Quick Start Guide
How to Install the Bundled Software
How to Use your “WALKMAN”
1 Connect your Walkman to your computer.
USB cable (supplied)
2 Select the following order on the computer.
Select [start] - [Computer] or [My Computer] - [WALKMAN] -
3 Double-click [Setup.exe].
The install wizard appears.
When you execute [Setup.exe], the [Setup.exe] file stored in the
[Storage Media] folder of your Walkman is copied to your computer
for backup, and the WALKMAN Guide and Content Transfer are
installed to your computer.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
After the install wizard is completed, the WALKMAN Guide shortcut
appears on the desktop of your computer.
With your Walkman connected to your computer, when installation
of bundled software is completed, Content Transfer starts
5 Double-click (WALKMAN Guide) on the
desktop to start the WALKMAN Guide.
For details on transferring music, etc., refer to the User Guide
included in the WALKMAN Guide.
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Please check the items in the package.
USB cable (1)
Quick Start Guide (this manual)
The software is stored in the built-in flash memory of your Walkman, and
includes the following items:
For details on how to install it, see “How to Install the Bundled Software (User
User Guide, etc.
About Windows Operating System and
Windows Media Player
Make sure that the OS is Windows XP (Service Pack 3 or later), Windows Vista
(Service Pack 2 or later) or Windows 7*
(Service Pack 1 or later), and the installed
Windows Media Player version on your computer is 11 or 12.
For details about usage or support on Windows Media Player, refer to Windows
Media Player information from the following web site:
[Compatibility mode] for Windows XP is not supported.
How to Use your “WALKMAN”
Charging the Battery
The battery for your Walkman is recharged while the Walkman is connected to a
To prevent battery deterioration, charge the battery at least once every half a year or
Turning your “WALKMAN” On and Off
To turn on Press and hold the OPTION/PWR/HOLD button.
To turn off During pause, press and hold the OPTION/PWR/HOLD
button. POWER OFF appears, your Walkman enters standby
mode, and the screen turns off.
You can start the WALKMAN Guide and Content Transfer from the [start] menu
(displayed by clicking [start]).
You can install the supplied software on another computer through the following
procedure even if you delete the [Setup.exe] file by formatting the built-in flash memory
of your Walkman. Copy the [Setup.exe] file and the [Install] folder from the [Backup]
folder of your computer to the Walkman. Then, connect the Walkman to another
computer on which you want to install the software and follow the above procedure
from step 2. The [Backup] folder can be found at
[Program Files(x86)] may be displayed depending on the computer OS.
What can you do with the WALKMAN Guide ?
The WALKMAN Guide includes the following items:
The following contents can be viewed in your web browser.
Details on how to use your Walkman
How to use software to transfer content to your Walkman
Customer Registration Link
Customer Support Link
Other useful Links
Includes link information, etc., on the download site.
The bundled items differ depending on the country/region of purchase.
After executing [Setup.exe] you can use the free space in the [Storage Media] folder
more effectively by formatting the built-in flash memory of your Walkman. To format
the built-in flash memory of the Walkman, see “To initialize (format) your
“WALKMAN”” on the backside.
Three Ways to Transfer Music
From CDs, etc., using Windows Media Player
You cannot transfer contents with copyright protection since your Walkman does not
, etc., using Content Transfer
Content Transfer supports data transfer from iTunes 10 or later to your Walkman.
By drag-and-drop using Windows Explorer
For details on transferring music, videos or photos, refer to the User Guide. The
User Guide can be readily viewed from the WALKMAN Guide.
How to Install the Bundled Software (User Guide included)
How to use the Home menu
The Home menu appears when you press and hold the BACK/HOME button. The
Home menu is the starting point to play audio, search for songs, changing settings,
From the Home menu, you can select the desired item on the screen by using the 5-
Return to the previous screen.
About the manuals
In addition to this Quick Start Guide, this model is accompanied by the User
Guide (HTML document) which you can view from the WALKMAN Guide.
For details, refer to “How to Install the Bundled Software (User Guide