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Get what you need at www.sony.com/support

Posted on May 03, 2010

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SOURCE: HELLO, I INSTALL WINDOWS XP ON MY SONY VAIO VGC-

Right click the free area on your desktop, choose Properties, go to Settings tab and change the display resolution slider to the native resolution of your display, which is I beleive 1280x768 pixels.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Sony Vaio VGC-V517G but the CD/DVD

A Driver is a small piece of software, that allows the Operating System to 'communicate' with a device.

Windows XP is an example of an Operating System. (O/S)
A typical device?
An Optical drive, (CD/DVD), Mouse, Keyboard, and Graphics card, are a few examples.

This is Sony eSupport, and the Drivers download page, for the Sony Vaio VGC-V517G Notebook PC,

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGC-V517G&region_id=1

Go down to the third file listing -
CD/DVD Drives - 2file(s)

Left-click on the + sign before,
CD/DVD Drives -2file(s)

If your optical drive is the Sony DW-D56A, download the second file listed,
(Sony DW-D56A DVD -+RW Optical Drive Firmware Update Utility)

I also suggest you download the first file listed also.

Download both files. Open one at a time. Open one file, then install the file. Then open the other file, install it.

Go to the right, and left-click on the icon that looks like a blue World, with a green down arrow under it.

On the next page go to the right, and left-click on that same icon again. (Under the - Download Now - heading)

Should you need additional info, or help with the above, come back, and state so in a comment.

Or ,have I understood your problem wrongly? If so state it in a comment. Allow me the chance to give you the right information, before you rate the solution.

joecoolvette


Posted on Jan 02, 2010

thinktech09
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SOURCE: Need a Sony Vaio vgc-v517g take apart guide, not

try this:
http://www.docs.sony.com/release/VGCV517_V520G.pdf

it should help!!!

Posted on Jun 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Installed gforce fx 5700 drivers in vgc-v517g and

Hi,
The problem could be caused due to high refresh rate or resolution settings on the video card that are not compatible with the monitor.

Restart the computer and keep tapping on the F8 screen before the windows starts to load. Highlight the option enable VGA mode and hit enter. Your windows would start with defualt settings for the video card. Check if the problem is still there. Otherwise lower the screen resolution and refresh rate according to the monitor you have.


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Hi, With what Sony Vaio computer does the SONY VAIO MODEL VGP-WKB1/G WIRELESS KEYBOARD belong to? Will it work with the Sony Vaio VGC-V517G all-in-one model computer? Thank you. Angelo


Angelo, do you have the installation CD-ROM that came with the keyboard and mouse? If so, it should work just find with your Sony Vaio VGC-V517G all-in-one computer. Let me know if you have any issues.

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Installed gforce fx 5700 drivers in vgc-v517g and


Hi,
The problem could be caused due to high refresh rate or resolution settings on the video card that are not compatible with the monitor.

Restart the computer and keep tapping on the F8 screen before the windows starts to load. Highlight the option enable VGA mode and hit enter. Your windows would start with defualt settings for the video card. Check if the problem is still there. Otherwise lower the screen resolution and refresh rate according to the monitor you have.


Thanks for using Fixya
Proton

Jul 27, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V517G PC Desktop

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I have a Sony Vaio VGC-V517G but the CD/DVD opticle driver does not work Sony sales it for $200. Does some one know where I can get it for cheaper?


A Driver is a small piece of software, that allows the Operating System to 'communicate' with a device.

Windows XP is an example of an Operating System. (O/S)
A typical device?
An Optical drive, (CD/DVD), Mouse, Keyboard, and Graphics card, are a few examples.

This is Sony eSupport, and the Drivers download page, for the Sony Vaio VGC-V517G Notebook PC,

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGC-V517G&region_id=1

Go down to the third file listing -
CD/DVD Drives - 2file(s)

Left-click on the + sign before,
CD/DVD Drives -2file(s)

If your optical drive is the Sony DW-D56A, download the second file listed,
(Sony DW-D56A DVD -+RW Optical Drive Firmware Update Utility)

I also suggest you download the first file listed also.

Download both files. Open one at a time. Open one file, then install the file. Then open the other file, install it.

Go to the right, and left-click on the icon that looks like a blue World, with a green down arrow under it.

On the next page go to the right, and left-click on that same icon again. (Under the - Download Now - heading)

Should you need additional info, or help with the above, come back, and state so in a comment.

Or ,have I understood your problem wrongly? If so state it in a comment. Allow me the chance to give you the right information, before you rate the solution.

joecoolvette


Jan 02, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V517G PC Desktop

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I want to increase my Vaio's Ram. What do I need to do?


Purchase X2 sticks of 2 X 2 GB DDR SDram ram (Matched) Almost obsolete now!!

Switch PC off / remove power plug / remove cover / remove ram stick / replace with X2 ram sticks. Assemble fire up voila.

Dec 03, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGC-V517G PC Desktop

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HELLO, I INSTALL WINDOWS XP ON MY SONY VAIO VGC- V517G BUT THE SCREEN IS NOT FULL SCREEN ON THE MONITOR WHAT CAN I DO?


Right click the free area on your desktop, choose Properties, go to Settings tab and change the display resolution slider to the native resolution of your display, which is I beleive 1280x768 pixels.

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Reboot my sony vaio desktop computer


i have a sony vaio with no disc how do i reboot.

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