Sony Vaio Display not full screen, cant update driver

Hi,

I recently replaced a hard drive on a Sony Vaio. I loaded Vista Home Premium on to the drive. This is the OS that was in place before last HDD broke.

I can not update the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter driver, and Micrososft insists on putting me through Windows Update rather than allowing me to download the driver.
The Sony page doesn't have the VGA driver.

I have almost every service up and running except this one. The result is that the display is third the size of the actual monitor. I believe this is doen to the driver problem, howvere I could well be wrong.

Can anyone suggest a fix for this issue or somewhere that I can get this driver without having to jump through hoops all day.

Thank You.
GerardMcL_1Asked:
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edbedbCommented:
I will ry to find the drivers for you if you get me the Device instance ID.
Open the Device Manager, click Start then Run and enter devmgmt.msc
Right click on the device and select properties.
Then select the "Details" tab
Use Ctrl+c to copy the device instance ID string.
Then paste it (Ctrl+v) in your reply.
GerardMcL_1Author Commented:
Device Instance Path:
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2A02&SUBSYS_902D104D&REV_0C\3&21436425&0&10

I dont see an entry fo device instance id.
Windows Update has been running and the driver is now displayed as
Intel Mobile 965 express Chipset Family, I think I should now be able to find he driver, although I would be interested to know how you use the device instance id to find the driver.

Thanks for your reply
edbedbCommented:
Most of the time I start at http://www.pcidatabase.com/ to identify the device. In this case it gives this result.
Chip Number: 02091028 Chip Description: Intel GM965, Intel X3100 Notes: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=2800&OSFullName=Windows
Often it will have all the info needed.

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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Which model of Vaio is this?
Have you a "Stretch" option in the menu for "Personalize > Display Settings"?
GerardMcL_1Author Commented:
Yep I tried the stretch but this didn't solve anything.
I think it was due to Windows not recognising the display driver until after Windows Update had done a full update. This took about 90 minutes but all problems solved by the end of the update.
GerardMcL_1Author Commented:
Thanks everyone for the help
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