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Windows 7: Vaio recovery CDs error

19 Aug 2009   #1

Vaio recovery CDs error

I have a Sony Vaio FW21L. In installed Windows 7 RTM MSDN version. I then tried to install all the drivers and sony software using the recovery cds but everytime it gets to 50% I get the error: vaio error 505 41 and the installer closes.

Does anyone know how I can sort this?


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19 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Well of course those cds were designed with another version of windows in mind (possibly vista). The preferred option would be to visit the manufacturer's websites and download the latest drivers, some of which will have some windows 7 drivers.
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10 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 6.1 Build 7600

I just installed win7 and am trying to get some programs back and am getting this same error. has anyone figured out how to fix it yet?
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10 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ®™

Your Sonys product page...

Vaio : Sony Europe

Try to install them normally, if that fails, use compatibility mode.
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05 Dec 2009   #5

windows 7

I'd love to hear if someone comes up with a solution. There are so many goodies in those recovery DVD's.
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22 Dec 2009   #6

Window 7

How about product like Photoshop elements,magic effecs?
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