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Windows XP Downgrade Drivers and Applications for VGN-FZ2 Series (Individual drivers)

Article ID:232594(modified 23 Mar 2011)

Applicable Models

VGN-FZ25G, VGN-FZ25GN, VGN-FZ25M, VGN-FZ25S, VGN-FZ27G, VGN-FZ28G, VGN-FZ28S

What does this download do?

These are the Windows XP drivers and applications for VGN-FZ2 Series(Individual drivers)
Note: These drivers are provided individually to enable a faster download speed.

Available Downloads:
XP Downgrade drivers for VGN-FZ2 Series

SATA Driver
File name: SATA Driver.zip
File size: 196 KB (201,026 Byte)


Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
File name: ChipSet.EXE
File size: 2.50 MB (2,629,235 Byte)

NVIDIA GeForce  8600M GS Driver
File name: Graphics-NVIDIA.EXE
File size:
59.2 MB (62,107,932Byte)

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT Driver
File name: Graphics-NVIDIA1.EXE
File size:
33.8 MB (35,452,130Byte)

Hotfix - kb835221.exe
File name: KB835221.exe
File size:
642 KB (658,136Byte)

SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC
File name: Audio.EXE
File size:
5.65 MB (5,933,646Byte)

HDAUDIO SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP
File name: Modem.EXE
File size: 2.69 MB (2,824,012 Byte)

TexasInstruments PCIXX12 Integrated FlashMedia Controller
File name: Memory_stick.EXE
File size: 1.16 MB (1,227,641 Byte)

Memory Stick Hotfix
File name: Memory_Stick_Icon.EXE
File size: 579.KB (593,016 Byte)

Alps Pointing device for VAIO
File name: Pointing.EXE
File size: 1.67 MB (1,757,737 Byte)

Touchpad Registry Patch
File name: Touchpad_Registry_Patch.EXE
File size:
551 KB (564,750Byte)

Intel PROSet/Wireless
File name: Wireless_LAN.EXE
File size:
12.8 MB (13,441,154Byte)

Marvell Yukon 88E8036 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
File name: LAN.EXE
File size:
1.18 MB (1,246,350Byte)

SonyNCDevice
File name: SonyNC.EXE
File size: 1.08MB (1,139,532 Byte)

Sony Image Conversion Filter Driver
File name: SonyImgF.EXE
File size: 572. KB (586,331 Byte)

VGP-VCC5 Camera Module Driver
File name: Camera.EXE
File size: 2.09 MB (2,202,484 Byte)

Bluetooth Driver
File name: Bluetooth.EXE
File size: 55.5 MB (58,218,419 Byte)

XP Downgrade applications for VGN-FZ2 Series

Sony Shared Library
File name: Sony_Shared_Library.EXE
File size: 2.14MB (2,244,342 Byte)

Sony Utilities DLL
File name: Sony_Utilities_DLL.EXE
File size:
2.37 MB (2,491,039Byte)

Setting Utility Series
File name: Setting_Utility_Series.EXE
File size: 11.7 MB (12,343,772 Byte)


VAIO Event Service
File name: VAIO_Event_Service.EXE
File size: 4.34 MB (4,554,044 Byte)

Vaio Event Service Hotfix
File name: Vaio_Event_Service_Hotfix.EXE
File size: 551 KB (564,994 Byte)

VAIOControl Center
File name: VAIO_Control_Center.EXE
File size: 3.29MB (3,457,175 Byte)

VAIO Power Management
File name: VAIO_Power_Management.EXE
File size: 9.15MB (9,599,108 Byte)

Wireless Switch Setting Utility
File name: Wireless_Switch_Setting_Utility.EXE
File size: 6.03 MB (6,324,158 Byte)

VAIO Camera Utility
File name: VAIO_Camera_Utility.EXE
File size:
.26 MB (5,524,849 Byte)

VAIO Camera Capture Utility
File name: VAIO_Camera_Capture_Utility.EXE
File size: 9.55 MB (10,021,215 Byte)

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.

After you changed the OS from Windows Vista to Windows XP and install these drivers and applications you will face following problems:
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.

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