About this download

For customers of Hi-MD Walkman, Sony provides the Windows Vista Compatible Driver.

Applicable Operating Systems:

  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Ultimate

* 64 bit version is not supported.

File Name: PA_Driver.exe
Download size: 1,766 KB
Updated on: 16th Feb 2007

File Info

File Name

  • Windows Vista Compatible Driver for Hi-MD Walkman

File Size

  • 1.72MB

Release Date

  • 2007-02-15

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista



Download Procedures

1. Set up a folder for storing the downloaded file on your hard disk. 
Assume the folder is named SonyTemp and is created in the C: drive.

2. Download the following file into the folder created at Step 1.
PA_Driver.exe (1,766 KB)

3. Upon completion of the download, please check the size of the file as follows:
Choose View -> Details in Windows Explorer

If the file size is the same, the download has been completed successfully. Otherwise, please delete all the downloaded files and perform the download again. It is highly recommended to copy the downloaded files for backup.

Installation Procedures

Once the download is finished, please follow the steps below to install the program into the computer.

1. Close all the programs that are currently opened.
2. Click Start and select All Programs ->  Accessories ->   Run.
3. At the Open box, type C:\SonyTemp\PA_Driver.exe and click OK.
4. Follow onscreen prompts to complete the installation.

Confirmation on Successful Installation
The installation is completed when user confirms that the Personal Audio Driver folder is located in C:\Program Files\Sony.