SONY VAIO VGN-Z1 Series Notebook Windows Vista Drivers, Software

Sony VAIO VGN-Z12MN Laptop

Download SONY VAIO VGN-Z1 Series Notebook Original Windows Vista Drivers, Software.

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

Important Notes

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

Please use the Windows Vista Service Pack1 OS installation disc to install the Operating System. It is possible that some applications cannot be used on default Windows Vista.

File DescriptionDateVersionSizeDownload
1. To install Chipset Software Installation Utility
09 Sep 2008
8.7.0.1007
29.58 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Chipset.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 Chipset.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

2. To install Video Driver
09 Sep 2008
7.15.11.7449
107.60 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Graphics.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 Graphics.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

3. To install AUDIO Driver
09 Sep 2008
6.0.1.5624
27.21 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Audio.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 Audio.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

4. To install Modem driver
09 Sep 2008
7.58.0.50
3.62 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Modem.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 Modem.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

5. To install Intel Network driver
09 Sep 2008
9.50.14.0
1.40 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Ethernet(Intel).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 Ethernet(Intel).EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

6. To install Marvell Network driver
09 Sep 2008
10.51.1.3
1.74 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Ethernet(Marvell).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 Ethernet(Marvell).EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

7. To install Fingerprint driver
09 Sep 2008
1.9.2.101
1.77 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Fingerprint.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 Fingerprint.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

8. To install Memory Card Driver
09 Sep 2008
6.3.0.50
1.88 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Memory_Card(MS).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 Memory_Card(MS).EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

9. To install SD Driver
09 Sep 2008
6.3.1.16a
1.91 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Memory_Card(SD).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 Memory_Card(SD).EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

10. To install SONY NC
09 Sep 2008
8.0.0.1
1.06 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the SFEP.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 SFEP.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

11. To install SONYPI
09 Sep 2008
8.0.0.1
1.04 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the SonyPI.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 SonyPI.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

12. To install Windows Image File Mini-Filter
09 Sep 2008
6.0.6000.16386
0.60 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Windows_Image_File_Mini-Filter.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 Windows_Image_File_Mini-Filter.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

13. To install Bluetooth Driver
09 Sep 2008
6.1.0.2200
27.86 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Bluetooth.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 Bluetooth.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

14. To install Intel WirelessLAN Driver
09 Sep 2008
N/A
30.09 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Wireless_LAN(Intel).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 Wireless_LAN(Intel).EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

15. To install Sony Shared Library
09 Sep 2008
5.0.00.16220
4.66 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Sony_Shared_Library.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 Sony_Shared_Library.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

16. To install VAIO Event Service
09 Sep 2008
4.0.00.19100
7.14 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the VAIO_Event_Service.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 VAIO_Event_Service.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

17. To install Setting Utility Series
09 Sep 2008
4.0.00.18230
7.99 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Setting_Utility_Series.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 Setting_Utility_Series.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

18. To install VAIO Control Center
09 Sep 2008
3.0.00.16210
5.97 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the VAIO_Control_Center.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 VAIO_Control_Center.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

19. To install OpenMG
09 Sep 2008
5.0.00.11280
16.23 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the OpenMG.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 OpenMG.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

20. To install Px Engine
09 Sep 2008
4.4.51.500.0805080
8.77 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the PxEngine.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 PxEngine.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

21. To install SuiteQL
09 Sep 2008
5.6.2.3651
14.55 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the Suite_QL.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 Suite_QL.exe file to begin the installation.
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.

22. To install VAIO Original Function Setting
09 Sep 2008
1.3.00.14230
6.75 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the VAIO_Original_Function_Setting.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 VAIO_Original_Function_Setting.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.

23. To install VAIO Power Management
09 Sep 2008
3.0.00.06160
6.88 MB

Applicable Models

VGN-Z12GN, VGN-Z12MN, VGN-Z13GN, VGN-Z16GN, VGN-Z16SN, VGN-Z17GN

1. Download the VAIO_Power_Management.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 VAIO_Power_Management.EXE file to begin the installation.
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.