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Windows 7: Sony vaio laptop

21 Oct 2009   #1
shoot3r

vista
 
 
Sony vaio laptop

hello,
i have a sony vaio laptop VGN-FW370j with windows vista on it.
i went and brought windows 7 ultimate today ( a small shop was selling them early), i want to install it but im wondering how i will get all the drivers for my laptop back as the sony site is absolutely useless.

a fast answer would be awsome as im dreading every moment of vista

thanks
sam


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21 Oct 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Strange, I have every driver/program for my vgn ar630e and got them all from Sonys site... You will be surprised how many windows 7 will already have. I suggest you get the drivers for your webcam. multimedia keys and you should be good to go... Let me know if you need any help...
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21 Oct 2009   #3
shoot3r

vista
 
 

Damn do i feel stupid, i brought the laptop in the usa, and i check the uk sony website...now checked the usa website...and well their all there

sorry for wasting anyones time
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21 Oct 2009   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Thats not wasting our time ... we live but to serve...
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23 Oct 2009   #5
MeHoW

Windows 7
 
 

I have VGN-AR630e too... and its says that the drivers are not supported to this model... can u post a link to the graphic card drivers that u have.
Thank You
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23 Oct 2009   #6
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MeHoW View Post
I have VGN-AR630e too... and its says that the drivers are not supported to this model... can u post a link to the graphic card drivers that u have.
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Sony eSupport - VGN-AR630E - Software Updates & Drivers

Here is the drivers for your VAIO. Now these are for Windows Vista so first I would install 7 and see what drivers it installed for you. If any drivers are not installed than install the appropiate one from the VAIO site. Also do this for a driver installed by 7 that doesn't include a manufacture-specific feature (such as touchpad scrolling or multimedia buttons).

Hope this helps!
Chris
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23 Oct 2009   #7
MeHoW

Windows 7
 
 

yeah i know this site, but they dont work on windows 7
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25 Oct 2009   #8
arctrek

windows 7
 
 
Sony Vaio VGN-FS285M

I have the above laptop which had XP built in. I did a clean install of Windows 7 - but should have downloaded the Graphic Card drivers first for the Nvidia. Also, the Wireless card software so that I could get back on line. These needed to be the Vista drivers for 7 to see the hardware.

Windows 7 is working fine but I still have not got my Function keys working.
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26 Oct 2009   #9
lakeman

vista home premium sp2
 
 

this is my first post. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NR430E. I downloaded Windows 7 update advisor, the results showed that I could update to W-7. Sony web site says that my computer will not run Windfows 7 and that they will not post updated drivers and software at any later date. Now the machine is not very old. My question is, am I stuck witg Vista and a copy of Windows 7 that I can not use? or is there a way to work around it? Thanks.
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27 Oct 2009   #10
MeHoW

Windows 7
 
 

[QUOTE=lakeman;333961]this is my first post. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NR430E. I downloaded Windows 7 update advisor, the results showed that I could update to W-7. Sony web site says that my computer will not run Windfows 7 and that they will not post updated drivers and software at any later date. Now the machine is not very old. My question is, am I stuck witg Vista and a copy of Windows 7 that I can not use? or is there a way to work around it? Thanks.[/QUOTE

u can run W7 my laptop is no supported either, just install drivers in a Vista compatibility mode and should work fine. They only problems i have is my eject and brighness button dont work, and i dont have audio thru hdmi cable ;/ other than that its all good ;]
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