Microsoft® Windows Vista® Operating System Compatibility for Walkman® Players

Posted: 2/02/2007


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General Notes

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If you have upgraded your computer to use the Windows Vista operating system, Sony does not guarantee the operation of your Sony portable audio device with that computer.

Note: If you have used the Windows Vista upgrade disc, provided by Sony®, to upgrade a VAIO® Windows Vista Compatible computer, the operation of your Sony portable audio device is supported with that computer.


Applications that are not Compatible with the Windows Vista Operating System

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CONNECT™ Player Visual and Voice Editor
WAV Conversion Tool Visual and Voice Player
MD Simple Burner Memory Stick Voice Editor
Net MD Simple Burner Digital Voice Player
SonicStage® Simple Burner ICD-PCLINK
MP3 File Manager ICS Converter

Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit Operating System Compatible Sony Walkman Players

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Sony has tested the compatibility of the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system with the models listed in this chart. Sony makes no representations regarding the compatibility of models not listed on the chart below.

  • Not all models are sold in all countries.

Note: MD Simple Burner is not compatible with Windows Vista operating system. Install SonicStage® Ver.4.3 to use this device.

Click here to download SonicStage Ver.4.3. SonicStage Ver.4.3 has been tested with Windows Vista™.

Network Walkman Players
Model Supplied Software Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit
Compatible Software


*1. Install the device driver from the supplied CD-ROM.

NW-E75 *1 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E95 *1 SonicStage
MP3 File Manager
SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-S23 *1 SonicStage
MP3 File Manager
SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E99 *1 SonicStage
MP3 File Manager
SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E103 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E105 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E107 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E403 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E405 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E407 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
Network Walkman Players
Model Supplied Software Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit
Compatible Software
NW-E505 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E507 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E305 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E307 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-A608 CONNECT™ Player SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E002F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E003F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-E005F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-S203F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-S205F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
Network Walkman Players
Model Supplied Software Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit
Compatible Software
NW-S705F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-S706F SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-S603 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-HD1 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-HD3 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-HD5 SonicStage SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-A1000 CONNECT Player SonicStage Ver.4.3
NW-A3000 CONNECT Player SonicStage Ver.4.3
NWZ-A815 Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
NWZ-A816 Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
Network Walkman Players
Model Supplied Software Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit
Compatible Software
NWZ-A818 Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
NWZ-B105F Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
NWZ-S615F Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
NWZ-S616F Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software
NWZ-S618F Windows Media Player 11
MP3 Conversion Tool
Supplied Software