Sony VGN-FZ21M Download Drivers, Utilities, Manual and Firmware

Available 78 files for VGN-FZ21M
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
SMS Audio Filter Function
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
2.3.03.10220
Size Driver
4.46Mb
File Name
soamaf-01590803-un.exe
Date
09/11/2007
Information
SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter Update Version 2.3.03.10220

This update program resolves the following issues: - Unable to play low bit rate MP3 files in Widows Media Player 11 under Vista when SonicStage Mastering Audio Filter (SSMSAF) is enabled.
- Sound is distorted in Windows Media Center when SSMSAF is enabled.
- Other minor issues.

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. Click Continue if prompted by the Windows User Account Control.
5. The SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 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-FZ21M
Description
VAIO Camera Capture Utility
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
2.7.01.08030
Size Utilities
9.18Mb
File Name
soaccu-01363007-un.exe
Date
27/11/2007
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
Description
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface Library
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
2.1.01.10292
Size Driver
11.8Mb
File Name
soavcx-01594900-un.exe
Date
18/12/2007
Information
VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface Library 2.1.01.10292

This update improves support for VAIO Movie Story.

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 SOAVCX-01594900-UN.exe.
4. Click "Continue" at the Windows Account Control dialog box.
5. Click "OK" when prompted to uninstall existing version.
6. Wait while Setup performs the requested operation.
7. Click "Next" and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
8. Click "Finish" when the InstallShiled Wizard Complete message is displayed.

To verify that this installation was successful: 1. Open "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VcmXml\Version.txt".
2. The version numbers mentioned in the Version.txt file should include "2.1.01.10292".
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
VAIO Entertainment Platform
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
3.0.01
Size Driver
2.91Mb
File Name
soavep-01580500-un.exe
Date
21/11/2007
Information
VAIO Entertainment Platform Update Patch 3.0.01
This update patch resolves the issue where the "VAIO Original Function Settings" Wizard cannot be completed successfully.
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this update and save it to your hard disk drive.
3. When the download is complete, locate the downloaded file in the location you specified.
4. Double-click the downloaded file to run it.
5. Click Continue at the User Account Control dialog box.
6. Click Next and Wait while the wizard updates your software.
7. Ensure "Yes, I want to restart my computer" and click Finish to restart your computer.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
Description
VAIO Music Box
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
1.1.02.12100
Size Driver
7.46Mb
File Name
soavmb-01581501-un.exe
Date
06/02/2008
Information
VAIO MusicBox Update Program 1.1.02.12100
This update solves the following issue: Japanese characters appear in some language environments.

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 SOAVMB-01581501-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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
Description
NVIDIA Video Driver Registry Patch
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
070830
Size Driver
295.18Kb
File Name
nvdvid-01587600-un.exe
Date
16/11/2007
Information
Graphics Driver Registry Patch 070830
What is this?
A registry patch is a small application which will just change some lines in the Windows registry.
As this is an immediate process, running a registry patch will normally only take a second. So if you do not see anything happening, that is probably because the necessary changes are already applied.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to all users apply this registry patch
What does it fix?
This update resolves the issue of movie playback becoming white when a projector is connected via VGA.

How do I perform this update?
1. Exit all running programs.
2. Download this file and save it to a download directory.
3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click it to start the installation.
4. Click Continue at the User Account Control dialog box.
5. If the "Program Compatibility Assistant" dialog box is shown, click "This program installs correctly".
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
SATA Driver Intel (Non-RAID)
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
8.5.0.1032
Size Driver
771.56Kb
File Name
ep0000165352.exe
Date
21/11/2008
Information
SATA Driver (Intel) (Non-RAID) 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 EP0000165352.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-FZ21M
Description
SigmaTel Audio Driver
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
6.10.5614.0
Size Driver
6.6Mb
File Name
stdaud-01487701-un.exe
Date
18/12/2007
Information
SigmaTel™ High Definition Audio CODEC Driver 6.10.5614.0

This update resolves audio issues and improves audio playback.

1. Download the update and save it to a download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Close all running programs.
3. Open Windows Programs and Features (Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.)
4. Double-click "SigmaTel Audio" or "IDT Audio" (depending on the VAIO model) to uninstall it and click "Continue".
5. Click "OK" to completely remove the selected software.
6. Click "Finish" and restart the computer.
7. If the "Found New Hardware" Wizard appears after Windows has completely rebooted, click Cancel. (skip this step if the wizard does not appear)
8. Go to the download directory and double-click "STDAUD-01487701-UN.exe".
9. Click "Continue".
10. Click Next and wait while the Wizard installs the new software
11. When the installation completed dialog box appears, ensure that "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" is selected and click "Finish".
12. The computer automatically restarts.
TROUBLESHOOTING : I just updated my driver and now I have no sound anymore!
After installing this driver, some audio settings are reset to factory defaults. To change the default audio settings, do the following steps:Click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Playback or Recording tabs -> change audio settings back to your preferences..

