Article ID : S500029034 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

Why does a message appear when installing a driver?

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Msg: This hardware: The software you try to install to use (a driver name) has not passed the Windows logo test that verifies the compatibility with Windows XP.


Sony strictly verifies the operability/connectivity of VAIO-related peripheral with VAIO computers.
Hence, user may carry on with the installation of the driver by clicking Continue even if this message appears.

Note:
For the peripheral devices of other manufacturers, please contact these manufacturers to confirm if Windows® XP is supported and if the installation procedure is correct.