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Sony® HotKey Utility

What Does This Do?

This program installs the Sony® HotKey Utility.

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)

Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Important Notes
  • Please read the Sony Windows® XP Upgrade Information page, if the computer will be or has been upgraded to the Windows® XP operating system. If the new operating system is not installed or configured correctly, some updates may not install properly.
  • Before installing this utility, you must first install the following Core Driver components in the order listed below:

    1. Sony Shared Library
    2. Sony UI Library

    If you have already installed these components on the computer (for another Microsoft® Windows® 2000 software update), it is not necessary to reinstall them.
  • During the installation of this update, 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 and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the HKY2107XP.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. If a previous version of the HotKey Utility is still installed on the computer, follow the steps below to uninstall it. Otherwise, continue with step 5.
    1. Click Start and click Control Panel.
    2. At the "Control Panel" window, click the "Add or Remove Programs" icon.
    3. At the "Add or Remove Programs" box, from the "Currently installed programs" list, click the "HotKey Utility" entry to highlight it.
    4. Click the Change/Remove button.
    5. At the "Welcome" screen, click the "Remove" option and then click Next.
    6. At the "Confirm File Deletion" box, click OK. Please wait as the files are uninstalled.
      NOTE: If a "Shared File Detected" box appears, click the "Don't display this message again" box (to check it), and then click Yes.
    7. At the "Maintenance Complete" screen, click Finish.
    8. Click Close to quit the "Add or Remove Programs" box.
    9. Click the X in the top-right corner to close the "Control Panel" window.
    10. Restart the computer.
      1. Click Start and click Turn Off Computer.
      2. At the "Turn off computer" menu, click Restart.
    11. After the computer has restarted, continue with step 5.
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the HKY2107XP.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "Sony Hotkey Utility InstallShield Wizard" box, click Next.
  5. At the "InstallShield Wizard" box, click Next.
  6. At the "InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen, click Finish.
  7. Restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Sony Hot Key Utility is complete.

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Date: 9/18/2003
Size: 3.96 MB
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