Sony VGN-AR61M Download Drivers, Utilities, Manual and Firmware

Available 99 files for VGN-AR61M
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Click to Disc Editor
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.0.03.04150
Size Driver
4.68Mb
File Name
ep0000223717.exe
Date
30/04/2010
Info
Click to Disc Editor 2.0.02.08070
What is this?
Click to Disc Editor is a Sony application that lets you easily create your original Blu-ray Disc and DVD disc with a disc menu.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Click to Disc for burning video discs.
What does it fix?
Failure to write BD-R in BDAV in full capacity.
A built-in drive might not be recognized.
Burning more than one DVD by using fit to disc function may fail.
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000223717.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Click to Disc Upgrader
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
1.2.73.04270
Size Driver
48.72Mb
File Name
ep0000225147.exe
Date
03/06/2010
Info
Click to Disc Upgrader - 1.2.73.04270
What is this?
Click to Disc is a Sony application that lets you easily create your original Blu-ray Disc and DVD disc with a disc menu.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Click to Disc for burning video discs.
What does it fix?
Videos can now also be imported from an SD Card.

How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000225147.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata Intel ligent Analyzing Manager
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.1.12010
Size Driver
26.08Mb
File Name
ep0000212699.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata Intelligent Analyzing Manager Update Program 3.6.1.12010
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists VAIO Content Importer / Exporter in analysing and working with media content.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction
Manual installation instructions
Exit all running programs.
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000212699.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata Manager Settings
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.0.09240
Size Driver
16.83Mb
File Name
ep0000210687.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata Manager Settings 3.6.0.09240
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists VAIO Content Importer / Exporter in analysing and working with media content.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction
Manual installation instructions
Exit all running programs.
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000210687.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.0.09080
Size Driver
10.28Mb
File Name
ep0000210686.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface 3.6.0.09080
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists other VAIO applications in analysing and working with media content.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install if you use VAIO applications for managing and editing video and audio.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction

Manual installation instructions
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000210686.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Edit Components
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
6.6.00.06130
Size Driver
19.28Mb
File Name
ep0000187620.exe
Date
14/07/2009
Info
VAIO Edit Components Upgrade Program 6.6 - 6.6.00.06130
What is this?
VAIO Edit Components is a plugin for Adobe Premiere, which provides some additional functionality, such as HD Editing, and which improves compatibility between Adobe Premiere and VAIO Applications.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Adobe Premiere.
What does it fix?
This installer only supports Premiere Pro CS3/Premiere Pro 2.0/Premiere Elements 7/Premiere Elements 4/Premiere Elements 3.0/Premiere Elements 2.0.
Supports of Exporting AVCHD Hardware Encoding by using VAIO AVC Transcoder (VAIO AVC Transcoder is necessary)
Other minor bug fixes
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000164039.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Edit Components
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
7.2.00.11160
Size Driver
47.26Mb
File Name
ep0000211394.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Edit Components Upgrade Program 7.2.00.11160
What is this?
VAIO Edit Components 7 is plug-in software that adds a variety of editing functions with the Sony original technology to Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 or Adobe Premiere Elements 8.
The basic functions are as follows: - HD video editing and Proxy editing
- Smart rendering
- Encoding with the Sony video codec
- Upconversion from SD image quality to HD image quality
- "x.v.Color" supported
- Various VAIO original video transitions
- Relation with an authoring software application And, please see the help for the detailed features of VAIO Edit Components 7.
What does it fix?
- Supports of New Premiere Elements 8.
- Supports of New 24 Mbps AVCHD File. (System: 24 Mbps, Video: 21 Mbps)
(For 10.1H New AVCHD HandyCam)
- Supports of AVC GPU (NVIDIA CUDA) Encoding.
(NVIDIA Gfx which supports CUDA is required.)
Manual installation instruction
IMPORTANT CAUTION:VAIO Edit Components 7.2 supported detailed version of Premiere Pro CS4 4.1 or above. Don't forget to update Premiere Pro CS4 by Adobe Updater.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000211394.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Original Function Settings
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.0.2.02240
Size Driver
23.39Mb
File Name
ep0000219316.exe
Date
30/04/2010
Info
VAIO Original Function Settings 2.0.2.02240
What is this?
This application is part of VAIO Media.
VAIO Media is software that enables the delivery and viewing of content (music, photos, videos and TV) among devices connected to a home network.
VAIO Original Function Setting is responsible for monitoring the folders which contain media content.
Is this relevant for you?
You only need to install this update if you use VAIO Media.
What does it fix?
This update is required for compatibility with VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting.
It also solves an issue with SoundFlow
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000219316.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Update
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
5.1.1.04090
Size Driver
16.02Mb
File Name
ep0000221850.exe
Date
10/06/2010
Info
VAIO Update 5.1.1.04090
What is this?
Vaio Update is an application similar to Windows Update. It is designed to help you keep your computer up-to-date by assisting you with installation of the latest updates for your VAIO.
What does it fix?
This update provides several improvements to the VAIO Update functionality.

