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 Care Performance Patch (Windows 8.1 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.

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:

  • SVT21223CXB
  • SVT21223CYB
  • SVT21225CXB
  • SVT21226CXB
  • SVT21227CXB
  • SVT21228CXB
  • SVT212290X

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the VAIO Care™ Performance Patch.

For computers that have had a clean install of the Windows® 8.1 operating system, it also resolves and issue where the brightness cannot be adjusted after the computer resumes from sleep mode.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 8.1 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000552241.exe

File Version

  • 1.0.0.10300

File Size

  • 2.86 Mb

Release Date

  • 05-06-2014

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 EP0000552241.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 EP0000552241.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" window, click the "Yes" button.
  5. The package will be silently installed.
  6. Please wait while the installation completes.
  7. Restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the VAIO Care Performance Patch is complete.