Starting up “PMB Portable” (Windows)

For Windows, when using “PMB Portable” for the first time, you must select the language. Follow the procedure below to make the selection. Once the language selection has been made, steps 3 to 5 are unnecessary the next time you use “PMB Portable”.
  1. Connect the camera to a computer.

Windows 7: Activate Device Stage*.
Windows XP/Windows Vista: The AutoPlay Wizard appears.
* Device Stage is a menu screen to manage connected devices, such as a camera. (Function of Windows 7)
  1. Click [PMB Portable].

The User Agreement screen appears.
  1. Select the desired language, then click [OK].

The Region Selection screen appears.
  1. Select the appropriate [Region] and [Country/Area], and then click [OK].

The User Agreement screen appears.
  1. Read the agreement carefully. If you accept the terms of the agreement, click [I Agree].

“PMB Portable” starts up.
  • “PMB Portable” is not supported for AVCHD movies.

  • Set [LUN Setting] in [Main Settings] to [Multi].

  • If you cannot start up “PMB Portable”, set [USB Connect Setting] to [Mass Storage].

  • Always connect to a network when using “PMB Portable”.

  • When uploading images over the Internet, the cache may remain in the computer being used depending on the service provider. This is also true when this camera is used for this purpose.

  • When a bug occurs in “PMB Portable” or you delete “PMB Portable” by mistake, you can repair “PMB Portable” by downloading the PMB Portable installer from the website.

  • If the Auto Play Wizard does not appear with Windows XP/Windows Vista, click [Computer] (in Windows XP, [My Computer]) [PMBPORTABLE], and double-click [PMBP_Win.exe].

  • If Device Stage does not activate with Windows 7, click [Computer] and double-click camera icon media icon [APPLICATION] [PMBP_MTP.exe].

  • The initial screen for Device Stage that does not contain specific information about the model may appear, depending on the settings of your computer when using Windows 7. If this happens, download the latest information following the instructions on the screen.

  • When using Windows 7, the screen automatically switches to Mass Storage connection when starting up “PMB Portable”.