Sony VGN-FS415M Download Drivers, Utilities, Manual, Firmware and BIOS

Available 60 files for VGN-FS415M
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage
Operating Systems
Windows 2000
Version Driver
4.3.01.14050a
Size Driver
87.28Mb
File Name
soasst-01198207-un.exe
Date
20/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Update Program Version 4.3.01.14050a
This release resolves the issue where SonicStage can be started after installing SonicStage Update Program 4.3.00.
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 it.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the new software.
5. Restart the computer when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Security Update
Operating Systems
Windows 2000
Version Driver
1.0.00.11020
Size Driver
3.12Mb
File Name
soasst-01595000-un.exe
Date
30/01/2008
Information
SonicStage Security Update Program 1.0.00.11020
This update solves a security issue with SonicStage 4.x.

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 SOASST-01595000-UN.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-FS415M
Description
Setting Utility Series
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
2.0.00.11270
Size Utilities
11.47Mb
File Name
soasus-01306401-un.exe
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
4.3.01.14050a
Size Driver
87.28Mb
File Name
soasst-01198207-un.exe
Date
20/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Update Program Version 4.3.01.14050a
This release resolves the issue where SonicStage can be started after installing SonicStage Update Program 4.3.00.
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 it.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the new software.
5. Restart the computer when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Security Update
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
1.0.00.11020
Size Driver
3.12Mb
File Name
soasst-01595000-un.exe
Date
30/01/2008
Information
SonicStage Security Update Program 1.0.00.11020
This update solves a security issue with SonicStage 4.x.

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 SOASST-01595000-UN.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-FS415M
Description
Sony Shared Library
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
3.0.00.10180
Size Driver
2.53Mb
File Name
soassl-01298203-un.exe
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Sony Utils DLL
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
7.0.00.11210
Size Driver
2Mb
File Name
soasnu-01298604-un.exe
Date
21/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Sony Video Shared Library
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
3.1.00.10240
Size Driver
3.69Mb
File Name
videoshared_3.1.00.10240.zip
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
VAIO Control Center
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
2.0.00.11060
Size Driver
3.74Mb
File Name
soavcc-01304902-un.exe
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
VAIO Event Service
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
3.0.00.13110
Size Driver
4.56Mb
File Name
soaves-01302701-un.exe
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Alps Pointing Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
7.0.501.7
Size Driver
2.7Mb
File Name
aldoth-01347907-un.exe
Date
03/12/2007
Information
Alps Pointing Driver Version 7.0.501.7.

This update resolves the issue where the touchpad settings are not remembered after a system restart.

1. Download this file and save it to a download directory (note this directory for later reference.)
2. Close all running programs.
3. Go to the download directory and double-click "ALDOTH-01347907-UN.exe"
4. Click "Continue" at the User Account dialog box.
5. The driver installation Wizard is displayed.
6. Click Next and select "I accept this agreement".
7. Click Next and wait while the Wizard installs the new software.
8. Click Finish when the installation is completed and restart your computer.

To verify that the installation was successful: 1. Open Device Manager > expand "Mice and other pointing devices" > double-click "Alps Pointing-device for VAIO" > click Driver tab.
2. Driver Date is: 12/04/2007.
3. Driver Version is: 7.0.501.7.
4. Digital Signature is: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
MemoryStick Icon Registry Patch
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
1.0.1.9110-061109
Size Driver
135.5Kb
File Name
snymsico.msi
Date
21/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Modem Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
7.58.00.50
Size Driver
1.7Mb
File Name
modem_7.58.00.50.zip
Date
20/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Battery Checker Utility
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
2.0.00.11110
Size Utilities
4.09Mb
File Name
soabcu-01298303-un.exe
Date
22/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Realtek Audio Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
6.0.1.5374
Size Driver
35.16Mb
File Name
redaud-00733504-un.exe
Date
19/04/2007
Information
Vista Device Audio Driver Update version 6.0.1.5374
This Driver Update fixes following issues

Correct "Audio Jack information" for all models.
Removes a Pop sound during the launch of Windows Media player version 11.

