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I've been handed a Sony Vaio about 3 years old, with the model number PCG-6H8P, and I need the drivers for it.

According to Sony, the laptop doesn't exist. According to Google, the laptop doesn't exist. It was purchased in Australia, and I can guarantee that the laptop exists.

Any ideas on where I can get more information for it? I've been doing this for years and I've never run across anything like it.

(p.s. I've already tried all my favourite driver-updater software, and all they could recognise was the wifi driver)

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I believe this also goes by the model number VGN-S58GP. You should be able to find drivers for that model without any problems and they should work just fine.

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I'll give it a go now, thanks – Mark Henderson Feb 20 '10 at 22:56
Looks like they're going to work! Thanks! How on earth did you know about the compatible product numbers though? – Mark Henderson Feb 20 '10 at 23:04
Wohoo - they all worked :D You made my week - and it's only 10am on Sunday! – Mark Henderson Feb 20 '10 at 23:20

I've had similar experiences, except with a laptop brought back from Japan. If you need drivers for the devices I would search for the hardware IDs on Google and get the driver packages from there.

You may also want to contact Sony Support.

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I already tried that :( I've wasted hours on this already - most of the hardware is sony-specific without generic drivers – Mark Henderson Feb 20 '10 at 22:54

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