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Sony Vaio VPCZ13M9E install Windows 10 drivers and software

This publish is to assist individuals with the Sony Vaio VPCZ13M9E or comparable to assist them improve to Home windows 10, set up the unique Sony Vaio software program, and get drivers working.

NOTES:

  • My working system is Home windows 10 Professional construct 10586.
  • Most instructions or purposes have to be run as administrator. Remember to settle for when the Consumer Account Management pops up. You’ll be able to run straight as administrator by proper clicking on the exe and select it from contextual menu.
  • The VPCZ13M9E unique software program and drivers will be nonetheless downloaded from Sony. Most of them require to be run in Home windows 7 compatibility mode and as administrator. It is strongly recommended to take a neighborhood backup of the information. Take them from Sony Assist Website:
    http://www.sony.co.uk/assist/en/product/vpcz13m9e

ENABLE ADVANCED BIOS MENU

In an effort to obtain full performance, is necessary to patch the BIOS to make seen the hidden superior configuration choices. This Vaio mannequin makes use of the InsydeH2O BIOS that has hidden options however will be re-enabled. My BIOS model is R3031C3 which is the newest model. The steps are as straightforward as comply with:

  1. Learn the BIOS and dump it to a file.
  2. Edit it with a python script or manually with some hex editor like wxHexEditor
  3. Write again the modified BIOS to your pc.

For the specifics go to the devoted thread:
Insyde hacking – New Vaio Z – Superior menu in BIOS (UTILITIES)

NVIDIA DEDICATED GRAPHICS DRIVER

To get working the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M, you want to configure the BIOS for static utilization, obtain the official nvidia drivers and patch them so you may set up the motive force with management panel:

  1. Go go the BIOS, offered that the superior menu is enabled. Then go to Superior -> Peripheral Configuration -> VGA Switching Coverage -> set it to [Static]
  2. The bodily Dynamic Hybrid Graphics System change that’s on the nook of the keyboard, set it to SPEED. The inexperienced led ought to mild when beginning Home windows.
  3. Disable Home windows 10 Quick Startup: http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-fast-startup-turn-off-windows-10-a.html
  4. Disable Home windows 10 driver signature verification or enforcement, so you may set up unsigned drivers: http://www.howtogeek.com/167723/how…8.1-so-that-you-can-install-unsigned-drivers/
  5. Obtain newest nVidia drivers for the 330m. In my case I’ve downloaded the file “341.95-notebook-win10-64bit-international.exe” and it is working completely.
  6. Double click on the exe file to extract the contents of the installer. I might recommend leaving it to default: “C:NVIDIADisplayDriver341.95Win8_WinVista_Win7_64Worldwide”. The set up will begin additionally however will fail when checking the system. That is regular, simply hit shut.
  7. Now you want to obtain the Vaio Z1 330m INF Patcher: http://discussion board.notebookreview.com/threads/vaio_z1_330m_inf_patcher-exe-v4-8-zip-mirror.794603/
  8. Run “VAIO_Z1_330M_INF_Patcher.exe”. Select Allow Check mode -> Restart home windows -> Choose nVidia folder -> Select 3D Imaginative and prescient patch or VGA Patch (I feel you may solely have certainly one of them on the similar time).
  9. Now it is best to be capable to set up the motive force with the nvidia management panel. It is strongly recommended to disable the choice “NVIDIA GeForce Expertise” (associated to SHIELD streaming), as a result of may cause points or excessive cpu utilization.
  10. You’ll be able to backup the “C:NVIDIA” folder as a result of is already patched or simply delete it.

You’ll be able to change your graphics card from the discrete nVidia to the built-in Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (GMA HD) everytime you need, however to make the modifications efficient you want to restart the pc. The one approach to do it immediately whereas the working system is operating is with the official Sony drivers which can be solely accessible for Home windows 7, both “NVIDIA_Graphics_Driver_8.16.11.9024_x32.zip” or “NVIDIA_Graphics_Driver_8.16.11.9024_x64.zip”.

Extra info:
http://discussion board.notebookreview.com/threads/latest-vpc-z1-330m-drivers-for-the-bios-hack-people.602497/
http://discussion board.notebookreview.com/threads/my-discoveries-on-vaio-z’s-hybrid-graphics.342947/

SYNAPTICS TOUCHPAD

Go to http://www.synaptics.com/assets/drivers/ and obtain Home windows 10 PS/2 & SMBus Units v19.0.19.1* model or increased. In my case my downloaded model is:

http://drivers.synaptics.com/Synapt…4__Win10__Signed__MS_Win10_UXUI_PS2_SMbus.zip

and works completely. In case you are having downside with the replace, go to Management Panel -> Gadget supervisor and uninstall the Synaptics driver. Most likely will reinstall once more, so revert it to an older model. Then it is best to be capable to replace efficiently each synaptics software program and driver.

Now you may allow the superior gestures within the Synaptics pointing machine that’s within the system tray, and for instance permit to scroll with two fingers up and down and to the edges like in mac, and scroll with one finger too.