To verify that the installation is successful: 1. Open Device Manager > expand "Sound, video and game controllers" > double-click "SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC" > click Driver tab.
2. Driver Date is: 13/09/2007.
3. Driver Version is: 6.10.5614.0.
4. Digital Signature is: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Microsoft Hotfix
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
KB947506
Size Driver
752.62Kb
File Name
ep0000146918.exe
Date
14/04/2008
Information
Microsoft KB947506
What is this?
A Microsoft Hotfix is a small patch designed to address specific issues. Sometimes we provide these though the VAIO Support website, in case: Microsoft does not provide them through Windows Update
Certain VAIO computers require this hotfix to be installed.
Is this relevant for you?
This hotfix needs to be installed when your VAIO comes installed with a Windows Vista Language Pack, and you want to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
What does it fix?
This Microsoft Hotfix tackles some issues with installation of Vista SP1 on computers that have a Vista Language Pack installed.
If the hotfix is not installed, the Windows Update program may not work correctly.
IMPORTANT: please make sure to install KB937287 before this Hotfix. This update can be found in the downloads section on www.vaio-link.com. KB937287 is also available through Windows Update.
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 EP0000146918.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-FZ21M
Description
Microsoft Hotfix Package
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
KB937287
Size Driver
4.7Mb
File Name
ep0000146911.exe
Date
19/03/2008
Information
Microsoft Hotfix KB937287 Update Program 1.0 - 20080306 for Windows Vista

This hotfix is a prerequisite for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Please read the following Microsoft KB article for further details: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937287
How do I update my software?
1. Download the update and save it to a download directory.
2. Go the download directory, and double-click the downloaded file to start the installation.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the update.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Original Drivers Package
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Driver
Originally Installed
Size Driver
113.43Mb
File Name
fz21_drivers.zip
Date
15/11/2007
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.
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Original Utilities Package
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32 bits
Version Utilities
Originally Installed
Size Utilities
35.2Mb
File Name
fz2_utilities.zip
Date
16/01/2008
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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-FZ21M
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-FZ21M
Description
VAIO Movie Story
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Driver
1.5.01.05120
Size Driver
93.65Mb
File Name
ep0000224601.exe
Date
23/06/2010
Information
VAIO Movie Story Upgrade - 1.5.01.05120
What is this?
VAIO Movie Story is an application which allows to easily create a high-quality movie with a theme and soundtrack, based on imported video and pictures.
Is this relevant for you?
It is recommended to install this update if you use VAIO Movie Story.
What does it fix?
Fixed bugs:1.Problem that title might not enter after opening saved project.
2.Problem that the scene might become black or white.
3.Problem that the scene is distorted when writing it by different aspect ratio.
4.Problem of terminating abnormally when application ends.

Other changes:1.Improvement of each performance.
2.AVC HD High Profile available.
3.Function of font size changing.
4.Function of scene trimming.
5.Function of BGM recommendation.
6.AVC 720P format available.
7.Function of smile and blur image detection.
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 EP0000224601.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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
Description
BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500A-VN
Operating Systems
Windows Vista 32/64 bits
Version Firmware
1.7f
Size Firmware
2.22Mb
File Name
ep0000211302.exe
Date
30/12/2009
Information
BD-Combo Drive Firmware BC-5500A-VN 1.7f
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 disc compatibility.
What does it fix?
Improved read- and writeability for DVD media
Bugfixes regaring DVD-RAM writing and CPRM authentication
Improved readability for CD-Rom and BD-R media
8cm disc adapter detection

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 EP0000211302.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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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
Information
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-FZ21M
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-FZ21M
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-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
1.62Mb
File Name
fz2_h_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Czech
Size Manual
2.49Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_pl_ro_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
1.61Mb
File Name
fz2_h_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
0.3Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Dutch
Size Manual
0.85Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_nl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
1.62Mb
File Name
fz2_h_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
0.3Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
English
Size Manual
22.48Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_en.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
1.6Mb
File Name
fz2_h_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
0.43Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Finnish
Size Manual
1.53Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
1.62Mb
File Name
fz2_h_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
0.25Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
French
Size Manual
0.87Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_fr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
1.64Mb
File Name
fz2_h_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
0.32Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
German
Size Manual
0.95Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_de.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
1.65Mb
File Name
fz2_h_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
0.35Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Greek
Size Manual
1Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_he.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
1.61Mb
File Name
fz2_h_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Italian
Size Manual
0.86Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_it.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
1.64Mb
File Name
fz2_h_pl.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Polish
Size Manual
2.49Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_pl_ro_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
1.6Mb
File Name
fz2_h_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
0.31Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Portuguese
Size Manual
0.86Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_pt.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
1.61Mb
File Name
fz2_h_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
0.69Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_cz_pl_ro.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Romanian
Size Manual
2.49Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_pl_ro_cz.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
1.66Mb
File Name
fz2_h_ru.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
0.6Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Russian
Size Manual
0.7Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
1.62Mb
File Name
fz2_h_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
0.3Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Spanish
Size Manual
0.86Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_es.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
1.59Mb
File Name
fz2_h_se.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
0.43Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Swedish
Size Manual
1.53Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_se_fi.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Turkish
Size Manual
1.76Mb
File Name
fz2_h_tr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Turkish
Size Manual
0.44Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_tr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Turkish
Size Manual
1.05Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_tr.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
User Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
1.65Mb
File Name
fz2_h_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Troubleshooting and Recovery Guide
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
0.6Mb
File Name
2007q3_rt_ru_ua.pdf
Company
Sony
Categories
Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Model
Sony VGN-FZ21M
Description
Guarantee Documents
Operating Systems
Document PDF
Language Manual
Ukrainian
Size Manual
0.7Mb
File Name
2007q3_guar_ru_ua.pdf
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