Download and Installation Instructions

Download the file " REDAUD-00733504-UN.exe ", and save it to a download directory (e.g. C:\Download).
Close all running applications.
Open Control Panel
Open add/remove programs
Remove the "Realtek High Definition Audio Driver" and restart the system when done
After the restart, open the file " REDAUD-00733504-UN.exe "
Click next to start the driver installation and follow the on-screen instructions.
When the installation is finished, please restart the system.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Wireless LAN Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
10.6.0.29
Size Driver
3.48Mb
File Name
intel wlan_10.6.0.29_logo.zip
Date
20/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Wireless LAN Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
7.1.0.90
Size Driver
4.03Mb
File Name
atheros_wlan_71090_logo.zip
Date
20/02/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Mastering Studio Writing Function Update Program
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
1.0.00.04130
Size Driver
2.12Mb
File Name
ep0000178329.exe
Date
27/05/2009
Information
SonicStage Mastering Studio Writing Function Update Program 1.0.00.04130
What is this?
SonicStage Mastering Studio is an application which allows to convert analog audio to high quality digital audio files, and burn them to disc.
Is this relevant for you?
It is required to install it, if you use SonicStage Mastering Studio and you have upgraded to the latest version of SonicStage.
What does it fix?
This update fixes the issue that SonicStage Mastering Studio cannot be started after installation of SonicStage v5.2.

How do I perform this update?
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 EP0000178329.exe again to install the new version. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
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
Information
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-FS415M
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
Information
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-FS415M
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
Information
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-FS415M
Description
Original Drivers Package
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
58.09Mb
File Name
fs4_drivers.zip
Date
05/01/2006
Information
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.
How to install High Definition audio driver after Windows XP setup
1. You must first install the Microsoft's KB835221 hotfix
2. Install the audio driver for your sound device
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Original Modem Driver
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
1.19Mb
File Name
fs4_modem.zip
Date
29/03/2006
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Original Utilities Package
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
36.25Mb
File Name
fs4_utilities.zip
Date
05/01/2006
Information
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-FS415M
Description
Original Video Driver
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
15.91Mb
File Name
fs4_video.zip
Date
29/03/2006
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Security Update
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
1.0.00.11020
Size Driver
3.12Mb
File Name
soasst-01595000-un.exe
Date
30/01/2008
Information
SonicStage Security Update Program 1.0.00.11020
This update solves a security issue with SonicStage 4.x.

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 SOASST-01595000-UN.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-FS415M
Description
VAIO Media Integrated Server 3.1-4.x-5.0
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
1.0.00.42120
Size Driver
6.97Mb
File Name
soavms-01201702-un.exe
Date
27/06/2006
Information
VAIO Media Integrated Server 4.x/5.x Update Program 1.0.00.42120

This update resolves the following issue:- Network Media Receiver VGP-MR200 won't play next music track at the end of the contents
Changes from the previous versions:- Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Important notes
Depending on your VAIO model, you must first install VAIO Media Integrated Server 4.1.05 or 4.2.00 or 5.0.11.
Please visit the download section of your model to get these updates.

Download and Installation
1. Download SOAVMS-01201702-UN.exe and save it to a download directory
2. Close all running programs
3. Go to the download directory and double-click SOAVMS-01201702-UN.exe to start the installation
4. The VAIO Media Integrated Server Update Wizard starts
5. Click Next and wait while Setup installs the new software
6. Click Finish when the installation is completed
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Sony Utilities
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Utilities
6.4.0.06290
Size Utilities
2Mb
File Name
soasnu-00840002-un.exe
Date
07/07/2006
Information
Sony Utilities 6.4.0.06290
This Update fixes following issue :Improved connectivity to specific monitors.
Please be informed that a bios update may also be required for this update to have effect
1. Download Instructions
1. Download the file "SOASNU-00840002-UN.exe", and save it to a download directory (ex. C:\Download).
2. Installation
1. Close all running applications.
2. Click Browse. Specify the directory C:\Download\.
3. Select the file SOASNU-00840002-UN.exe. Click Open.
4. A Window will appear. Please follow the instructions on this window. The previous installation of Sony Utlities will be removed.
5. After uninstallation, reboot the VAIO and start process again from step 1. This time the new version of Sony Utilities will be installed.
6. Reboot the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Sony Video Shared Library
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
3.0.00.06290
Size Driver
3.5Mb
File Name
soasvl-01280800-un.exe
Date
08/09/2006
Information
Sony Video Shared Library Version 3.0.00.06290

