Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Windows 7 32/64 bits
This utility will install the original shipped version of the VAIO Care for the Sony VAIO
VAIO Care, Version 18.104.22.16830 for Microsoft Windows 7
This utility will install the originally shipped version of the VAIO Care for the Sony VAIO computers listed below.
*** Note: This application can also be launched by pressing the ‘ASSIST’ button.
IMPORTANT NOTES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
For a clean OS install, this VAIO Care package requires the following installation order of drivers and utilities:1. Install all device drivers
2. Install Sony Shared Library
3. Install Sony Notebook Utilities
4. Install VAIO Location Utility
5. Install VAIO Hardware Diagnostics
6. Install VAIO Care
This utility is only for use with the following Sony VAIO Computers: VGN;VGC;VGX;VPC
Do not install this utility with any other model of computer (including other Sony computers sold worldwide).
During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download And Installation Instructions
Please follow the steps below to download and install the SOAVCA-00245717-0042.EXE program.
1. Download the SOAVCA-00245717-0042.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAVCA-00245717-0042.EXE file to begin the installation.
3. Click the “Yes” button on the “User Account Control” window.
4. If the “Select Language” window appears, select the language you wish to use and click the “OK” button.
5. At the “Select Country” screen, select the country for the installation and click the “Next” button.
6. At the "Welcome to VAIO Care Setup Program" window, click the “Next” button.
7. Read the Software License Agreement and click the "I Agree" button.
8. At the "Finish" screen, click the “Finish” button.
9. At the “This system must be restarted to complete the installation” screen, click the “OK” button to restart the system.
The installation of the VAIO Care is completed.