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Windows 7: Help getting all drivers on Sony CR4000

11 Jan 2010   #21
Lemures

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

There is no "Unkown Device" in Device Manager, the only item with "!" is "Mass Storage Controller" under the "Other Device".

BTW:SFEP Driver is a single .sys file, how can I "install" it?


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11 Jan 2010   #22
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

The sfep is a info file and has to be installed thru device manager using browse for the file it has no installer. In post 18 wakefield is saying its installed thru windows update now so it might already be installed - i think your mass storage controller with the yellow mark is a memory card reader - the texas instrument one - try the v2.0.0.8.zip 1.0.1.20 or V..9 version - NOTE YOU MAY NEED TO JOIN ZDNET FOR THE DOWNLOAD TO WORK
texas instruments pcixx12 integrated flashmedia controller Resources | ZDNet
http://downloads.zdnet.com/abstract....g=content;col1
below is another thread that might be useful :
Sony Vaio NS11J Drivers and FN Key Win7 64bit

They are downloading most drivers from the ftp site:
ftp://ftp.vaio-link.com/PUB/VAIO/ORIGINAL/
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11 Jan 2010   #23
Lemures

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

The yellow "!" is gone for Mass Storage Controller. But there are still no ICONs of SD card reader and Memory Stick reader in My Computer.

I tried the rest installations as Wakeboard116 has indicated previously and now:

mute key is working
volume control is working

I still need to fix:

"AV mode" key is still not working, so the rest media control keys (below touchpad) like forward, backward, play and stop still don't work;

No icons of "Memory Stick" and "SD Card Reader" under My Computer, and I haven't tried to insert one memory stick or SD to test if it works.

"Capture" key is not working, I think I need a driver for the CR-4000 webcam; (this is most important one that I need for I can't video-chat any more!)

Cna any one help with the issues, thank you very much in advance!!!! Urgent!!!!!!
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11 Jan 2010   #24
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

ftp://ftp.vaio-link.com/PUB/VAIO/ORIGINAL/
There is about 6 versions of the webcam driver on the ftp - your original driver is 6.1006.209.0 try one of the later ricoh drivers - download then all if necessary - unzip them and see if they support 64bit OS -They probably wont install if they are the wrong version * note here wakefeild was saying some of the 32bit drivers were installing but they are probably for both versions and hard to find in the files so just try if in doubt as all you will get is an error and it wont install.


There is battery files there also under battery checker- i mean you going to have work this out yourself i dont own a vaio laptop and have no means of experimenting - i would suggest if you cant get something to work and its urgent buy another one and or try w732bit

The ftp site is above with all the drivers - to get an idea what your searching for go to the original site for the cr4000 - Sony eSupport - VGN-CR4000 - Software Updates & Drivers click on the file to download - that takes you to the next driver page that will have the version on it and other info then got to the ftp site and try and find a driver.
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13 Jan 2010   #25
tantoniou

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I also have a vaio (VGN FE-21B) and just yesterday installed on it windows 7. I have the same problem with the fn keys.
First I tried the utilities from my initial install packages (the ones for xp), and of course it did'nt work.
Then I tried installing the utilities in compbatibility mode, and that did't work also.
I just tried installing them the way you mentioned at the beggining of the post (in the specific order), but that did't work for me, though everything seems to be installing fine.
My fn keys still don't work!
Also, when installing and reinstalling the utils, some uninstall their drivers, and then I need to reinstall them.
Any ideas?
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13 Jan 2010   #26
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Heres your driver page - there is one windows 7 update TANTONIOU
Vaio : Sony Europe
Important info about W7
VAIO Support Europe
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13 Jan 2010   #27
tantoniou

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

The truth is that my model is not supported (by sony) for windows 7 upgrade (sais so the sony support).
But I was hoping to find an unofficial way to mod my fn keys, just like I succesfully did with my graphics card following a thread of this site.
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14 Jan 2010   #28
JChun01

Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
 
 

I got my camera working!!! I'm not exactly sure what I did, but I went to the ftp site and started from the bottom up w/ all the ricoh camera drivers... i jus' installed what i could and then i restarted my computer and presto!
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15 Jan 2010   #29
tantoniou

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

After trying many utilities (including other vaio models') I installed the vista utilities of my model, in combatibility mode. Now I can turn volume up-down (with no screen volume info), but still I can't reduce the brightness of my screen.
It's a shame for big companies like sony, that they don't support previous models for win 7, when they mark these as vista ready (which is far heavier as o.s.).
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16 Jan 2010   #30
hendfarid

Windows 7
 
 

Hi,

I have CR4000 with 4GB of RAM. I installed a clean install of Win7 32 Bit. I originally had a problem with the camera, the Function keys and the card reader. It worked after installing the Sony Shared Library from Sony's support even though this was for Vista it worked with with Win7 and then I was able to update the camera and fun keys with the files on Sony's site. The only thing that won't work is to enable the Win XP virtual mood as this needs Bios update that Sony still won't do!
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