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MOBILPHILE Application Software
TOSHIBA Audio Application
OWNER'S MANUAL
This owner's manual details the process of transferring audio data using the
TOSHIBA Audio Application.
Before using the TOSHIBA Audio Application software, be sure to read
MOBILPHILE owner's manual.

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  • Page 1 MOBILPHILE Application Software TOSHIBA Audio Application OWNER’S MANUAL This owner’s manual details the process of transferring audio data using the TOSHIBA Audio Application. Before using the TOSHIBA Audio Application software, be sure to read MOBILPHILE owner’s manual.
  • Page 2: G Important Information And Instructions

    Use of the supplied software applications and owner’s manual is allowed only on a single personal computer. Toshiba Corporation shall not be liable for any damages to the user or a third party as a result of use of a device with the supplied software applications and/or owner’s manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents G Important Information and Instructions ... 2 G Contents ... 3 G What is the TOSHIBA Audio Application? ... 4 Transferring Audio Data ... 4 Creating/Editing the Playlist ... 5 G Audio Data Playback Flow ... 6 System Requirements ... 7 G Installing the TOSHIBA Audio Application ...
  • Page 4: G What Is The Toshiba Audio Application

    The TOSHIBA Audio Application serves the following purposes. Transferring Audio Data The TOSHIBA Audio Application can be used to encrypt audio data on your personal computer and transfer it to the HDD Card. Following are two methods for transferring data to the HDD Card: With the HDD Card inserted into MOBILPHILE, audio data can be transferred.
  • Page 5: Creating/Editing The Playlist

    Creating/Editing the Playlist The TOSHIBA Audio Application can also be used to create a new Playlist on the HDD Card, or to edit an existing Playlist. Display with Windows Explorer Open a registered folder. Navigation screen Playlist edit screen Start Windows Explorer...
  • Page 6: G Audio Data Playback Flow

    Audio Data Playback Flow Import audio data from the desired music CD to your personal computer, using a software application such as Windows Media Player (version 7.1 or later). For details, consult Help in the software application. Transfer the imported audio data to MOBILPHILE. For details, consult the appropriate sections in this owner’s manual.
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    USB port or PC card slot (TYPE II) Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 2 or later Important TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the TOSHIBA Audio Application will work on all systems fulfilling the above requirements. When upgrading the OS, deinstall the TOSHIBA Audio Application first. After upgrading the OS, reinstall the TOSHIBA Audio Application.
  • Page 8: G Installing The Toshiba Audio Application

    Installing the TOSHIBA Audio Application Install the TOSHIBA Audio Application on your personal computer. Before starting the installation, quit all applications in use. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive on a personal computer. Click “Install TOSHIBA Audio Application”.
  • Page 9 Specify an installation destination, then click “Next”. Click “Next”. The “Select Program Folder” window appears. Click “Next”. The contents of “readme.txt” appears. Click “Next”. Installation begins. When installation is completed, the “InstallShield Wizard Complete” window opens. Click “Finish”. A window that prompts you to restart may appear depending on the OS and other system environments of your personal computer.
  • Page 10: G Connecting The Hdd Card To A Personal Computer

    Connecting the HDD Card to a Personal Computer In order to transfer audio data from a personal computer to the HDD Card, the HDD Card will have to be connected to a personal computer by one of the following methods. Connect MOBILPHILE to a personal computer, via the USB ports.
  • Page 11: Inserting The Hdd Card Into The Pc Card Slot On A Personal Computer

    Important When connecting MOBILPHILE to a personal computer, attach the AC adapter to MOBILPHILE. If you connect MOBILPHILE to a personal computer without using the AC adapter, an exhausted battery may result in data recorded on the HDD Card to being damaged or lost.
  • Page 12 6 Check the message box that is displayed to use updated driver for TOSHIBA PC Card Hard Disk, then click “Next”. The windows will then display a message indicating that the TOSHIBA PC Card Hard Disk driver files are being searched for.
  • Page 13: G Removing The Hdd Card From A Personal Computer

    I For Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition 1 On the taskbar, click the Remove Hardware icon. 2 Click the message box that indicates to safely remove TOSHIBA MK5002MPL. 3 After a message indicating that the device can be safely removed appears, click “OK,”...
  • Page 14: Removing The Hdd Card From A Personal Computer

    I For Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition 1 On the taskbar, click the PC Card (PCMCIA) status icon. 2 Click the message box that indicates to quit TOSHIBA PC Card Hard Disk. 3 After a message appears indicating that the device can now be safely removed, click “OK”, then remove the HDD Card from the personal com-...
  • Page 15: G Starting The Toshiba Audio Application

