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How to reinstall bundled applications or original drivers using the VAIO Care software

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IMPORTANT: If you already have the Recovery & Restore Select Programs or Drivers to reinstall window open, skip to step 7.

  1. Close all open programs.
  2. Do not interrupt the power during the installation process.
  3. Click the Start button and then click All Programs.
  4. In the All Programs menu, click the VAIO Care folder and then click VAIO Care.

    NOTE: If prompted for an administrator password or a User Account Control prompt is displayed, type the appropriate password, or click Yes.

  5. In the VAIO Care window, in the left pane, click Recovery & Restore.
  6. In the Recovery & Restore window, in the Install Applications and Drivers section, click the Start Installation button.

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  7. In the Recovery & Restore window, in the Select Programs or Drivers to reinstall section, on the Programs, click to check the box next to the application(s) you would like to reinstall.

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  8. Click the Drivers tab and then click to check the box next to the driver(s) you would like to reinstall.

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  9. Click the Start button.
  10. Follow any on-screen instructions to complete the installation process for each application and driver selected.
  11. Click to check the box next to Restart Now and then click the Finish button.

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  12. In the Are you ready to restart Windows? window, click the OK button.

NOTE: After the computer restarts the installation process is complete.