Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-TX36GP
  • VGN-TX37TP
  • VGN-UX17TP
  • VGN-TX37GP
  • VGN-TX36TP
  • VGN-UX17GP
  • VGN-TX36SP
  • VGN-TX37SP

About this download

This program will upgrade VAIO HDD Protection to Ver. and resolve some symptoms.

Available Downloads:
VAIO HDD Protection update program Ver.
File name: SOAHDD-01280703-UN.exe
File size: 4.98 MB (5,228,640 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install VAIO HDD Protection update program Ver.

File Version


File Size

  • 4.98MB

Release Date

  • 2006-12-21

System Requirements

  • Windows XP


IMPORTANT: Before proceeding with the upgrade, disconnect all external hardware devices, including PC Cards etc.
Note: Before proceeding, ensure that the VAIO computer is operated using the supplied AC adapter.
Note: Save all data/files and close all running programs.




 1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).

 2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click SOAHDD-01280703-UN.exe.

 3.  Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.

 4.  After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

To check if the updating is successful

 1.  Check that  Version.txt under C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO HDD Protection includes