Sound driver

By Exuberant
Feb 1, 2009
  1. I'm looking for a sound driver for the Sony vaio, PCG-Z1XGP. The sound was working fine, until I replaced the hard drive.
    I was told the 'VGN-Z1' is the same as the 'PCG-Z1' so I tried downloading that sudio/sound driver. it did not work. It said "THIS UPGRADE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE WITH YOUR COMPUTER MODEL"
    Could I please have some help with getting my sound working again..

    Tbh, I'm not too smart with this kind of thing. So detailed instructions or whatever would be nice.
  2. InsaneVr6

    InsaneVr6 TS Enthusiast Posts: 221

    Apparently there are alot of problems with people finding the correct driver for this computer on the internet. If you did not get a driver CD with the laptop then I suggest that you call Sony themselves.

    By doing a quick search another user 'slyman' cant find the driver and has joined many forums with no luck. He also encountered the same error with the PCG-ZI driver for he VGN-Z1.

    I would call Sony or do a system reinstall. If you have the original CD that with your computer the drivers may be on there or in a separate partition on your computer.
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    What operating system are you using? Windows XP?
  4. Exuberant

    Exuberant TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes, I am using XP. If you have another solution, please post. :)

    InsaneVr6, thank you. I might call sony later, if I have time. :)
  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

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