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11 Feb 2010   #1

 
 
New install do I need to load drivers

I have just finished loading 7 on to my Sony Vaio notebook and all went well. It will run fine but I noticed that I can't scroll up and down on my touch pad and my camera will not work. Do I need to go get drivers from Sony?

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11 Feb 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZoomOn View Post
I have just finished loading 7 on to my Sony Vaio notebook and all went well. It will run fine but I noticed that I can't scroll up and down on my touch pad and my camera will not work. Do I need to go get drivers from Sony?

Hi and welcome

To find out what devices need drivers type device driver in search. Any device that has a yellow triangle on it needs drivers.

Let us know if you need help.

Ken
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11 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

As above, and filling THESE in helps others to help you.
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11 Feb 2010   #4

 
 

Thanks zigzag always love to find new forums.

I did what you suggested and there are two ! under other devices. Both are labeled base system device. There is no description so I have no clue what they are for. If I do an update driver it says unable to install your base system device.

My question though is a little off that though. For example my touch pad works but not like it use too. I could drag up and down the right side and it would scroll the pages for me. Now nothing happens other than as a pointer and double tapping. If I go to mouse set up there is no pad functions there to change. I know windows "makes it work" but is that the right driver or is there a specific one to get.
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11 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Without knowing what model of Vaio you have, it's hard to point you in the right direction.
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11 Feb 2010   #6

 
 

Thanks FZ21Z I saw that but as I am sure like you I have many computers so I left that blank. Here is what I am talking about on the Sony

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo ULV U7700 (1.33GHz, 2MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel 945GMS Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: DDR 2 533MHz
Memory Capacity: 1 Slot, 2GB Standard
Graphics/Display:
Display: 11.1″ Razor-Thin Panel - LED Backlight with XBRITE-HiColor Technology
Resolution: 1366768
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerater GMA 950
Graphics Memory: Shared: Up to 256MB
Other: VGA Out
Storage:
Hard Drive: 48GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Optical: External DVD Dual Layer Writer
Other:
Connectivity:
Wireless: Intel Pro Wireless 4965AGN 802.11a/b/g/n
Modem: Integrated V.92/V.90 modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Mobile Broadband: Optional Sprint Mobile Broadband Service
Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Windows Sound system compatible, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Virtual Speaker
Audio Integrated: Microphone, 2x Stereo Speaker
Audio I/O: 1x Headphone/Speaker out, 1x Microphone in
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394 i.LINK
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) with Magic Gate, Secure Digital (SD)
Other: Optional Port Replicator, 82 key keyboard, 1.3MP Built-in MOTION EYE camera/microphone
Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes - Fingerprint Sensor
Other: TPM 1.2
Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business
Other Software:
Warranty: Standard 1 Limited Warranty
Drivers: Sony Customer Care
Battery:
Options: Lithium Ion, Standard or Large Capacity Battery
Battery Life: Standard: 4.5 - 8.5 hours, Large Capacity: 7 - 13 hours, TZ298N - 4.5 - 9 hours or 7 - 13.5 hours
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11 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

EDIT: Found it.
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11 Feb 2010   #8

 
 

Thats funny all that info and no model number... VGN-TZ285N
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11 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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11 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZoomOn View Post
Thats funny all that info and no model number... VGN-TZ285N
There is, but in the very last line, I couldn't see for looking. Try them two above and let us know if they work.

EDIT: Are you 32 or 64bit, as the touchpad driver is x64.
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