IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:


About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility will install the Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Operating System USB Driver for the MSAC-FD1A/FD2M MemoryStick™ Floppy Disk Adaptors.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 2000

File Info

File Name

  • FD2000E.EXE

File Version

  • N/A

File Size

  • 1.30 MB

Release Date

  • 11-05-2003

Before You Start

Important Notes
  • During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • The driver does not work with a PC which has multiple processors.
  • Only 1.44MB formatted floppy disks can be used after this driver is installed. Using 720KB / 1.25MB formatted floppy disks may cause data damage.
  • The adaptor operation is not guaranteed if it is used with the following floppy disk drive configurations:
    • The floppy disk drive is connected to a computer via a USB connector.
    • The floppy disk drive is connected to a computer via the PC card slot.
  • Please use the MSAC-PC2 Memory Stick PC card adaptor when using a notebook computer.
  • It is recommended to use the MSAC-PC2 Memory Stick PC Card Adaptor when using a notebook computer.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install

Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the FD2000E.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the FD2000E.EXE file to begin the installation.
  3. At the Windows desktop, double-click the "FD2000E.EXE" icon to begin the driver installation.
  4. At the "FD Adaptor Driver for Windows 2000" box, do not modify the existing "Extract Directory" entry, and click OK. A folder titled "English" will appear on the Windows desktop.
  5. Double-click the "English" folder to open it.
  6. At the "English" window, double-click the Setup.exe icon.
  7. At the "Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Memory Stick / Floppy Disk Adaptor" screen, click Next.
  8. At the "License Agreement" screen, read the License Agreement and click Yes to continue.
  9. At the "Choose Destination Location" screen, click Next.
  10. At the "Select Program Folder" screen, click Next.
  11. At the "Install Wizard Complete" screen, select "Yes, I want to restart my computer now," and click Finish.

The computer will restart and the Memory Stick™ Floppy Disk Adaptor icon (looks like a small floppy disk) will appear in the Windows system tray located at the bottom-right of the screen.