How do I perform this update?

Self-Update
If you open VAIO Update 4, this version will be proposed as an update. Just clicking the Update button will install this version of VAIO Update 5.
If your VAIO comes already preinstalled with VAIO Update 5, the update process is the same, but a reboot will not be required afterwards.
Manual Installation
If you have VAIO Update 3 or older installed on your VAIO, first access Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs, and uninstall VAIO Update from your computer. Afterwards follow below procedure.
In case you have skipped this step before installing VU5, you must first uninstall ALL versions of VAIO Update before moving to below procedure again.

If you have VAIO Update 4 or 5 installed, you can just follow below procedure to install the updated version.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000221850.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO if asked.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
WinDVD BD Update
Operating Systems
Windows 7 32/64 bits
Version Driver
8.8.0.154
Size Driver
117.22Mb
File Name
ep0000247214.exe
Date
05/04/2011
Info
WinDVD BD Update 8.8.0.154
What is this?
WinDVD BD is Blu-ray and DVD Movie Playback software
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use your VAIO for Blu-ray or DVD playback.
What does it fix?
Improved Blu-ray title compatibility.

Manual installation steps

Important: if an older WinDVD BD Update is available in the downloads section for your model or in VAIO Update, make sure this version is installed before installing this update.

1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000247214.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
SATA Driver Intel (Non-RAID) - 7.0A-7.0.0.1020
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
197Kb
File Name
sata driver intel non-raid 7.0a_7.0.0.1020.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
SATA Driver Intel Raid
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
197.04Kb
File Name
ar6_sata_driver_intel_raid.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Setting Utility Series
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
9.15Mb
File Name
setting_utility_series_3.1_081q_3.1.00.09240.zip
Date
08/04/2009
Info
Original Utilities Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the utilities that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These utilities are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these utilities can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Utils or on your Recovery CD.
The utilities included in this package are not updated versions.
If updated versions of the preinstalled utilities are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Utils folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
SFEP Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
22.28Kb
File Name
sfep_driver_sony_8.0b_8.0.0.1.zip
Date
18/09/2009
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Appmon - 2.3
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
2.67Mb
File Name
appmon 2.3.zip
Date
26/06/2008
Info
Original Utilities Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the utilities that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These utilities are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these utilities can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Utils or on your Recovery CD.
The utilities included in this package are not updated versions.
If updated versions of the preinstalled utilities are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Utils folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Audio Driver Realtek - 6.0.1.5449
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
17.39Mb
File Name
realtek_6.0.1.5449.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Audio Driver Sigmatel - 6.10.5614.0_5
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
6.38Mb
File Name
ar6_7_audio_driver_2.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
AverMedia Hybrid TV Tuner Card M115S Driver - 3.3_3.3.23.103
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
645.03Kb
File Name
avermedia hybrid tv tuner card m115s driver 3.3_3.3.23.103.zip
Date
23/06/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Bluetooth Driver - 6.1.0.2000
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
27.15Mb
File Name
ar6_bluetooth_driver.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Camera Driver Ricoh
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
1.12Mb
File Name
camera ricoh 6.1006.209.0_logo.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Ethernet Driver - 10_81_8 - 10.15.7.3
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
171.84Kb
File Name
ar6_ethernet_driver.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Graphics Driver - 7.15S - 7.15.11.5665
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
332.44Kb
File Name
ar6_graphics_driver.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Vaio Camera Capture Utility
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
8.73Mb
File Name
vaio camera capture utility 2.7(081q)_ 2.7.03.09250.zip
Date
11/07/2008
Info
Original Utilities Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the utilities that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These utilities are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these utilities can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Utils or on your Recovery CD.
The utilities included in this package are not updated versions.
If updated versions of the preinstalled utilities are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Utils folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Wireless LAN Driver Intel
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
4.7Mb
File Name
wireless lan driver intel 11.1.1 w - 11.1.1.16.zip
Date
11/03/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Wireless Switch Setting Utility
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
3.96Mb
File Name
wireless switch setting utility 3.6_3.6.00.18210.zip
Date
30/10/2008
Info
Original Utilities Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the utilities that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These utilities are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these utilities can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Utils or on your Recovery CD.
The utilities included in this package are not updated versions.
If updated versions of the preinstalled utilities are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Utils folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Graphics Driver Update
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
4.5.135070
Size Driver
10.01Mb
File Name
ep0000164453.exe
Date
21/01/2009
Info
Graphics Driver (DisplayLink) 4.5 - 4.5.13507.0
What is this?
This is an updated driver for the VGP-UPR1 Port Replicator
Is this relevant for you?
This update is recommended if you use a VGP-UPR1 Port Replicator
What does it fix?
Some VAIO applications could not be displayed correctly when VGP-UPR1 was connected.
Specific display settings for an external monitor are not always saved after a reboot.
Functionality of Fn+F7 (select display) and Fn+F10 (zoom function)
How do I perform this update?
Exit all running programs.
Disconnect the VGP-UPR1 from the VAIO
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000164453.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Optical Disc Drive
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
4.4.51.500
Size Driver
2.17Mb
File Name
ep0000144730.exe
Date
31/01/2008
Info
Optical Disc Drive Update Program 4.4.51.500
This update solves issues with SonicStage Mastering Studio when creating an audio CD.

