drivers.

Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
1. Execute \Drivers\Chipset.EXE file.
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

NVIDIA Graphics Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Graphics.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Hotfix - kb835221
1. Execute \Drivers\KB835221.exe file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC
1. Execute \Drivers\ Audio.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

HDAUDIO SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP
1. Execute \Drivers\Modem.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Texas Instruments PCIXX12 Integrated FlashMedia Controller
1. Execute \Drivers\ MS_Driver.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Memory Stick Icon
1. Execute \Drivers\MS_Icon.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Alps Pointing device for VAIO
1. Execute \Drivers\Pointing.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Touchpad Registry Patch
1. Execute \Drivers\ Touchpad_Registry_Patch.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Marvell Yukon 88E8036 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
1. Execute \Drivers\LAN.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

PROSet/Wireless
1. Execute \Drivers\ Wireless.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Sony NC Device
1. Execute \Drivers\SonyNC.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Sony Image Conversion Filter Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\SonyImgF.EXE file。
2. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
3. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

VGP-VCC5 Camera Module Driver
1. Execute \Drivers\ Camera_Driver. zip file。
2. Open "Device Manager", double click "Imaging devices", and then right click "USB Video Device" and select "Update Driver…".
3. Select "No, not this time" and the click "Next".
4. Click "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)" and then click "Next".
5. Click "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install." and then click "Next".
6. Click "Have Disk...", select the path of Camera Driver. Double click Camera Driver, select "R5U870FL" and open it, then click "OK".
7. Click model and then click "Next".
8. When the "Hardware Installation" dialogue box appears, select "Continue Anyway".
9. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.

Bluetooth Driver
1. Please put the WIRELESS switch to "ON" before install.
2. Execute \Drivers\Bluetooth.EXE file。
3. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
4. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement. Click I Agree to continue with the installation.
NOTE: Several setup boxes may briefly appear during the installation. Follow the installation wizard that appears.
5. When the installation finishes, please restart the computer if needed.