VAIO Care, Version 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.


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

Warning! This utility is only for use with the following Sony VAIO® Computers:
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-00245717-0041.exe program.

  1. Download the SOAVCA-00245717-0041.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-00245717-0041.EXE to begin the installation.
  3. At “User Account Control” click “Yes”
  4. At “Select Language” please select the language you want to use during the installation and click “OK”
  5. At “Select Country” please select country you want for this installation and click “Next”
  6. At the "Welcome to VAIO Care Setup Program" click “Next”.
  7. Read the Software License Agreement and click "I Agree".
  8. 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.





  • 32 bit


  • 48.61 Mb

Veröffentlicht am:

  • 15.61.2011