How do I update my driver?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000144730.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
SATA Driver Intel
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
8.5.0.1032
Size Driver
21.61Mb
File Name
ep0000165409.exe
Date
21/11/2008
Info
SATA Driver (Intel) 8.5Sus_A - 8.5.0.1032
Is this relevant for you?
This is a recommended update, as it may be required for data integrity on your hard disk.
What does it fix?
Vista error checking (scan disk) stops halfway.

How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000165409.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, shut down the VAIO completely before starting again.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Folder Setting
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
1.1.02.11070
Size Driver
4.42Mb
File Name
soavcf-01581004-un.exe
Date
26/11/2007
Info
VAIO Content Folder Setting Update Patch 1.1.02.11070

This patch resolves an issue where VAIO Content Folder Setting does not start after you change media content folder path.

1. Download and save this file to a download directory.
2. Close all running programs.
3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click SOAVCF-01581004-UN.exe.
4. Click Continue at the Windows Account Control dialog box.
5. Wait while your software is being updated.
6. The update wizard disappears when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Hardware Diagnostics
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
3.4.0.080118.1P
Size Driver
1.61Mb
File Name
ep0000144842.exe
Date
06/02/2008
Info
VAIO Hardware Diagnostics Update Program 3.4.0.080118.1P
This update solves the following issue: Dutch version shows a wrong message after memory test.

How do I update this utility?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000144842.exe to run it.
5. Click Next, wait while the wizard updates your software, and then click Finish.
6. Restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Launcher
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
1.1.01.11270
Size Driver
5.81Mb
File Name
soaoth-01596500-un.exe
Date
23/01/2008
Info
VAIO Launcher 1.1.01.11270

How do I update my software?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click SOAOTH-01596500-UN.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Graphics Driver NVIDIA
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
7.15.11.6760
Size Driver
57.51Mb
File Name
ep0000185336.exe
Date
01/07/2009
Info
Graphics Driver (NVIDIA) 7.15.11.6760

