Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 Information

Note

Sony supports Windows® XP Service Pack 2 for models that are pre-installed with Windows® XP Home or Professional Edition.

Improvement for installing Windows® XP Service Pack 2

Please visit the Microsoft® Support page for the list of items that can be improved by installing Windows® XP Service Pack 2.

Updating of Audio Driver

Users who have installed Windows® XP Service Pack 2 on the following models will encounter these symptoms:

Affected VAIO Computer Models (as of 20th February 2003):

PCG-C1MT PCG-NV7L PCG-R505TXCP
PCG-C1MAH PCG-R505BP PCG-R505TZCP
PCG-C1MTL PCG-R505MP PCG-SRX55L
PCG-GRX1P PCG-R505BFL/P PCG-SRX55H
PCG-GRX3P PCG-R505BGL/P PCG-SRX55C
PCG-GRX3LP PCG-R505MXC PCG-SRX55TH
PCG-GRX3HP PCG-R505MSP PCG-SRX55TC
PCG-GRX3SP PCG-R505MGH
PCG-GRX3XCP PCG-R505MGL
PCG-GRX3UCP PCG-R505MFL

To resolve the symptoms, please install Windows® XP Service Pack 2 and visit the VAIO Notebook Downloads page for the Audio Driver Upgrade.

Alternatively, users can install Yamaha Corporation Media Driver Version 6.13.10.3152 from Windows Update after installing Windows® XP Service Pack 2.

Updating of Display Driver

Affected VAIO Computer Models (as of 10th June 2004):
PCG-TR1
PCG-TR1C*^
PCG-TR1L*^
PCG-TR1S
PCG-TR1T

To resolve the symptoms, please visit the VAIO Notebook Downloads page for the Video Driver Registry Patch download.

Affected VAIO Computer Models (as of 10th June 2004):

PCG-GRT30P PCG-GRT40ZP
PCG-GRT30CP*^ PCG-GRT40ZCP*^
PCG-GRT30LP*^ PCG-GRT40ZLP*^
PCG-GRT30SP PCG-GRT40ZTP

To resolve the symptoms, please visit the VAIO Notebook Downloads page for the Display Video Driver Upgrade download.

* There is no download available for these models yet. Please visit our site periodically for the latest updates.

^ Installing Windows® XP Service Pack 2 on these models will create the above symptoms. Do not install Windows® XP Service Pack 2 on these models until the latest updates are available.