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-N610C
  • PEG-N710C
  • PEG-S300
  • PEG-S320

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the CLIÉ Palm™ Desktop Update.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Palm OS® Software 3.5.x
  • Palm OS® Software 4.x

File Info

File Name

  • CLIEPD401.EXE

File Version

  • 4.0.1

File Size

  • 7.54 MB

Release Date

  • 07-29-2003

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • This software is needed to use the CLIÉ™ Handheld with a computer that has Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system installed.
  • 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. Uninstall any existing Palm Desktop installations on the computer.
    Note: User data is preserved.
  2. Download the CLIEPD401.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the CLIEPD401.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. If using a PEG-S300 or PEG-N710C CLIE Handheld model, you must install the CLIE USB Switcher:
    1. On the "Setup Type" screen of the Palm Desktop installation, choose "Custom" and then click Next.
    2. On the "Select Components" screen of the Palm Desktop installation, choose "USB Switcher" and click next.
  5. If you are using Intellisync Lite, TrueSync, or another third party synchronization software, choose "Keep the third-party conduit(s) as your default" when prompted.
  6. Follow the remaining instructions to complete installation of Palm Desktop for CLIE 4.0.1 software.
Installing Synchronization software

If you are using third party synchronization software that is not included with the Sony CLIE handheld, you can ignore the steps below and just perform a normal installation as instructed by that software's documentation.

However, If no synchronization software was installed before running the Palm Desktop for CLIE 4.0.1 update, and you wish to use the synchronization software that is provided on the CLIE handheld installation CD-ROM, please refer to the steps below for your specific model.

For a PEG-S300

If using the True Sync software included on the PEG-S300 Installation CD, perform the following steps for installation:

  1. Insert the Sony CLIE PEG-S300 Installation CD.
  2. In "My Computer", right click on the CD ROM drive and select "Open".
  3. In the Installation CD, open the "TrueSync" directory.
  4. In the TrueSync directory, double click on the TSSetup.exe file.
  5. Follow the setup instructions to complete the installation.

For a PEG-S320, PEG-N610C or PEG-N710C

If using the Intellisync Lite software included on the CLIE CD, perform the following steps for installation:

  1. Insert the Sony CLIE Installation CD.
  2. In "My Computer", right click on the CD ROM drive and select "Open".
  3. In the Installation CD, open the "Palm Desktop for CLIE" directory. *On the N610C installation CD, the "Palm Desktop for CLIE" directory is located within the "pc" directory.
  4. In the Palm Desktop directory, double click on the "Intellisync Lite" directory.
  5. In the Intellisync Lite directory, double click on the "Disc 1" directory.
  6. Double click the "Setup.exe" file.
  7. Follow the setup instructions to complete the installation.