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How to install the SonicStage® 1.5 software for the Net MD™ Walkman® recorder.

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Follow this procedure to install the SonicStage® 1.5 software for the Net MD™ Walkman® recorder.

IMPORTANT:

  • This procedure must be performed while logged in as Administrator or to an account with Administrator rights when using the Microsoft® Windows® 2000 professional or XP operating system.
  • Do not connect the portable player to the computer until after the software installation has completed.

NOTE: Temporarily disable any antivirus software that may be running before starting the installation of the SonicStage® 1.5 software.

  1. Insert the SonicStage® 1.5 software CD into the CD/DVD drive.
  2. In the SonicStage menu, click the SonicStage 1.5 Net MD Simple Burner button.
  3. In the License Agreement window, read through the License Agreement and then click the Yes button.

    NOTE: If a previous version of the OpenMG™ Jukebox software or SonicStage® software is currently installed on the computer, the following message may appear: Installing SonicStage will automatically update your OpenMG Secure Module and OpenMG Jukebox program . Click the Continue button.

  4. In the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for SonicStage window, click the Next button.
  5. In the Choose Destination Location window, click the Next button.
  6. In the Choose OpenMG contents folder , click the Next button.
  7. In the Select Program Folder window, click the Next button.

    NOTE: If a previous version of the OpenMG™ Jukebox or SonicStage® software was uninstalled or is still installed on the computer, the following message may appear: Database files already exist. Do you want to keep these database files? Click the Yes button if you wish to use the current database or the No button to initialize a new database.

  8. In the InstallShield Wizard Complete window, click the Finish button.
  9. In the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Net MD Simple Burner window, click the Next button.
  10. In the Choose Destination Location window, click the Next button.
  11. In the Select Program Folder window, click the Next button.
  12. In the InstallShield Wizard Complete window, click the Finish button.
  13. In the SonicStage window, click the Restart button.

** Information regarding upgrading to the latest version of Sony's music management software is available at the Digital Music Player Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport . Please note system requirements prior to upgrading your current application.