This update adds support for AVCHD format.
Download and Installation
1. Download SOASVL-01280800-UN.exe and save it to a download directory
2. Exit all running programs
3. Go to the download directory and double-click SOASVL-01280800-UN.exe to start the installation
4. The InstallShield Wizard starts
5. Click Next and wait while the Wizard installs the new software
6. Click Finish when the update is complete.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
VAIO Event Service
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.3.00.08110
Size Driver
3.66Mb
File Name
soaves-01205105-un.exe
Date
15/11/2006
Information
VAIO Event Service Update
Fixes:Connection to external displays
Install procedure:Download SOAVES-01205105-UN.exe
Browse to the directory where you downloaded SOAVES-01205105-UN.exe to
Double click SOAVES-01205105-UN.exe
The update will be installed automatically
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
VAIO Help and Support Center Update
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.3.1.00
Size Driver
1.2Mb
File Name
soahsc-01015502-eu.exe
Date
24/03/2006
Information
VAIO Help and Support Center Update Version 2.3.1.00
The improvements in this update include:- Added Support information, information on Warranty packs and registration
- Added/updated How To's for Audio, Video, Pictures, Security, Data Backup and Networking issues.

Download and Installation
1. Download the file and save it to a download directory
2. Go to the download directory and double-click the downloaded file to start the installation
3. Wait until the installation is complete.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
VAIO Media Integrated Server
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
5.0.11.17230
Size Driver
10.64Mb
File Name
soavms-01172907-un.exe
Date
27/06/2006
Information
VAIO Media Integrated Server Update Program 5.0.11.17230

This update resolves the following issue:- Network Media Receiver VGP-MR200 won't play next music track at the end of the contents

Download and Installation
1. Download SOAVMS-01172907-UN.exe and save it to a download directory
2. Close all running programs
3. Go to the download directory and double-click SOAVMS-01172907-UN.exe to start the installation
4. The VAIO Media Integrated Server Update Wizard starts
5. Click Next and wait while Setup installs the new software
6. Click Finish when the installation is completed
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Click to DVD
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.5.32.08000
Size Driver
97.73Mb
File Name
soactd-00805806-un.exe
Date
06/09/2006
Information
Click to DVD Upgrade Program Version 2.5.32.08000

This update resolves the following issue:- After you install Picture Motion Browser software supplied with Sony cameras, you cannot create VR-mode DVD using Click to DVD or VAIO Zone.

Download and Installation
1. Download SOACTD-00805806-UN.exe and save it to a download directory
2. Close all running programs
3. Go to the download directory and double-click SOACTD-00805806-UN.exe to start the installation
4. The Click to DVD Update Program Wizard starts
5. Click Next and wait while Setup installs the new software
6. Click Finish when the installation is completed
7. The computer will restart
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Intel Ethernet Driver
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
8.0.43.0
Size Driver
886.81Kb
File Name
indeth-01531700-un.exe
Date
16/11/2007
Information
Intel Ethernet Driver Update Version 8.0.43.0
This update resolves the following security issue:http://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00006&languageid=en-fr

1. Download this update and save it to a download directory.
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click it to start the installation.
3. Click Continue at the User Account Control dialog box.
4. Click Next and wait while the Wizard updates your software.
5. Click Finish when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
BIOS Update
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version BIOS
R0094J1
Size BIOS
929.48Kb
File Name
phbsys-00916214-un.exe
Date
06/07/2006
Information
BIOS Update R0094J1
This BIOS Update fixes following issue :This update solves issues regarding connectivity with specific monitors.
1. Download Instructions
1. Download the file "PHBSYS-00916214-UN.exe", and save it to a download directory (ex. C:\Download).
2. Installation
1. Close all running applications.
2. Click Browse. Specify the directory C:\Download\.
3. Select the file PHBSYS-00916214-UN.exe. Click Open.
4. A Window will appear. Please follow the instructions on this window.
5. Click on the Update-button to start the BIOS-update
6. Wait while BIOS is being updated. PLEASE DO NOT INTERRUPT THE PROCESS!
7. Please shutdown the computer when the update is finished.
8. Turn on the computer.
3. How to check the BIOS version :1. Turn on the computer.
2. Press F2 to enter BIOS Setup when Sony Logo appears.
3. See "BIOS Version" item in main menu.
4. Please verify that the BIOS Version is R0094J1.
4. Press the F9 key to load default BIOS configuration. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
5. Press the F10 key to save changes and exit. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
6. After this your system will boot again and start up Windows.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Firmware Update for Pioneer DVR-K16VAS
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Firmware
1.10
Size Firmware
1.43Mb
File Name
pifopd-01382200-un.exe
Date
01/12/2006
Information
Installation procedure for firmware update for 'Pioneer DVR-K16VAS Version (1.10)' optical drive.
Please check if your VAIO is using the 'Pioneer DVR-K16VAS (1.10)'

