Readme.txt Driver File Contents (Drivers_and_more.zip)

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        Sony Player Plug-in Ver.1.23 for Windows Media Player
                                          for Windows XP/2000/Me/98SE/98
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Before using the Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player Software, be sure 
to read this document.


You can do...
-MSV or DVF file for Sony IC recorder can play on Windows Media Player
 (Version 6.4 or higher).

How to use
-Double click MSV or DVF file on Explorer of Windows.
-It will start to play after launching Windows Media Player.
-Or open MSV or DVF file from Windows Media Player.

Uninstallation
-Click [Start] button and select [Program]. 
-Click [Uninstall] from [Sony Player Plug-in for WMP]. 
-Uninstaller will launch.
-Uninstall according to instruction on screen.

[Improvements (Ver. 1.23)]
1. Playback of an LP-mode message recorded with an ICD-Px8 series IC recorder
   is supported.
2. Several misoperations of the software have been fixed.


[Improvements (Ver. 1.22)]
1. The problem of the low sound volume of the ICD-P series IC recorder has
been corrected.
   Messages recorded with an ICD-P series IC recorder were often played back at
   an extremely low volume.
   This problem has been corrected.


[Improvements (Ver. 1.21)]
1. The Windows Media Player 9 is supported.
   You can drag and drop a message onto the Windows Media Player 9 for
   playback. The warning message that used to appear during playback with the
   Media Player 9 is no longer displayed.  


[Improvements (Ver. 1.2)]
1. Stereo playback function is supported.
   A stereo (ST mode) message recorded with an ICD-ST series IC recorder
   can be played back.
2. Several misoperations of the software have been fixed.


[System Requirements]
Your computer and system software must meet the following minimum
 requirements.

IBM PC/AT or compatible (You cannot use this software with Macintosh.)
   -CPU: 266MHz Pentium(R) II processor or higher
   -RAM: 64MB or more
   -Hard disk space: 5MB or more depending on the size and number of
                       sound files you store.
   -Sound board: Sound Blaster 16 compatible
   -Display: High color (16bit) or more and 800x480 dots or more
   -OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Home Edition
                  Windows 2000 Professional
                  Windows Millennium Edition
                  Windows 98 Second Edition/98 standard installation
   -Windows Media Player: Ver. 6.4 or higher

Note


[Trademarks]
-IBM and PC/AT are registered trademarks of International Business Machines
 Corporation.
-Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, registered in
 the U.S.A. and other countries.
 Copyright (C) 1995 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 Portion Copyright (C) 1995 Microsoft Corporation
-Apple and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer Inc., registered in the
 U.S.A. and other countries.
-Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
-Dragon Systems, the Dragon Logo, and NaturallySpeaking are registered
 trademarks of Dragon Systems, Inc.

All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of their respective holders.



END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR SONY SOFTWARE
Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player

YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT BEFORE USING THIS SONY 
PLAYER PLUG-IN FOR WINDOWS MEDIA PLEYER SOFTWARE AND ITS RELATED MATERIALS 
("SONY SOFTWARE").  USING THE SONY SOFTWARE INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE 
AGREEMENT.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH IT, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE 
SONY SOFTWARE AND MUST UNINSTALL IT.

IMPORTANT-READ CAREFULLY: This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal 
agreement between you and Sony Corporation. ("SONY"), the licensor of the SONY 
SOFTWARE.  This EULA covers the SONY SOFTWARE.  The SONY SOFTWARE includes 
computer software, whether stored on any media or downloaded from the 
designated site of SONY for SONY SOFTWARE users ("SONY Site"), the associated 
media, any printed materials, and any "on-line" or electronic documentation 
and all updates and upgrades thereto.  You may use the SONY SOFTWARE only in 
correspond with Sony IC Recorder(s) ("Sony Portable Device").  By installing, 
copying or otherwise using the SONY SOFTWARE, you agree to be bound by the 
terms of this EULA.  If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, SONY is 
unwilling to license the SONY SOFTWARE to you.  In such event, you should not 
use or copy the SONY SOFTWARE. 

SONY SOFTWARE LICENSE 
The SONY SOFTWARE is protected by copyright laws and international copyright 
treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties.  The SONY 
SOFTWARE is licensed, not sold.

GRANT OF LICENSE.  This License grants you the following right:
Software.  You may install and use the SONY SOFTWARE on a single computer in 
compliance with the terms and conditions of this EULA . 

