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Notice of USB driver update for Picture Package Version.1.8 for DVD Camcorder - Update driver now available!

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Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

As we announced on 30 April 2007, Sony discovered the following symptom with regards to Picture Package Version1.8, the bundled software with certain DVD Camcorders launched in 2005 and 2006.

When a customer tries to shut down his/her Windows® XP Professional Edition,/Windows® XP Home Edition personal computer installed with Picture Package Version.1.8 , it restarts automatically instead of shutting down.

This symptom is due to some recently released application software, which causes incompatibility with “Sony DVD Handycam USB driver 2”, a USB driver component of Picture Package Version.1.8. Any other symptoms with regards to Picture Package Version 1.8 have not been reported to Sony at this moment.

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The update of “Sony DVD Handycam USB Driver 2” is now available for download here.