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    Default VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    Anyone else here getting notified of an update for their Ricoh SD card reader in Vaio Update, but having it fail to install every time. I'm caught in this loop, with update bugging me. I tried downloading and manually installing, and I get this logfile with a single error at the end. Any ideas? Thanks.

    BTW, the update is called Ricoh(R) SD CPRM Memory Card Reader/Writer Driver Update and the downloadable file is here: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu...e_id=1&SMB=YES, called RIDFMC-00229135-1042.EXE and released on 8/26/2010


    Code:
    ***  Installation Started 09/06/2010 14:37  ***
    Title: 
    Source: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLB988.tmp | 09-06-2010 | 14:37:58 | 71680
    File Overwrite: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLFBDC.tmp | 08-25-2010 | 11:27:28 | | 968 | c9788e13
    File Copy: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLFBDD.EXE | 05-02-2003 | 16:13:12 | | 151552 | e3b5362a
    File Overwrite: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLFC6B.tmp | 01-14-2010 | 15:41:16 | | 7099 | 94903112
    Made Dir: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLF25E4
    File Copy: C:\Users\Jas\AppData\Local\Temp\GLF25E4\EP0000229135.exe | 08-25-2010 | 10:46:48 | 2.0.0.4190 | 465832 | 90bb25e5
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Shared Info\AppDB\EP0000229135
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Shared Info\AppDB\EP0000229135
    RegDB Val: EP0000229135
    RegDB Name: appid
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: EP0000229135
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Shared Info\AppDB\EP0000229135
    RegDB Val: Ricoh Memory Card Reader Writer Driver SD CPRM Update
    RegDB Name: appname
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Ricoh Memory Card Reader Writer Driver SD CPRM Update
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Shared Info\AppDB\EP0000229135
    RegDB Val: 1.0
    RegDB Name: version
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: 1.0
    RegDB Key: 
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 09/06/10
    RegDB Name: InstalledDate
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: 09/06/10
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 1.0
    RegDB Name: DriverVersion
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: 1.0
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: Ricoh Memory Card Reader Writer Driver SD CPRM Update
    RegDB Name: DeviceDesc
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Ricoh Memory Card Reader Writer Driver SD CPRM Update
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 8/25/2010
    RegDB Name: DriverDate
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: 8/25/2010
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 8/25/2010
    RegDB Name: ITDReleasedDate
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: 8/25/2010
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: Jas
    RegDB Name: InstalledBy
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Jas
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: Fail
    RegDB Name: Status
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Pass
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: Sustaining
    RegDB Name: InstalledType
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Sustaining
    RegDB Key: 
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: 
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Key: SOFTWARE\Sony Corporation\Vaio Updates\Drivers\RIDFMC-00229135-1042
    RegDB Val: Pass
    RegDB Name: Status
    RegDB Root: 2
    RegDB Old: Fail
    Last edited by Jasman; 6th September 2010 at 05:44 PM. Reason: Added some information

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    I downloaded the driver and it installs fine (I don't use Vaio Update). The logfile you showed seems to refer to Vaio Update's registry values, did you try uninstalling Vaio Update, installing the card reader driver, then reinstalling Vaio Update?

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    That log looks like it's passing and the old value was fail? Are you getting another error or are you assuming it's failed due to the log?

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    Update keeps showing the update and saying the installation failed. Maybe I'll try uninstalling Vaio update, installing the driver, then reinstalling the update, as TofuTurkey suggests.

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    Yeah, I don't know if the installation's actually failed. I wonder if that old value is from running Vaio Update first, and then trying manually. I might have to entirely uninstall and reinstall the card reader, as well as Vaio Update, and then reinstall first the reader and then Update, because doing what TofuTurkey suggested didn't work. VU still keeps telling me to install it and saying it failed.

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    Hmm, maybe running Vaio Care will help? It has a registry cleaner, perhaps it will clean out the errors. It's a wild shot, although every time it runs, it seems to find tons of problems with my registry to fix .

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    I went through uninstalling both Vaio update and my SD controller, wholesale, then reinstalling the controller, driver, and update for the SD, and then Vaio Update, and get the same results. But then I looked more closely at the download page for this SD update, and see it's not marked as required for Win 7 Ultimate (what I'm running). Since I guess that's not a supported OS for this laptop (which begs the question, why is it listed in the update matrix on Sony's download site), I guess VU can't tell what I do and don't need. This is just a theory, because I really don't understand what's happening when I read the log file. There's just that one failure message at the end of the file. I'll give TofuTurkey's recommendation a try, just to see what happens.

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    Default Re: VPCZ1 Ricoh SD Card Reader update failing

    I get the same problem after a clean install. The program when run manually appears to install fine, but it's a little annoying that VAIO update continues to show it.

    I'm on Windows 7 x64 Pro.
    Sony Vaio Z (VPCZ12LGX/B)
    Intel Core i5 430M 2.26-2.66GHz
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 1GB GDDR3 / Intel HD Graphics
    128GB (2x64GB) SSD
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    13.1" 1600x900 LCD
    DVD SuperMulti Drive

 

 

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