What is this?
This is an updated graphics driver
Is this relevant for you?
This is a recommended update, as it fixes some system stability issues.
What does it fix?
The operating system may crash when connecting certain types of HDMI televisions.
How do I perform this update?
Exit all running programs.
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
Click the Windows Orb, Right-click on My Computer, and select Manage
Click on Device Manager
In Display Adapters, Uninstall the currently installed version of the nVidia graphics adapter.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000185336.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Intel Chipset Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
1.65Mb
File Name
chipset driver intel 8.2d_8.2.0.1014a.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Memory Card Reader Writer Driver - 2.0G - 2.0.0.18
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
332.51Kb
File Name
memory card reader writer driver ti 2.0g - 2.0.0.18.zip
Date
05/03/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Modem Driver - 7_81_8 - 7.62.0.50
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
2.11Mb
File Name
ar6_modem_driver.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Original Utilities Package
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
24.48Mb
File Name
2008q1 utilities.zip
Date
13/02/2008
Info
Original Utilities Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the utilities that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These utilities are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these utilities can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Utils or on your Recovery CD.
The utilities included in this package are not updated versions.
If updated versions of the preinstalled utilities are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Utils folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Pointing Device -Touchpad Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
5.07Mb
File Name
pointing driver synaptics 9.1a_9.1.13.0.zip
Date
20/02/2008
Info
Original Drivers Package

IMPORTANT NOTE: The package you are about to download contains the drivers that originaly come preinstalled on your unit.
These drivers are automatically reinstalled on your computer if you perform a system recovery.

Furthermore, on most VAIO computers, these drivers can be found on your Hard Disk Drive in the following folder: C:\Drivers or on your Recovery CD.
The drivers included in this package are not updated drivers.
If updated versions of the preinstalled drivers are available for your model, they can be found separately in the Drivers and Updates section of the VAIO web site or via VAIO Update if your computer has this functionality.
Thus, if you are still using the preinstalled Operating System and didn't delete the C:\Drivers folder (for recent models) or still have your Recovery CD's (for older models), you do not need to download this package.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Click to Disc Editor
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.0.02.08070
Size Driver
139.69Mb
File Name
ep0000207178.exe
Date
24/09/2009
Info
Click to Disc Editor 2.0.02.08070
What is this?
Click to Disc Editor is a Sony application that lets you easily create your original Blu-ray Disc and DVD disc with a disc menu.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Click to Disc for burning video discs.
What does it fix?
Sometimes a DVD cannot be created when using the Fit to Disc function.
BD-J discs cannot be played on the following players: - BDP-N460
- BDZ-EX200
- BDZ-RX100
- BDZ-RX50
- BDZ-RX30
- BDZ-RS10
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000207178.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Click to Disc Editor
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.0.03.04150
Size Driver
4.68Mb
File Name
ep0000223717.exe
Date
30/04/2010
Info
Click to Disc Editor 2.0.02.08070
What is this?
Click to Disc Editor is a Sony application that lets you easily create your original Blu-ray Disc and DVD disc with a disc menu.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Click to Disc for burning video discs.
What does it fix?
Failure to write BD-R in BDAV in full capacity.
A built-in drive might not be recognized.
Burning more than one DVD by using fit to disc function may fail.
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000223717.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Importer - VAIO Content Exporter Upgrader
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
1.4.73.04270
Size Driver
46.35Mb
File Name
ep0000225148.exe
Date
03/06/2010
Info
VAIO Content Importer / VAIO Content Exporter - 1.4.73.04270
What is this?
This tool allows you to transfer media files (videos and pictures) between your VAIO Computer and a DVD, digital still camera or camcorder.
The Content Exporter also allows some basic video editing.
What does it fix?
Video can now be imported from SD Cards.
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000225148.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata Intel ligent Analyzing Manager
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.1.12010
Size Driver
26.08Mb
File Name
ep0000212699.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata Intelligent Analyzing Manager Update Program 3.6.1.12010
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists VAIO Content Importer / Exporter in analysing and working with media content.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction
Manual installation instructions
Exit all running programs.
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000212699.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata Manager Settings
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.0.09240
Size Driver
16.83Mb
File Name
ep0000210687.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata Manager Settings 3.6.0.09240
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists VAIO Content Importer / Exporter in analysing and working with media content.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction
Manual installation instructions
Exit all running programs.
Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
Double-click EP0000210687.exe to run it.
Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
3.6.0.09080
Size Driver
10.28Mb
File Name
ep0000210686.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface 3.6.0.09080
What is this?
This is a software library, which assists other VAIO applications in analysing and working with media content.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install if you use VAIO applications for managing and editing video and audio.
What does it fix?
Fixes: Lyrics may be erased
Correction of analysis result for DRM-OMA contents
Under specific conditions, very large files may be created.

