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sony vgn n11s drivers for xp

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Hi there,

Have received in the above laptop and installed XP pro on it to suit our business, unfortunatly unwise old me deleted the partition that holds the recovery software in installing XP, ive got XP pro on there fine i just cant seem to get any of the drivers for the laptop, have been on sonys support site and downloaded their driver/utility pack at 42mb !

the utility pack only included the sony power management and other sony tools but no ethernet or vga / wireless drivers, have called sony and they say that they cant send out the xp media centre drivers and ive deleted what drivers that were on the system when i removed the partition,

Does anyone know where i can get these drivers - perhaps of another of the many other VGN laptops we have within the business in teh system32 dir?

HELP !

regards,
George
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by:gigeorge
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got it on the network, now how about a website to detect the chipset / ethernet etc?
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Just install Everest Home Edition (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html) and run it => that should identify the details of the hardware and make it relatively easy to find the right drivers.

What "yellows" do you have in Device Manager??  (i.e. unknown devices that you need drivers for)
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by:gigeorge
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hi there,

we got it sorted in teh end, ended up getting the drivers from a similar looking vaio - or its equivalent on the sony US site, shame sony europe cant be as prompt in keeping drivers for their laptops avail on their site !

Thanks for that program, will use that in future !

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