WAIT - Read the Required Files section before downloading this file.

Required Downloads

Unless stated otherwise, the file listed below must be installed BEFORE the Sony® Notebook Utilities (Windows 7 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:

  • VPCSA31FX
  • VPCSA31GS
  • VPCSA31GX
  • VPCSA33GS
  • VPCSA33GX
  • VPCSA35GB
  • VPCSA35GL
  • VPCSA35GX
  • VPCSA390S
  • VPCSA390X
  • VPCSA3AFX
  • VPCSA3AGX
  • VPCSA3BGX
  • VPCSA3CGX
  • VPCSA3DGX
  • VPCSA3EGX
  • VPCSA3SGX
  • VPCSB31FD
  • VPCSB31FX
  • VPCSB33GX
  • VPCSB35FL
  • VPCSB35FX
  • VPCSB390L
  • VPCSB390S
  • VPCSB390X
  • VPCSB3AFX
  • VPCSC31FM

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped versions of the following Sony Notebook Utilities:
  • Battery Checker 4.6.0.05310
  • VAIO® Control Center 5.0.0.07070
  • VAIO Power Management 5.5.0.05310

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • SOAOTH-59100000-0042.EXE

File Version

  • 1.0

File Size

  • 103.29 MB

Release Date

  • 08-23-2011

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • It is recommended that the System Settings Program Update (EP0000600768.exe), be installed if you have installed the Sony® Notebook Utilities update before May 17th 2013. A link to the Settings Program Update is available in the You May Need This section.
  • 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 SOAOTH-59100000-0042.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 SOAOTH-59100000-0042.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  6. At the "Sony Notebook Utilities Ver. 1.0" 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 "This system must be restarted to complete the installation" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.
    Note: The installation automatically continues after the computer restarts, please follow the on-screen instructions.
  9. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  10. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  11. 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 Sony Notebook Utilities is complete.