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

Required Downloads

Unless stated otherwise, the file listed below must be installed BEFORE the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics Software (Windows 7 64bit) in order for it to work properly. If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page.

This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

Please install AFTER installing the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics software. This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

Please install AFTER installing the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics software. This update is required if you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system (i.e., installed from a commercial, off-the-shelf, version rather than using the Recovery Wizard or Recovery Media).

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:

  • SVF14321CLW
  • SVF14322CXB
  • SVF14322CXW
  • SVF14323CLW
  • SVF14325CBW
  • SVF14325CLB
  • SVF14325CLW
  • SVF14325CXB
  • SVF14325CXW
  • SVF14325PLB
  • SVF143290X
  • SVF1432ACXB
  • SVF1432ACXW
  • SVF15323CXB
  • SVF15323CXW
  • SVF15324CXB
  • SVF15324CXW
  • SVF15325CBB
  • SVF15325CBW
  • SVF15325CDB
  • SVF15325CLB
  • SVF15325CLW
  • SVF15328CXB
  • SVF15328CXW
  • SVF153290S
  • SVF153290X
  • SVF1532ACXB
  • SVF1532ACXW
  • SVF1532ACYW
  • SVF1532AGXB
  • SVF1532APXB
  • SVF1532BCXB
  • SVF1532BCXW
  • SVF1532BGXB
  • SVF1532CCXB
  • SVF1532CCXW
  • SVF1532DCXB
  • SVF1532DCXP
  • SVF1532DCXW
  • SVF1532DCYW

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the VAIO® Hardware Diagnostics software.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000552236.exe

File Version

  • 4.11.0.09260

File Size

  • 11.61 Mb

Release Date

  • 05-05-2014

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • IMPORTANT: In order for this installation to install and function properly, please note the following:
    1. 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.
    2. If you have performed a clean install of the Windows 7 operating system, please install in order, the Sony Shared Library, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Power Management, VAIO Location Utility, VAIO Hardware Diagnostics, VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic, and VAIO Care software. Links to these files are available in the "You Need This" section on this page.
  • 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 EP0000552236.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 EP0000552236.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

The installation of the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics software is complete.