Applicable Models

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:

  • PEG-SJ33

About this download

Benefits and improvements

Updates the system to allow transfers between the Sony® CLIÉ handheld and the infrared port on the computer.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Palm OS® Software 4.x

File Info

File Name

  • SYSUPDATESJ33.PRC

File Version

  • N/A

File Size

  • 0.00 MB

Release Date

  • 07-28-2003

Before You Start


Important Notes
  • This update application requires that you have approximately 10KB of available memory in your CLIÉ handheld. Before installing this application, confirm that there is enough memory available.
    To check the available memory in your CLIÉ handheld:
    1. Tap the "Home" icon.
    2. Tap the "Menu" icon and select "App".
    3. Tap "Info..." from the App drop-down list. All internal data information is displayed.
    4. Tap "Size" at the bottom of the screen.
    5. Check the "Free Space:.." listed.
    6. Tap the "Done" button to exit.
  • During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • Make sure that Palm™ Desktop for CLIÉ™ software is installed on your PC from the installation CD-ROM supplied with your CLIÉ™ handheld and that the PC is configured to be able to perform a HotSync® operation.
  • 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 SYSUPDATESJ33.PRC file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. WARNING!!: Please perform a soft reset on your CLIÉ™ handheld BEFORE performing the update installation by pressing the small reset button on the back of your CLIÉ™ handheld. For more detailed information, refer to the CLIÉ™ handheld Read This First Manual.
  3. Start the Palm Desktop for CLIÉ software.
  4. Click the "Install" icon. The Install tool wizard starts.
  5. Select the appropriate user name from the user list.
  6. Click "Add."
  7. Navigate to the location to which you saved the update file.
  8. Select the application file "SYSUPDATESJ33.PRC" and click "Open."
  9. Click "Done."
  10. Place your CLIÉ handheld on the cradle, and perform a HotSync operation.
  11. After the HotSync operation finishes, you are prompted to reset your CLIÉ handheld. Tap "Reset."
    NOTE: When installing the SYSUPDATESJ33.PRC update file from a Memory Stick® media, it is necessary to perform a soft reset of the CLIÉ handheld after the installation.
Confirm a Successful Installation
  1. Tap the "Home" icon on the CLIÉ™ handheld.
  2. Tap the "Menu" icon and select "App".
  3. Tap "Info..." from the App drop-down list. All internal data information is displayed.
  4. Tap "Version" at the bottom of the screen. The software version for each item is displayed.
  5. Scroll down the list and confirm that the version numbers are as follows:

    • 68VZ328RefSerial... 1.0.2
    • IrDASysPatch 1.0
  6. Tap the "Done" button to exit.
    NOTE: If the version numbers do not match the above list, please download the SYSUPDATESJ33.PRC file and install it again

Questions & Answers


Contact Information
If you have difficulty installing the update, contact the Sony Customer Information Center: 1-877-760-SONY (7669).

Additional Information
Please read following conditions carefully.
  • Please follow the instructions when operating this program.
  • Palm OS, HotSync and Palm are trademarks of Palm, Inc. and (or) its subsidiaries.
  • Sony, CLIÉ and Memory Stick are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Copyright 2003 Sony Corporation.