RICOH PCIe MEMORY STICK HOST CONTROLLER
RICOH MEMORY CARD READER SD
RICOH SD DRIVER

There is no such thing as a setup.exe to put in straight these driver, you must go manually to Gadget Supervisor and select to put in driver from native path. Obtain from sony and extract these information, then select the listing the place the extracted information are:

Ricoh_Memory_Card_Reader_SD_6.13.3.2_x32.zip
Ricoh_MemoryStick_Driver_6.13.3.3_x64.zip
Ricoh_SD_Driver_6.13.3.4_x32.zip
Ricoh_SD_Driver_6.13.3.4_x64.zip

SONY FIRMWARE EXTENSION PARSER DEVICE

The identical because the earlier publish, extract the next archive and choose the extracted folder from Gadget Supervisor:

Sony_Firmware_Extension_Parser_Device_Driver_8.0.1.2.zip

RECOVERY PARTITION

You probably have deleted the restoration partition to fully set up Home windows 10 as UEFI, do not run these applications. They may notify you that the restoration partition is lacking.

Rescue Knowledge Replace Program – v. 2.6.3.07240: EP0000322186.exe
Rescue Knowledge(x86) Replace Program – 2.6.2.13080: EP0000320626.exe
VAIO Care Restoration – 1.1.1.13230: EP0000321150.msi

SONY PMB PICTURE MOTION BROWSER

Image Movement Browser (Sony PMB) can performs again AVCHD M2TS video information on most computer systems. You’ll be able to routinely organise photos and flicks into folders or based on the date that they had been shot, just by importing them into your VAIO with PMB.

Apparently Sony PMB Image Movement Browser has been discontinued. Sony Image Utility is required to put in this software program. The information accessible from sony for this software program are merely updates, these ones:
PMB VAIO Version Information replace 1.5.00.03020: EP0000244498.exe
PMB VAIO Version addon- 1.5.10.06150: EP0000250759.exe
URL to obtain SOAOTH-70186741-US.EXE: https://esupport.sony.com/swu/5134/LA/EN/
URL2: http://assist.d-imaging.sony.co.jp/www/disoft/jp/pmb/obtain/info_e/replace3005_e.html
Mirror: http://www.qweas.com/downloads/graphic/viewers/downloads-picture-motion-browser.html
Sony Image Utility 4.3.03.07070:

Latest software program to interchange it’s the Sony PlayMemories House model 5.2.01:
http://assist.d-imaging.sony.co.jp/www/disoft/int/obtain/playmemories-home/win/en/index.html

Discussion board publish: https://neighborhood.sony.com/t5/Cybershot-Cameras/PMB-Sony-Image-Utility/td-p/554171

In any case, I wasn’t unable to get Image Movement Browser working. Sony PlayMemories however put in appropriately so it’s the beneficial.

VAIO SMART NETWORK

To put in VAIO Sensible Community – 3.3.1.08110: EP0000229020.exe
Extract the exe with Winrar or comparable, and enter the extracter folder.
Run setup.exe with compatibility mode with Home windows 7. It will let you uninstall earlier model if already put in and even this newest one, and reinstall once more.
In the event you attempt to uninstall from Management panel it should faill as a result of the uninstaller does not work with Home windows 10.

INTEL RAPID STORAGE

In the event you nonetheless have the SSD drives set in RAID 0, it is advisable to obtain the newest Intel Fast Storage Know-how (Intel RST) driver: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/55005/Intel-Fast-Storage-Know-how-Intel-RST-
The model accessible in the present day is the Intel RST 14.8.0.1042. If the RAID the motive force could fail to put in.

BRIGHTNESS CONTROL AND ADDITIONAL VAIO SOFTWARE

In an effort to have in Home windows 10 the identical software program and features had been current in Home windows 7 inventory, it’s required to re-install the correct Sony software program. All the software program is offered for obtain at this second from Sony assist Website. Bear in mind to run the executables as administrator and with Home windows 7 compatibility mode. To uninstall one software run the installer once more with W7 compatibility, when you attempt to uninstall it from Management Panel straight could fail as a result of the uninstaller does not work with W10.

The unique Vaio software program will let you get better the correct features, like: set display brightness straight with Fn+F5 or Fn+F6; view the WAN standing from system tray panel, lengthen or proyect the display over HDMI or VGA with Fn+F7, and normally use all of the features related to the Fn keys amongst different issues.

The software program is: Vaio Software program Replace, Vaio Care, Vaio Management Middle, Vaio Sensible Community. Previous to get this software program working all the opposite software program and drivers have to be put in first, like: Setting Utility Collection, Shared Library, Firmware Extension Parser Gadget driver, and so forth. Reboot as many occasions as needed earlier than confirming that the buttons do not work.

Further hyperlinks:
Not working Fn F5 and F6 keys for brightness management on my Vaio VPCF125FX

ENABLE DUAL BAND (2.4GHz + 5GHz) FOR WIFI

[TIP] The way to allow 5 GHz on Intel Centrino Superior-N 6200 AGN

KNOWN ISSUES

Recognized points:

  • When the pc is suspended, after making an attempt to renew it crashes to a blue display of demise with the message UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION. Disable quick startup on Home windows, and after that faux to reinstall the drivers for all of the storage gadgets. This video clarify the right way to forestall the problem from occurring: Repair Blue Display of demise on Microsoft home windows 10/8/7
  • When operating ssd benchmark software program on the “Delock Categorical Card > 1 x USB 3.Zero merchandise 62425”, after some seconds the pc freezes and a blue display of demise seems with the message: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR.

USEFUL LINKS
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