Download the file
Browse to the directory where you downloaded the file to.
Double Click PIFOPD-01382200-UN.exe and follow carefully the instructions.
Make sure that you will not close the tray during the upgrade process and make sure not to stop the upgrade while in process.
The drive used and the revision of the firmware will be mentioned, click OK if this is OK (You will be popup prompted if the Optical drive is not cerresponding.)
Do not touch your VAIO until you get the window: Firmware update completes. restart PC. Once you get this window click "OK"
Wait until the VAIO has restarted.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Firmware Update for Matsushita UJ-841
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Firmware
1.11
Size Firmware
1.9Mb
File Name
mtfopd-01170000-un.exe
Date
12/04/2006
Information
Important notices:Only perform this firmware upgrade while your VAIO is connected to the mains
Do not terminate or interrupt the process manually as this could lead to damage to your optical drive
This firmware update solves issues regarding playback on other computers of DVD-Discs created on this computer

Please check in device manager if your VAIO is using the optical drive in question. Several optical drives can be used on a single VAIO model, only use this firmware update for the drive that it is intended for.

Installation procedure for firmware update for 'UJ-841' optical drive.
Please check if your VAIO is using the 'UJ-841' optical drive

Download the file
Browse to the directory where you downloaded the file to.
Double Click MTFOPD-01170000-UN.exe
Open the tray of your optical drive and click OK
Carefully read the guidelines, make sure to follow them and click OK
Click "OK"
Please note that the entire process will take some time do not shut down your VAIO or manually terminate the upgrade process.
Click "EXIT"
Wait until the VAIO has exited completely from the update tool, once this has happened (return to desktop), then restart your VAIO manually.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Memory Stick Driver
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.0.4.7
Size Driver
629.41Kb
File Name
tidmsc-00605920-un.exe
Date
13/04/2007
Information
Memory Stick Driver Update Version 2.0.4.7.
This update adds support for the Memory Stick PRO Duo 8GB and 16GB.
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 TIDMSC-00605920-UN.exe to run it
5. Click Next and wait while the Wizard installs the new software
6. Click Finish when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SMS Audio Filter Function
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.0.08.09101
Size Driver
2.72Mb
File Name
soamaf-01589100-un.exe
Date
13/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter Update Program 2.0.08.09101

This update program resolves the issue where SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter may fail to start properly.

1. Download the update and save it to a download directory.
2. Close all running programs.
3. Go to the download directory and double-click the downloaded file.
4. The update Wizard starts.
6. Click Next and wait while the Wizard updates your software.
7. Ensure that "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" is selected and click Finish.
8. The installation is completed when the computer restarts.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
4.3.01.14050a
Size Driver
87.28Mb
File Name
soasst-01198207-un.exe
Date
20/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Update Program Version 4.3.01.14050a
This release resolves the issue where SonicStage can be started after installing SonicStage Update Program 4.3.00.
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 it.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the new software.
5. Restart the computer when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Mastering Studio
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
2.2.03.09280
Size Driver
13.54Mb
File Name
soasms-01103502-un.exe
Date
22/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Mastering Studio Upgrade Patch 2.2.03.09280
This patch addressed a potential security vulnerability and also resolves an issue with the Sound Reality™ driver update.

1. Download the update and save it to a download directory (note this directory for later reference.)
2. Close all running applications.
3. Go to the download directory and double-click the downloaded file.
4. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions.
5. Click Finish when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Wireless LAN Starter
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version Driver
1.0.03.02070
Size Driver
3.29Mb
File Name
soaoth-00977103-un.exe
Date
27/11/2006
Information
Wireless LAN Starter Update Version 1.0.03.02070
Symptom corrected by this update:- Wireless LAN Starter stops working properly after you install the latest Intel's Wireless LAN driver.
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-00977103-UN.exe to run it
5. Click OK when prompted to uninstall the previous version of the software
6. Click Finish
7. Double-click SOAOTH-00977103-UN.exe again
8. Click Next and wait while the wizard installs the new software
9. Click Finish when the installation is completed.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
Microsoft Hotfix KB909095 (Beta)
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Size Driver
2.68Mb
File Name
windowsxp-kb909095-x86-enu.exe
Date
04/07/2006
Information
Microsoft's Hotfix KB909095
This hotfix resolves the problem that is described in this article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/909095/en-us
Download and Installation
1. Download the hotfix and save it to a download directory
2. Close all open programs
3. Double-click the download file to start the installation
4. The Software Update Installation Wizard appears
5. Click Next
6. You must accept the licence agreement to continue
7. Choose I agree and click Next
8. Wait until setup installs the software
9. Click Finish to complete the installation
10. The computer will automatically restarts
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
BIOS Rollback (Beta)
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version BIOS
R0090J1
Size BIOS
1.5Mb
File Name
rollback_sp-009162-13_vgn-fs415m.exe
Date
20/04/2006
Information
BIOS Update R0090J1