New Features:Smile/subject detection
AVC 720p analysis
GPS analysis
Analysis load reduction

Manual installation instructions
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000210686.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Edit Components
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
6.6.00.06130
Size Driver
19.28Mb
File Name
ep0000187620.exe
Date
14/07/2009
Info
VAIO Edit Components Upgrade Program 6.6 - 6.6.00.06130
What is this?
VAIO Edit Components is a plugin for Adobe Premiere, which provides some additional functionality, such as HD Editing, and which improves compatibility between Adobe Premiere and VAIO Applications.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Adobe Premiere.
What does it fix?
This installer only supports Premiere Pro CS3/Premiere Pro 2.0/Premiere Elements 7/Premiere Elements 4/Premiere Elements 3.0/Premiere Elements 2.0.
Supports of Exporting AVCHD Hardware Encoding by using VAIO AVC Transcoder (VAIO AVC Transcoder is necessary)
Other minor bug fixes
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000164039.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Edit Components
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
7.2.00.11160
Size Driver
47.26Mb
File Name
ep0000211394.exe
Date
14/01/2010
Info
VAIO Edit Components Upgrade Program 7.2.00.11160
What is this?
VAIO Edit Components 7 is plug-in software that adds a variety of editing functions with the Sony original technology to Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 or Adobe Premiere Elements 8.
The basic functions are as follows: - HD video editing and Proxy editing
- Smart rendering
- Encoding with the Sony video codec
- Upconversion from SD image quality to HD image quality
- "x.v.Color" supported
- Various VAIO original video transitions
- Relation with an authoring software application And, please see the help for the detailed features of VAIO Edit Components 7.
What does it fix?
- Supports of New Premiere Elements 8.
- Supports of New 24 Mbps AVCHD File. (System: 24 Mbps, Video: 21 Mbps)
(For 10.1H New AVCHD HandyCam)
- Supports of AVC GPU (NVIDIA CUDA) Encoding.
(NVIDIA Gfx which supports CUDA is required.)
Manual installation instruction
IMPORTANT CAUTION:VAIO Edit Components 7.2 supported detailed version of Premiere Pro CS4 4.1 or above. Don't forget to update Premiere Pro CS4 by Adobe Updater.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000211394.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Musicbox
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.3.0.09250
Size Driver
90.2Mb
File Name
ep0000212920.exe
Date
30/12/2009
Info
VAIO MusicBox Update 2.3.0.09250
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use VAIO MusicBox.
What does it fix?
The Amazon function cannot be used.
Manual installation steps
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000212920.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Original Function Settings
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
2.0.2.02240
Size Driver
23.39Mb
File Name
ep0000219316.exe
Date
30/04/2010
Info
VAIO Original Function Settings 2.0.2.02240
What is this?
This application is part of VAIO Media.
VAIO Media is software that enables the delivery and viewing of content (music, photos, videos and TV) among devices connected to a home network.
VAIO Original Function Setting is responsible for monitoring the folders which contain media content.
Is this relevant for you?
You only need to install this update if you use VAIO Media.
What does it fix?
This update is required for compatibility with VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting.
It also solves an issue with SoundFlow
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000219316.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Update
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
5.1.1.04090
Size Driver
16.02Mb
File Name
ep0000221850.exe
Date
10/06/2010
Info
VAIO Update 5.1.1.04090
What is this?
Vaio Update is an application similar to Windows Update. It is designed to help you keep your computer up-to-date by assisting you with installation of the latest updates for your VAIO.
What does it fix?
This update provides several improvements to the VAIO Update functionality.

How do I perform this update?

Self-Update
If you open VAIO Update 4, this version will be proposed as an update. Just clicking the Update button will install this version of VAIO Update 5.
If your VAIO comes already preinstalled with VAIO Update 5, the update process is the same, but a reboot will not be required afterwards.
Manual Installation
If you have VAIO Update 3 or older installed on your VAIO, first access Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs, and uninstall VAIO Update from your computer. Afterwards follow below procedure.
In case you have skipped this step before installing VU5, you must first uninstall ALL versions of VAIO Update before moving to below procedure again.

