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:

  • NWD-B103
  • NWD-B105

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs version 1.0.01 of the Auto Transfer program, including compatibility with Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 (SP3).

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows® 2000
  • Windows® XP
  • Windows® XP MCE

File Info

File Name

  • AutoTransfer_NWDB100.exe

File Version

  • 1.0.01

File Size

  • 0.49 MB

Release Date

  • 04-29-2008

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • The Auto Transfer program is not compatible with Macintosh® computers, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, or any operating system other than those listed in the System Requirements section above.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • 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


Computer System Requirements

  • One of the following Microsoft® Windows® operating systems:
    • Windows Vista® Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Windows XP Home Edition (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows XP Professional (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows 2000 Professional (with Service Pack 4 or later)
    NOTE: 64 Bit versions of the operating system are not supported.
  • CPU: Pentium® III 450 MHz or higher (Pentium III 800 MHz or higher for Windows Vista operating system)
  • Memory (RAM): 128 MB or more (512 MB or more for Windows Vista operating system)
  • Display: High Color (16 bit) or higher, 800 x 600 dots or better (1024 x 768 dots or better is recommended)
  • USB Port: Hi-Speed USB is recommended

Download and Installation Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Download the AutoTransfer_NWDB100.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 AutoTransfer_NWDB100.exe file to begin the installation process.
  4. The "Auto Transfer InstallShield Wizard" will start. At the "InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen, click "Finish".
    NOTE: Depending on your computer configuration, the InstallShield Wizard window may close automatically.
  5. A new "Auto Transfer" folder is created in the same folder as the AutoTransfer_NWDB100.exe file. Open the "Auto Transfer" folder and locate the following:
    • Sony Settings (folder)
    • Autorun (file)
    • AutoTransfer (file)
  6. Connect the Walkman® player to the computer via the USB port.
    NOTE: The player will appear in "My Computer" as "WALKMAN" or as "Removable Disk".
  7. Copy the three items from the "Auto Transfer" folder ("Sony Settings", "Autorun", and "AutoTransfer") to the player.
    NOTE: Be sure to copy the three items to the root folder. Do not copy them to a sub folder on the player.

Installation of the Auto Transfer Program is complete.

Questions & Answers


How to Use the Auto Transfer Program

  1. Connect the Walkman player to the computer via the USB port.
  2. At the "What do you want Windows to do?" screen, select "WALKMAN Auto Transfer", and then click "OK".
    NOTE: If the select screen does not appear, browse to the player in "My Computer" and double-click "AutoTransfer.exe" to start the program.
  3. The first time you use the Auto Transfer program, follow the onscreen prompts to select the folders on the computer from which music files should be automatically transferred to the Walkman player.
    NOTES:
    • By default the "My Music" and "Desktop" folders are selected.
    • You can add additional folders, or remove the default folders, in the "Settings" screen.
    • To specify file types to be transferred, or folders to use on the player, click "Advanced" and follow the onscreen prompts to make your choices.
  4. At the "Settings" screen, click "OK" to start the transfer.
  5. When the transfer finishes, the number of files transferred is displayed along with the message, "Transfer completed."
  6. Click the "X" in the upper right hand corner to close the Auto Transfer program window.
    NOTE: Even though the window is closed, the Auto Transfer program is still running. To quit the Auto Transfer program, right click the Walkman icon in the computer system tray, and then select "Exit Application" from the menu.