Sony VAIO VGN-A417M Design for Windows XP. Although Sony support site does not provides Windows 7 drivers for this model, most of the drivers automatically installed, some of the latest driver version (if you plan to update default drivers) are available on the component manufacturer website.
1. Since this model support Maximum of 2GB DDR2 RAM (Default is 512MB). It means you can only uses Windows 7 32-bit
So here is the driver list:
Intel Chipset Installation Utility (Intel 910/915):
– Core PCI and ISAPNP Services
– AGP Support
– IDE/ATA33/ATA66/ATA100 Storage Support
– SATA Storage Support
– USB Support
– Identification of Intel(R) Chipset Components in the Device Manager Download from Intel Website : Download
ATI Mobility Radeon X600 Driver
For this Card, Neither Sony nor ATI provide official drivers fro Windows 7, however one of the Windows Vista drivers – 8-12_vista32_dd_ccc_wdm_enu_72275 works fine on Windows 7.
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG/3945BG/3945ABG Network Connection
For this wireless cards,Install if only your wireless does not detected,
I already write an instruction on how to install this graphic card few years ago,
Download and installation Instruction.