Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VGN-CS16G
  • VGN-CS16T
  • VGN-CS16S
  • VGN-CS15GN
  • VGN-CS13S
  • VGN-CS18GN
  • VGN-CS17G
  • VGN-CS14G
  • VGN-CS13G
  • VGN-CS16M
  • VGN-CS12GH
  • VGN-CS13M
  • VGN-CS13T

About this download

This program will upgrade Atheros WirelessLAN device driver to Version and resolve the following symptom:
1. Wireless Switch utility cannot switch to Atheros LAN device.

Before installing this upgrade program:
Check that the unit has a built-in Atheros Wireless LAN module. This upgrade is suitable for Atheros Wireless LAN module and not suitable for Intel Wireless LAN module.

Available Downloads:
Atheros WirelessLAN device upgrade program version
File name: WirelessLAN-Atheros.EXE
File size: 7.43 MB (7,795,798 bytes)

File Info

File Name

  • To install Atheros WirelessLAN device upgrade program version

File Version


File Size

  • 7.43MB

Release Date

  • 2008-12-20

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. Connect the AC adapter and switch on the Wireless LAN module. 
2. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).
3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click WirelessLAN-Atheros.EXE.
4. The installation will take a few minutes and after installation is completed please restart the system at once.

To check if the updating is successful
1. Open Hardware Devie Mangement.
2. Check the driver version for Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter.
3. If the upgrading is sucessful, the driver version should be