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:

  • PEG-S300

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the CLIÉ™ Handheld gMedia™ Software Update to add the following functionalities:
  • Enables gMedia to view a movie which is saved on Memory Stick Media in the CLIE handheld.
  • Enables the ability to use the Jog Dial navigator to operate the gMedia Movie List screen. Simply select and then click the desired movie to play.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Palm OS® Software 3.5.x

File Info

File Name


File Version

  • 1.1

File Size

  • 0.37 MB

Release Date

  • 07-30-2003

Before You Start

Important Notes
  • The Palm Desktop for Sony software must be already installed on the computer, and HotSync must be configured for synchronization in order to install this update.
  • 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

Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the GMEDIA11.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Connect the CLIÉ cradle to the computer via the USB port.
  3. Attach the supplied AC adapter to the CLIÉ cradle, and plug it into a power outlet.
  4. Place the CLIÉ in the cradle and power it on.
  5. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the GMEDIA11.EXE file to begin the installation.
  6. At the "gMedia Update Information" screen, click Next to continue.
  7. At the "License Agreement" screen, read the agreement and select "I accept the terms in the license agreement," and then click Next.
  8. At the "Location to Save Files" screen, click Next to accept the default directory (C:\Program Files\Sony Handheld\Add-on\gMediaUpdt).
    NOTE: The Readme.txt, License.txt, gMediaManual.pdf, and gMediaSony.prc files will be automatically installed to this folder.
  9. At the "Install Tool 3.0" window, next to "Username," click the down arrow and select the desired profile, and then click OK.
  10. At the "Install Tool" box, confirm that the gMediaSony.prc file is listed.
    NOTE: If the gMediaSony.prc file is listed, please skip to step 13 below. However, if the file is not listed, please follow these substeps:
    • Click the Add button.
    • At the "Open" box, double-click the gMediaUpdt folder to open it.
    • Click to highlight the gMediaSony.prc file in the list.
    • Click the Open button.
    • The file should now appear in the "Install Tool" box. Please continue with step 13.
  11. Click the Done Button.
  12. At the "Next time you perform a HotSync operation, the listed file(s) will be installed on your handheld" message, click OK.
  13. At the Windows desktop, in the Taskbar located at the bottom-right corner, click the HotSync icon (looks like a red and blue arrow in a circle) and confirm "Local" is checked.
  14. Press the HotSync button located on the front panel of the CLIÉ cradle.
  15. When the "HotSync operation complete" message appears, the installation is complete. Please refer to the gMediaManual.pdf and readme.txt files that came with the update for further information and instructions to use the updated software.
Confirm a Successful Installation
  1. On the CLIÉ screen, tap the Home icon.
  2. At the Home screen, tap the gMedia icon.
  3. Tap the gMedia tab located at the top-left of the screen, and then tap "About gMedia."
  4. At the "About gMedia" screen, confirm the version number is 1.1.
    NOTE: If the version number is not 1.1, the update installation was not successful. Please download and install the update again.