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:
About this download
Benefits and improvementsThis utility will install the originally shipped version of the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics software.
- Windows® 8 64-bit
- 21.18 Mb
Before You Start
- IMPORTANT: Before installing the VAIO Hardware Diagnostics software, please note the following:
- If you have performed a clean install of the Windows® 8 operating system, please ensure that all original device drivers from the Sony® support site have been installed on the computer.
- It is not necessary to revert to the original drivers for any drivers that you have properly installed updates from the Sony support site.
- If you have performed a clean install of the Windows 8 operating system, please install all required files.
- During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
- 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
- Download the EP0000551914.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
- Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000551914.exe file to begin the installation.
- At the "User Account Control" window, click "Yes".
- At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
- At the "VAIO Hardware Diagnostics Ver. 188.8.131.52500" screen, click "Next".
- At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
- At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
- 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 VAIO Hardware Diagnostics Software is complete.