Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • VGC-JS410F
  • VGC-JS430F
  • VGC-JS450F
  • VGC-JS470T
  • VGN-AW420D
  • VGN-AW420F
  • VGN-AW450F
  • VGN-FW510D
  • VGN-FW510F
  • VGN-FW518F
  • VGN-FW520D
  • VGN-FW520F
  • VGN-FW530F
  • VGN-FW548F
  • VGN-FW550F
  • VGN-FW560D
  • VGN-FW560F
  • VGN-FW580TF
  • VGN-NW210AE
  • VGN-NW215T
  • VGN-NW220AF
  • VGN-NW220F
  • VGN-NW225F
  • VGN-NW226F
  • VGN-NW228F
  • VGN-NW230G
  • VGN-NW230T
  • VGN-NW235D
  • VGN-NW235F
  • VGN-NW238F
  • VGN-NW240D
  • VGN-NW240F
  • VGN-NW242F
  • VGN-NW250AF
  • VGN-NW250D
  • VGN-NW250F
  • VGN-NW250T
  • VGN-NW260AF
  • VGN-NW265D
  • VGN-NW265F
  • VGN-NW270D
  • VGN-NW270F
  • VGN-NW270T
  • VGN-NW275F
  • VGN-NW280F
  • VGN-SR510G
  • VGN-SR520G
  • VGN-SR525G
  • VGN-SR530A
  • VGN-SR530G
  • VGN-SR530TF
  • VGN-SR540G
  • VGN-Z820D
  • VGN-Z820G
  • VGN-Z850G
  • VGN-Z870A
  • VGN-Z870TG
  • VGN-Z880G
  • VGNFW590
  • VGNFW590C
  • VGNFW590F
  • VGNFW590G
  • VGNFW590H
  • VGNFW590T
  • VGNFW599GBB
  • VGNFW599GCB
  • VGNSR590
  • VGNSR590C
  • VGNSR590F
  • VGNSR590G
  • VGNSR590T
  • VGNSR599G1B
  • VGNSR599GBB
  • VGNSR599GCB
  • VGNSR599GDB
  • VGNSR599GEB
  • VGNSR599GKB
  • VGNZ890
  • VGNZ890C
  • VGNZ890F
  • VGNZ890G
  • VGNZ890H
  • VGNZ890T
  • VGNZ898H
  • VGNZ899GAB
  • VGNZ899GBB
  • VGNZ899GCB
  • VGNZ899GPB
  • VGNZ899GRB
  • VGNZ899GSB
  • VPCCW12FL
  • VPCCW13FB
  • VPCCW13FD
  • VPCCW13FL
  • VPCCW13FX
  • VPCCW14FX
  • VPCCW15FL
  • VPCCW15FX
  • VPCCW17FD
  • VPCCW17FX
  • VPCCW18FX
  • VPCCW190L
  • VPCCW190S
  • VPCCW190X
  • VPCCW19FL
  • VPCCW19FS
  • VPCCW19FX
  • VPCCW19GL
  • VPCCW19GS
  • VPCCW19GX
  • VPCCW1EFX
  • VPCCW1FFX
  • VPCCW1HGX
  • VPCCW1PFX
  • VPCCW1TFX
  • VPCCW1UFX
  • VPCL111FX
  • VPCL112GX
  • VPCL113FX
  • VPCL114FD
  • VPCL114FL
  • VPCL114FX
  • VPCL116FX
  • VPCL117FX

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the VAIO Care software patch version 1.0 to resolve the following issues:
  • The "Reinstall an application or driver" feature does not work when using the recovery media
  • The VAIO Care application is unintentionally uninstalled when inserting the recovery media

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • SOAVCA-00000888-1042.EXE

File Version

  • 1.0

File Size

  • 0.42 MB

Release Date

  • 03-11-2010

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this file, 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 for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Download the SOAVCA-00000888-1042.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAVCA-00000888-1042.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "VAIO Care Patch" screen, click "Next".
  6. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  7. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  8. If the "Program Compatibility Assistant" screen appears, click "This program installed correctly".

The installation of the VAIO Care Software Patch is complete.