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Not Going to Sleep Until Find Drivers..Need Windows Drivers SONY CD-R/RW CRX140E

Q: Not Going to Sleep Until Find Drivers..Need Windows Drivers SONY CD-R/RW CRX140E

I contacted SONY and they told me that they did not have the drivers for this Hardware. They told me I needed a WINDOWS driver. My operating system is Windows 98. Help

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A: Not Going to Sleep Until Find Drivers..Need Windows Drivers SONY CD-R/RW CRX140E

You already posted this same question in hardware.
Keep it to one thread.
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I took a CD-R/RW out of another machine and tried to install in another computer (operating on windows 98). I called SONY to get drivers and they told me that they did not have them. I would either have to go to the computer manufactuer or Microsoft. Please help me, and tell me how to install the drivers. SONY CD-R/RW CRX140E Windows 98. Thanks for your help in advance. Also the drivers that I have downloaded...I am un-zipping them and then there is no function or option after that....I really need some clear directions.


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A:Not able to find drivers for Windows 7, no product support offered by Sony

Have you tried the Vista drivers? I have found they work in most cases.
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Hi there
for nearly every Sony Vaio model use the ASIAN Site -- they've even got hard to find stuff like the drivers for the Dual Sony MMC SDHC card reader.

Original Drivers and Applications for VPCEH/EJ Series (Windows 7 64-Bit) : Download : Sony Asia Pacific

(Other models too -- I was just chasing down stuff for a model I've been using).

Forget about those VILE sites that sucker you in to "Free Driver Search" -- and when they find something you have to PAY to access the relevant area (We call this stuff "Sneakerware" and it's becoming more and more prevalent - they say FREE DOWNLOAD-- but that's all that's free is the Download !!!!!)

Don't use DriverMax or sites like those any more. All this stuff is FREEWARE anyway.


A:Hard to find Sony VAIO drivers try HERE

Good find jimbo +1
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anela said:

Hi I have a sony vaio laptop model number PCG 662N that has no audio since I upgraded to windows xp. Could anyone please assist me with this. I could not get any help on the sony web site either.Click to expand...

from windows xp: click "start">>click "all programs">>click" windows update"...
windows update services will then try to update all devices in your laptop and will also update windows OS...

or from Control Panel>>Performance and Maintenance>>Administrative Tools>>Computer Management>>device manager, right click your device, then click update services will try locate any update driver for your device...

or copy and paste: %SystemRoot%\system32\compmgmt.msc /s, then right click device manager, right click your device, then click update...
all methods require an internet connection...
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A:[HELP] Can't find drivers for Sony VAIO SVE 14A15FG

Try here:

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Any ideas where I might be able to find these for free on the web??

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Thanks in advance for any help!!


(btw, I apologize if this issue has already been covered, but I tried searching a few times and I'm getting some kind of fatal error..?)

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Hello Chris

Go to Device Manager to identify the sound system and then search online for drivers

Right click My Computer/Properties/Hardware/Device Manager.
Click the + at sound
If it is Realtek go to the Realtek website and look for XP drivers.

You can do the same for all the drivers.
Be sure to create a System Restore point before installing a driver
Only install one driver at a time and make sure it is working properly before installing another one.

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Hi all,

I have been in great fuss looking for drivers but all in vain.
The sound card seems fine and produces a welcome sound at the Vaio logo appearance on booting. Afterwards there is no sound on playback. I just feel tired looking for those drivers any further.
I am looking for

1) Audio driver
2) Camera driver

The model number is: Sony Vaio PCG-8V2M

Please revert in case u land up at something worth a shot.


A:Can't find drivers for Audio and Camera for Sony Vaio PCG-8V2M

The Sony site only lists Windows XP drivers for this model and the XP drivers are incompatible. Thus, if windows has installed the generic HD Audio Codec, that is the best you will be able to acquire.

I have no idea about a camera driver.
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A:Where can I find working drivers for a Sony Vaio laptop that was bought in Taiwan?

go into device manager, right click on it select remove, then reboot the computer and let windows find it and reinstall it for you.
let us know if this works for you.
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A:Base System Device drivers error - unable to find drivers

Have you downloaded the Windows 7 drivers from the HP site.
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have you formatted the disk before trying to use it
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A:Need help with Sony Vaio windows 7 drivers!!!

Download from here:

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Have you looked here:
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A:Sony VGC-LT18E update Windows 7 no drivers

Welcome to Seven Forums.
Since you previously had Vista installed I'm guessing you had the 32 bit version, because you shouldn't have any problems using the Vista drivers in compatibility mode Compatibility Mode Vista of course unless they only offer them in the 32 bit version.

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A:Sony Vaio VGN-AR71S missing drivers after windows 7 upgrade

Quote: Originally Posted by yorky46

I recently upgraded my Sony Vaio VGN-AR71S laptop to Windows 7.
All went well apart from two issues.
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..and secondly
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I appreciate any help or advice you can give


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Quote: Originally Posted by Roboticon

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I've been trying to install a Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A but every time I do, it says that it cannot find the drivers. I've attempted to download and install some versions of the drivers meant for older versions of Windows, but those didn't work either.

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All I see is an XP Driver here,

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A:General Question - Windows Installed Drivers Vs OEM Website Drivers

Some manufacturers offer an utility that helps you identify what stuff you have in the laptop, I think Acer did.
You can also try the hardware-detection program this forum has, this tutorial

Also check the driver version, as some manufacturer list multiple driver versions and you only need the latest (usually, otherwise take the last version that works).

Also, installers of these drivers usually look up the hardware IDs of the hardware and if they don't detect anything that could benefit from them will abort installation. Some instead install anyway and you will have some drivers you won't need, but won't cause any issue as again Win7 knows that they don't match any hardware ID, and will leave them alone.

So, you may have noticed that I am talking of Hardware IDs, that are basically each device's own "calling card" integrated in each device, you can identify the hardware by looking up its hardware ID and then searching it on Google to convert that code into a human-readable device model and brand.

Open device manager, right-click on an unknown device, click on "properties", then go in the "details" tab of its properties panel from Device Manager, click on the drop-down menu and select "Hardware IDs". right-click on the codes you get on the text panel below it and select copy, then search the code on Google to identify the device.
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First. Do not connect the usb device.

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A:Windows cannot find 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ntndis.exe

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.

Please do not install or uninstall any programmes, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so.

You appear to have infections that are often used to steal passwords, log in details etc. If you use any banking sites or other sites where you are required to log in using a password, I would recommend you use a known clean machine to change any passwords.

We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

Please read all the information carefully!

You MUST disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications - please read this thread as a guide. They may otherwise interfere with our tools and interrupt the cleansing process.

Please include the log C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply for further review.
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have you tried to uninstall the drivers and program, reboot the pc, than try to reinstall the dirvers and program?
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Right here no?
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