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How to install drivers and applications after Windows XP downgrade?

Installing drivers and applications after XP downgrade.

    Download all the drivers and application available at the Download section of the Sony Support website for the XP downgrade drivers.

    Chipset Driver
    Audio Drivers

    - There are some models that have two audio drivers. Please download both.
    Modem Driver
    Bluetooth Driver

    Graphics Drivers
    - There are some models that have two graphics drivers. Please refer to the link below on how to install graphics driver for models that have two graphics card.
    Touchpad Driver
    Wireless LAN driver
    Camera driver
    Fingerprint sensor driver

    Ethernet driver
    Memory Stick driver

    SD Card driver
    HDD Protection driver
    TPM driver - This is only applicable for models that have TPM module

    For the applications available, please download all the available applications in the download section of Sony Asia Web Site for XP downgrade applications.

    Please follow the instructions below on how to install the drivers/applications:
    1. After downloading the file, Double-click the executable file.
    2. Follow the installation steps until it finishes.
    3. Some driver installations may require restarting of the system. In this case, please restart the system.
    4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 until you are done installing all the drivers.

    To verify if all the drivers in the system were properly installed, please follow the steps below:
    1. Click Start
    2. Right-click My Computer
    3. Select Manage
    4. Double-click Device Manager
    5. If there are devices that have question mark in the Device Manager, this means that the driver for these devices are not yet installed or not properly installed. Please make sure that all the available drivers in the Sony Support website for XP downgrade drivers have been installed.