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Windows 7: Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140E Motion Eye and SD Card Reader

28 Jan 2010   #1
sagnats

Windows 7
 
 
Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140E Motion Eye and SD Card Reader

Hi,

Since I've upgraded to Windows 7 64 bit from Vista, the webcam and sd card reader that are built into my laptop will not work. I have searched for drivers on the Sony site and they have not worked, and I have also downloaded some Ricoh drivers but to no avail.

I wonder if anyone knows the solution to get my webcam and sd reader back in action.

Thanks!


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28 Jan 2010   #2
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™
 
 

Memory Card Driver, and you can search the links in my sig for a camera driver.
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28 Jan 2010   #3
sagnats

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks! Memory card driver worked great.

However for the webcam, I am still having some issues. I followed the instructions from http://www.ralphg.com/public/Webcam-readme.txt and my webcam is now recognized from my computer. The only problem is that my webcam screen is black; I didn't download the 'spic' driver from the website in your sig since my model is not listed; is that what is causing the black screen?

Thanks
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29 Jan 2010   #4
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™
 
 

Quote:
9. Ricoh (Sony VGP-VCC4) camera driver 6.1008.207.0:

ftp://download.sony.com/US/pc/SODCAM-12842500-US.EXE

Extract the downloaded exe file using Universal extractor software with the default settings. From the device manager go to Imaging devices, click "USB video device" and right click to update the driver by browsing to the extracted driver folder.

10. Sony image filter driver 1.1.7.4020 (only needed for Vaio camera capture utility-optional)

ftp://download.sony.com/US/pc/SODOTH-01099809-US.EXE
Use the method in step 9 to extract and run the driver installer.
- Windows 7 64-bit clean install guide in FZ-190E
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30 Jan 2010   #5
sagnats

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks. It didn't give me exactly what I wanted but I found the solution by looking through the pages on that link.
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31 Jan 2010   #6
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Welcome to seven forums sagnats: Please next time you find a solution please post it so others with the same problem can benifit from it. thank you very much. Fabe
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06 Feb 2010   #7
Datasegment

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Just posted a new link with drivers for all VGN-FZ???? Sony Vaio laptops:

X64 drivers for Vaio VGN-FZ series laptops..
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27 May 2010   #8
mouse

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sagnats View Post
Thanks. It didn't give me exactly what I wanted but I found the solution by looking through the pages on that link.
I have the same problem, my webcam are recognized from my notebook (Sony Vaio VGN-SZ780N), but when webcam is active, i see only a screen black too.
My system now = Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

Please, How do you fix this problem?!?
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05 Nov 2010   #9
speedmachine

Win7 x64
 
 

I managed to get the VGP-VCC4 motion eye webcam working my Vista 64bit installation on my Sony FZ180E by installing the XP64bit drivers.

ftp://ftp.vaio-link.com/pub/OS/XPDOWNGRADE/FZ19/DRIVERS/


Maybe the drivers will work for Win7 64bit? i dont know, but it may be worth a try...maybe compatibility mode
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23 Nov 2010   #10
redracer0

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I run windows 7 32 bit and just installed the 32 bit drivers from the original drivers package on VAIO : Sony Europe
There was a file in Camera Driver (Ricoh) 6..211F - 6.1004.211.0_logo called DPInst32 and DPInst64 the latter of which which may help those on the 64 bit version.
After a bit of time and the post on this site i have my VGN-FZ21 Z fully running with no problems following an upgrade from Vista home to Windows 7 professional 32 bit. I tried the 64 bit version but problems with the NVIDA graphics made me happier with 32 bit. I think the system only accepts 4gb of ram anyway so with 32 bit recognising 3gb it is a good improvement over vista. Keep at it you will get it all working again.
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