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Thread: Gps On Vaio VGN Z

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    Gps On Vaio VGN Z

    I am using the Sony Vaio VGN-Z laptop and i want to ask you guys that does this laptop has GPS module? I have seen it in the gadget department under the smartwi gadget but i am not able to turn it ON. Is it like that the WAN has to be enabled for using the GPS. Please provide me some proper information about the same.

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    Re: Gps On Vaio VGN Z

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    Re: Gps On Vaio VGN Z

    I have seen that the Sony Vaio P series has a GPS device installed on it so that user can navigate the gps service from the laptop. I guess there wont be any any GPS provided on your laptop as you are not getting any option on your machine. Still i would like to search for some kind of setting on an operating system which might solve your problem.

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    Re: Gps On Vaio VGN Z

    I would like to clarify one thing over here is that the GPS built on the WWAN card are not a proper one which you are in need of. Actually they are aGPS whcih are normally assisted as GPS. These are used for communicating with the central server. You can get the routing information, Central server is just a wireless service provider.

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