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS
Limitation on Reverse Engineering, Decompilation and Disassembly.  You may not 
modify, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the SONY SOFTWARE in whole 
or in part.  
Separation of Components.  The SONY SOFTWARE is licensed as single product.  
Its component parts may not be separated for use on more than one computer.
Rental.  You may not rent or lease the SONY SOFTWARE.
Software Transfer.  You may permanently transfer all of your rights under this 
EULA only as part of transfer of the SONY SOFTWARE, provide that you transfer 
all of the SONY SOFTWARE (including all copies, component parts, the media and 
printed materials, all versions and any upgrades of the SONY SOFTWARE and this 
EULA), and the recipient agrees to the terms of this EULA .
Termination.  Without prejudice to any other rights, SONY may terminate this 
EULA if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this EULA. In such 
event, you must destroy all copies of the SONY SOFTWARE and all of its 
component parts. 

Notice and Assistance.  You agree to reasonably notify and assist SONY in case 
you learn of illegitimate use of any violation of the title or copyright with 
respect to the SONY SOFTWARE below.  Such notice may be directed either to the 
Sony Technical Response Center provided in the end of this EULA, or to the 
customer service link on the Sony Site.

COPYRIGHT
All title and copyright in and to the SONY SOFTWARE (including but limited to 
any images, photographs, animation, video, audio, music, text and "applets", 
incorporated into the SONY SOFTWARE), and any copies of the SONY SOFTWARE, are 
owned by SONY or its suppliers.  All rights not specifically granted under 
this EULA are reserved by SONY.

HIGH RISK ACTIVITIES
The SONY SOFTWARE is not fault-tolerant and is not designed, manufactured or 
intended for use or resale as on-line control equipment in hazardous 
environments requiring fail-safe performance, such as in the operation of 
nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communication systems, air traffic 
control, direct life support machines, or weapons systems, in which the 
failure of the SONY SOFTWARE could lead to death, personal injury, or severe 
physical or environmental damage ("High Risk Activities").  SONY and its 
suppliers specifically disclaim any express or implied warranty of fitness for 
High Risk Activities.

U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS
The SONY SOFTWARE and its related documents are provided with RESTRICTED 
RIGHTS.  Use, duplication, or disclosure by the United States Government is 
subject to restriction as set forth in subparagraph (c) (1) and (2) of the 
Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as 
applicable.  Manufacturer is Sony Corporation, 7-35 Kitashinagawa 6-chome, 
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0001, Japan.

EXCLUSION OF WARRANTY ON SONY SOFTWARE
You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of the SONY SOFTWARE is at your 
sole risk.  The SONY SOFTWARE is provided "AS IS" and without warranty of any 
kind and SONY, its vendors and SONY's licensors (hereinafter, SONY, its 
vendors and SONY's licensors shall be collectively referred to as "SONY") 
EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT 
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A 
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  SONY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE 
SONY SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SONY 
SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.  FURTHERMORE, SONY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY 
REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SONY 
SOFTWARE IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.  NO 
ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY SONY OR A SONY AUTHORIZED 
REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF 
THIS WARRANTY.  

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
HEREINAFTER, SONY, ITS VENDORS AND SONY'S LICENSOR'S SHALL BE COLLECTIVELY 
REFERRED TO AS "SONY", SONY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR 
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF 
CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY RELATED TO 
THE SONY SOFTWARE.  SUCH DAMAGES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF 
PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY 
ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, DOWN TIME AND USER'S TIME, EVEN IF SONY HAS BEEN ADVISED 
OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 

COPYRIGHT
You agree to comply with all applicable copyright protection laws in 
connection with your use of the SONY PORTABLE DEVICE and SONY SOFTWARE.  In 
addition to the terms provided in this EULA, Sony Corporation and/or its 
affiliates may take appropriate measures to protect copyright of the contents 
played by the SONY SOFTWARE.  Sony Corporation reserves the right to amend 
this EULA at its sole discretion by indicating the amendment at the SONY Site 
or taking other appropriate measures.  

If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, you must uninstall the SONY 
SOFTWARE, together with any software you obtained from Sony Site.  

SEVERABILITY
If any part of this EULA is held invalid or unenforceable, the other parts 
will remain valid.


Copyright 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Sony Corp.
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  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

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