If you have VAIO Update 4 or 5 installed, you can just follow below procedure to install the updated version.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000221850.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO if asked.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
WinDVD BD Update
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
8.8.0.154
Size Driver
117.22Mb
File Name
ep0000247214.exe
Date
05/04/2011
Info
WinDVD BD Update 8.8.0.154
What is this?
WinDVD BD is Blu-ray and DVD Movie Playback software
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use your VAIO for Blu-ray or DVD playback.
What does it fix?
Improved Blu-ray title compatibility.

Manual installation steps

Important: if an older WinDVD BD Update is available in the downloads section for your model or in VAIO Update, make sure this version is installed before installing this update.

1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000247214.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
BD-Combo Drive Firmware UJ-120B
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Firmware
1.04
Size Firmware
1.39Mb
File Name
ep0000174419.exe
Date
19/02/2009
Info
BD-Combo Drive Firmware UJ-120B - 1.04
What is this?
A firmware is a small computer program which is embedded in a hardware device.
It typically resides on a microchip. The advantage of such a chip is that it can be updated in order to cope with new technical developments or to solve certain issues.
Is this relevant for you?
This update is recommended, as it improves Blu-ray disc compatibility.
What does it fix?
This update adds read support for LTH media

How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000174419.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, shut down the VAIO completely before starting again.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Edit Components
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32/64 bits
Version Driver
6.6.00.06130
Size Driver
19.28Mb
File Name
ep0000187620.exe
Date
14/07/2009
Info
VAIO Edit Components Upgrade Program 6.6 - 6.6.00.06130
What is this?
VAIO Edit Components is a plugin for Adobe Premiere, which provides some additional functionality, such as HD Editing, and which improves compatibility between Adobe Premiere and VAIO Applications.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use Adobe Premiere.
What does it fix?
This installer only supports Premiere Pro CS3/Premiere Pro 2.0/Premiere Elements 7/Premiere Elements 4/Premiere Elements 3.0/Premiere Elements 2.0.
Supports of Exporting AVCHD Hardware Encoding by using VAIO AVC Transcoder (VAIO AVC Transcoder is necessary)
Other minor bug fixes
How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000164039.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
VAIO Update
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32/64 bits
Version Driver
5.1.1.04090
Size Driver
16.02Mb
File Name
ep0000221850.exe
Date
10/06/2010
Info
VAIO Update 5.1.1.04090
What is this?
Vaio Update is an application similar to Windows Update. It is designed to help you keep your computer up-to-date by assisting you with installation of the latest updates for your VAIO.
What does it fix?
This update provides several improvements to the VAIO Update functionality.

How do I perform this update?

Self-Update
If you open VAIO Update 4, this version will be proposed as an update. Just clicking the Update button will install this version of VAIO Update 5.
If your VAIO comes already preinstalled with VAIO Update 5, the update process is the same, but a reboot will not be required afterwards.
Manual Installation
If you have VAIO Update 3 or older installed on your VAIO, first access Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs, and uninstall VAIO Update from your computer. Afterwards follow below procedure.
In case you have skipped this step before installing VU5, you must first uninstall ALL versions of VAIO Update before moving to below procedure again.

If you have VAIO Update 4 or 5 installed, you can just follow below procedure to install the updated version.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard drive.
3. When the download is completed, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click EP0000221850.exe to run it.
5. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
6. When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO if asked.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
2.23Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
1.82Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
1.79Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
0.3Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
0.76Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
0.3Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
0.76Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
1.81Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
0.58Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
1.35Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_fi_se.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
1.79Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
0.77Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
1.78Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
0.32Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
0.77Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
1.82Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
1.88Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
0.35Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
0.91Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
1.81Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
0.77Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
2.23Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
1.84Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_pl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
1.77Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
0.77Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
1.82Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
2.23Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
1.86Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_ru.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
0.57Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
0.68Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
0.77Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
1.82Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
1.77Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_se.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
0.58Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
1.35Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_fi_se.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Turkish
Size Manual
0.42Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_tr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Turkish
Size Manual
0.96Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_tr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
1.84Mb
File Name
ar6_7_h_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
0.57Mb
File Name
2008q1_rt_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-AR61M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
0.68Mb
File Name
2008q1_guar_ru_ua.pdf
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