Sony PCG-XG29 Notebook Sony DVgate Application Patch [Win2000]

April 13th, 2004 | Tags: ,

Please read all information thoroughly before installing any files.

Filename :

SOQ1305BBT2.EXE

Version :

2.3.02.14130

Last Modified :

04/13/2004

Size :

16.79 MB

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What does this do?

This patch resolves the issue where the DVgate™ application does not recognize any Digital Video camcorders available on the market in the year 2002.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?

Model:PCG-XG29,PCG-XG29K
Operating System(s): Windows 2000

Note: Not all models are sold in all countries. This file is only for use with the products identified and sold in United States, Latin America, or Canada.

 

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According to our records, these files are related to, or required for, this installation.

  • Required = Unless stated otherwise, this file must be installed BEFORE the Sony DVgate™ Application Patch in order for it to work properly.
    • If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page. Related (optional) files should not be considered in the installation order.
  • Related (optional) = This file may be an add-on. Click the title and read the description to determine whether or not you want to install it.

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  1. Required: Sony DVgate™ Software Update Utility

 

Important Notes
  • The latest Microsoft DirectX application is required for this update. Please download and install it from the Microsoft web site after this update installation is complete.
  • For Windows 2000 systems only: 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

Please follow the steps below to download and install the DVgate Update Utility.

  1. Download the SOQ1305BBT2.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Download and install the latest DirectX application from the Microsoft web site.
  3. Go to the directory where the SOQ1305BBT2.EXE file was downloaded.
  4. Double-click the SOQ1305BBT2.EXE file to begin the installation.
  5. At the "SONY DVgate Patch (Part 2) - InstallShield Wizard" box, click "Next". Several setup boxes will briefly appear during the installation. As the files are installed, these boxes will close automatically. NOTE: If an "Information" box appears prompting you to reboot to verify the system model, click "OK". After the computer restarts, please continue with step 3 above.
  6. At the "Information" box prompting you to select "No, I will restart my computer later.", click "OK".
  7. At the "Patch for Sony DV Shared Library Setup" screen, click "Next".
  8. At the "Patch for Sony DV Shared Library Setup InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen, select "No, I will restart my computer later" (if this option is listed) and click "Finish". NOTE: If the option "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" is selected by accident, some error messages may appear. If they do, click either "OK" or "Close" to ignore these messages.
    • For Windows 98SE and Windows Me systems: The software installation WILL NOT be affected and will continue successfully.
    • For Windows 2000 systems: The software installation WILL be affected. In this case, complete the step below, and then return to step 3 above to reinstall the SOQ1305BBT2.EXE file.
  9. At the "SONY DVgate Patch for Windows 98SE, Me & 2000 (Part 2) Setup InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen, select "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" and click "Finish" to restart the computer.
  10. After the computer restarts, the installation of the SONY DVgate Software Update Utility is complete.
  11. If you have not already done so, please download and install the latest DirectX program update from the Microsoft web site.
  12. Please continue with the "Reset Jog Dial to Launch the DVgate Application" section below.
Reset Jog Dial to Launch the DVgate Application

This next section of the update process explains how to reset the Jog Dial to launch the DVgate™ application. The steps vary according to the version of Jog Dial installed on the system. To check the version number, right-click the Jog Dial icon located in the Windows taskbar, and click "Version Information".

Based on the version number displayed for Jog Dial, please continue with the appropriate section below.

  • Jog Dial Version 2.03
    1. From the "Jog Launcher" menu, click the "setup" button.
    2. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, scroll down the list, click to highlight "DVgate Motion", and click the "Modify" button.
    3. At the "Enter Application Name" windows, change the directory path for "Application name"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion\DVmotion.exe
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion2.exe
    4. Change the directory path for "Working directory"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate
    5. Click "Next" twice.
    6. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, click "OK".
    7. At the "Assignment" screen, select "Assign to PPK function" to check both "Assign to PPK function" and "Add to the Jog Dial Launcher List" options.
    8. Click "Assign to PPK function" to uncheck this option and click "Finish".
    9. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, scroll down the list, click and highlight "DVgate Assemble", and click the "Modify" button.
    10. At the "Enter Application Name" screen, change the directory path for "Application name"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion\DVassmbl.exe
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVassmbl.exe
    11. Change the directory path for "Working directory"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate
    12. Click "Next" twice.
    13. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, click "OK".
    14. At the "Assignment" screen, select "Assign to PPK function" to check both "Assign to PPK function" and "Add to the Jog Dial Launcher List" options.
    15. Click "Assign to PPK function" to uncheck this option and click "Finish".
    16. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, scroll down the list, click to highlight "DVgate Still", and click the "Modify" button.
    17. At the "Enter Application Name" screen, modify the path for "Application name"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVstill\DVstill.exe
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVstill.exe
    18. Modify the path for "Working directory"
        From: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVstill
        To: C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate
    19. Click "Next" twice.
    20. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, click "OK".
    21. At the "Assignment" screen, select "Assign to PPK function" to check both "Assign to PPK function" and "Add to the Jog Dial Launcher List" options.
    22. Click "Assign to PPK function" to uncheck this option and click "Finish".
    23. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, scroll down the list, click and highlight "DVgate Clip", and click the "Remove" button.
    24. At the "Jog Dial Setup" screen, click "OK".
    25. Click "OK" to close the "Jog Dial Setup".
  • Jog Dial Version 3.04
    1. From the "Jog Launcher" menu, click the "Setup" button.
    2. At the "VAIO Action Setup" window, click the "Application List" tab.
    3. From the list, click the "+" sign next to the "VAIO Software" folder.
    4. Under the "VAIO Software" folder, click to highlight "DVgate Motion" and then click the "Replace..." button.
    5. At the "Select Application" screen, click the "Recommended Applications" radial button (if it has not been selected).
    6. From the list, click the "+" sign next to the "VAIO Software" folder.
    7. Click to highlight "DVgate Motion" and then click "Next".
    8. At the "Confirm Application Name" window, verify the path listing for Application name is:
        C:\Program Files\Sony\DVgate\DVmotion2.exe
    9. Make any changes necessary, and then click "Next".
    10. At the "Input Application Name" window, change the "Configuration name" from "DVgate Motion" to "DVgate Motion2" and then click "Finish".
    11. At the "VAIO Action Setup" screen, click "Close".
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