This program will Rollback to previous BIOS version.
1. Download Instructions

1. Download the file "Rollback_SP-009162-013_VGN-FS4xxx.exe", and save it to a download directory (ex. C:\Download).


2. Installation

1. Close all running applications.
2. Click Browse. Specify the directory C:\Download\.
3. Select the file Rollback_SP-009162-13_VGN-FS4xxx.exe. Click Open.
4. A Window will appear. Please follow the instructions on this window.
5. Click on the Update-button to start the BIOS-update
6. Wait while BIOS is being updated. PLEASE DO NOT INTERRUPT THE PROCESS!
7. Please shutdown the computer when the update is finished.
8. Turn on the computer.

3. How to check the BIOS version :
1. Turn on the computer.
2. Press F2 to enter BIOS Setup when Sony Logo appears
3. See "BIOS Version" item in main menu.
4. Please verify that the BIOS Version is R0090J1.
4. Press the F9 key to load default BIOS configuration. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
5. Press the F10 key to save changes and exit. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
6. After this your system will boot again and start up Windows.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
BIOS Update (Beta)
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32 bits
Version BIOS
R0092J1
Size BIOS
1.5Mb
File Name
vgn-fs415m_r0092j1.exe
Date
13/04/2006
Information
BIOS Update R0092J1
This BIOS Update fixes following issue : - Resolve the problem with Sony-Ericsson GPRS Card.

1. Download Instructions

1. Download the file "VGN-FS4xxx_R0092J1.exe", and save it to a download directory (ex. C:\Download).


2. Installation

1. Close all running applications.
2. Click Browse. Specify the directory C:\Download\.
3. Select the file VGN-FS4xxx_R0092J1.exe. Click Open.
4. A Window will appear. Please follow the instructions on this window.
5. Click on the Update-button to start the BIOS-update
6. Wait while BIOS is being updated. PLEASE DO NOT INTERRUPT THE PROCESS!
7. Please shutdown the computer when the update is finished.
8. Turn on the computer.

3. How to check the BIOS version :
1. Turn on the computer.
2. Press F2 to enter BIOS Setup when Sony Logo appears
3. See "BIOS Version" item in main menu.
4. Please verify that the BIOS Version is R0092J1.
4. Press the F9 key to load default BIOS configuration. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
5. Press the F10 key to save changes and exit. “Yes” is highlighted. Press Enter to confirm.
6. After this your system will boot again and start up Windows.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
SonicStage Mastering Studio Writing Function Update Program
Operating Systems
Windows XP 32/64 bits
Version Driver
1.0.00.04130
Size Driver
2.12Mb
File Name
ep0000178329.exe
Date
27/05/2009
Information
SonicStage Mastering Studio Writing Function Update Program 1.0.00.04130
What is this?
SonicStage Mastering Studio is an application which allows to convert analog audio to high quality digital audio files, and burn them to disc.
Is this relevant for you?
It is required to install it, if you use SonicStage Mastering Studio and you have upgraded to the latest version of SonicStage.
What does it fix?
This update fixes the issue that SonicStage Mastering Studio cannot be started after installation of SonicStage v5.2.

How do I perform this update?
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 EP0000178329.exe again to install the new version. Wait while the wizard updates your software.
When the installation is complete, restart the VAIO.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
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
Information
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-FS415M
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
Information
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-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
1.18Mb
File Name
fs4_h_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
1.42Mb
File Name
fs4_h_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
1.49Mb
File Name
fs4_h_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
1.38Mb
File Name
fs4_h_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
1.18Mb
File Name
fs4_h_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
1.44Mb
File Name
fs4_h_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
1.19Mb
File Name
fs4_h_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
1.37Mb
File Name
fs4_h_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
1.16Mb
File Name
fs4_h_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
1.43Mb
File Name
fs4_h_ru.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
1.4Mb
File Name
fs4_h_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FS415M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
1.15Mb
File Name
fs4_h_se.pdf
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