WAIT - Read the Required Files section before downloading this file.

Required Downloads

Unless stated otherwise, the file listed below must be installed BEFORE the Battery Checker Utility (Windows 7 32bit) in order for it to work properly. If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page.

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:

  • VPCEK20AL
  • VPCYB20AL
  • VPCYB23KD
  • VPCYB25AB
  • VPCYB25AL
  • VPCYB33KD
  • VPCYB33KX
  • VPCYB35AB
  • VPCYB35AL
  • VPCYB35KX
  • VPCYB45JB
  • VPCYB45JL
  • VPCYB47KD

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Battery Checker Utility software and the following components:
  • VAIO® Control Center
  • VAIO Event Service

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7

File Info

File Name

  • SOABCU-00244705-0041.EXE

File Version

  • 4.5.0.02140

File Size

  • 5.06 MB

Release Date

  • 05-21-2013

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • IMPORTANT: Before installing the Battery Checker Utility, please note the following:
  • If you have performed a clean install of the Windows® 7 operating system, please ensure that all original device drivers from the Sony® support site have been installed on the computer.
  • If you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system, install the Sony Shared Library, Sony Firmware Extension Parser Device Driver,VAIO® Control Center, and the VAIO Event Service. Links to the required files are available in the You May Need This section.
  • 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 SOABCU-00244705-0041.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 SOABCU-00244705-0041.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  6. At the "Battery Checker Ver. 4.5.0.02140 " screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  9. At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Battery Checker Utility is complete.