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:

  • VPCEH290S

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Atheros AR3011 Bluetooth Adapter software.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000551254.exe

File Version


File Size

  • 129.59 Mb

Release Date

  • 08-05-2011

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. Download the EP0000551254.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 EP0000551254.exe file to begin the installation.
  3. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  4. If the "Select Language" screen appears, select the language you wish to use, and then click "OK".
  5. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  6. At the "Atheros AR3011 Bluetooth® Adapter Ver." 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 "Finish" 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 Atheros AR3011 Bluetooth Adapter is complete.