    Starting the TOSHIBA Audio Application How to Start Click the Start menu, select “Programs”, “TOSHIBA Audio Application”, and then “Audio Application”. The Navigation window appears. About the Navigation Window Menu Bar Toolbar Status Bar Folder tree I Folder tree and file list In the folder tree area, drives and folders on a personal computer are displayed as a tree structure.
  • Page 16 Starting the TOSHIBA Audio Application (Continued) I Shortcut menu Selecting and right-clicking a folder or file results in the display of the following shortcut menus. When selecting a folder I Toolbar Paste Copy NOTE The shortcut menus and toolbar permit the same operation as when selecting from the menu.
  • Page 17: File Menu

    Modifies the name of the selected folder or file. Properties Displays the properties of the selected folder or file. Exit Quits the TOSHIBA Audio Application. I Edit menu Cuts the selected folder or file. Copy Makes a copy of the selected filer or file.
  • Page 18: Tools Menu

    Redisplays a folder or file with the latest information. Allows you to select a folder to be displayed just after the TOSHIBA Audio Application has been started. ( page 26) Opens a folder via Windows Explorer. Registers a folder.
  • Page 19: G Creating A Folder On The Hdd Card

    Connect MOBILPHILE to a personal computer via the USB port or insert the HDD Card to the PC card slot on a personal computer. ( Start the TOSHIBA Audio Application. Select the HDD Card drive, then select “New Folder” from the File menu.
  • Page 20: G Transferring Audio Data To The Hdd Card

    When you make a copy of audio data recorded on the HDD Card to a personal computer, encrypted data is transferred as is. Audio data can also be transferred from Windows Explorer to the TOSHIBA Audio Application. page 10, 11)
  • Page 21: Deleting Audio Data On The Hdd Card

    Deleting Audio Data on the HDD Card Start the TOSHIBA Audio Application. The Navigation window appears. Select audio data to be deleted, then select “Delete” from the File menu. After a confirmation window appears, select “Yes” to move the selected audio data to the trash.
  • Page 22: G Editing A Playlist

    Editing a Playlist You can create a Playlist to play back audio data in a specified sequence. Creating a Playlist Start the TOSHIBA Audio Application. The Navigation window appears. Select “Edit Playlist” from the Tools menu. The Playlist edit window appears.
  • Page 23 The Playlist edit window disappears. NOTE An m3u extension is assigned to the Playlist file name. Editing a Playlist Start the TOSHIBA Audio Application. The Navigation window appears. Select “Edit Playlist” from the Tools menu. Click “Open” then select a Playlist to be edited.
  • Page 24 Editing a Playlist (Continued) Edit the Playlist. Click “Save”. The edited Playlist is overwritten. To save the Playlist with a different name, select “Save As” from the File menu. If you click “Quit,” the edit window disappears without saving the edited Playlist. (“Exit”...
  • Page 25: G Setting A Start Folder

    Setting a Start Folder You can select a folder to be displayed immediately after the TOSHIBA Audio Application has been started. Select “Set Start Folder” from the View menu. Click “Browse”. The “Browse of Folder” dialog box appears. Select the desired folder, then select “OK”.
  • Page 26: G Registering A Folder To Be Frequently Used

    Registering a Folder to Be Frequently Used You can register a frequently used folder so that you will be able to open it with a simple operation. Registering a Folder Select “Register Folder” from the Explore menu. Enter the name and location of a folder to be registered, then click “Register”.
  • Page 27: Opening A Registered Folder

    Select and arrange folders. Opening a Registered Folder Select a registered folder from the Explore menu. The selected folder is opened with Windows Explorer. Shifts the selected folder upward. Shifts the selected folder downward. Allows you to register a new folder. The Register Folder dialog box appears.
  • Page 28: G Formatting The Hdd Card

    Formatting the HDD Card The HDD Card is FAT32-formatted before shipment. Therefore you generally do not need to perform partition creation or formatting. If the HDD Card becomes unusable after the HDD Card has been formatted using a device with a different format type, use the following procedure to perform partition creation and formatting.
  • Page 29: Error Message List

    You made an attempt to transfer MP3, WMA, or WAV files of unsupported formats. The Playlist format is incorrect. Use the TOSHIBA Audio Application to create a Playlist. You cannot include audio data from different drives in the same Playlist. Select audio data from the same drive.
  • Page 30: G Folder Structure

    Folder Structure The supplied HDD Card can store up to approximately 1000 audio data items (assuming 128 kbps, 5 minutes) average title length. Creating the following folder hierarchy on the HDD Card will allow you to easily select the desired audio data. Folders on the HDD Card Artist name 1 Album name 1...
  • Page 31: G Frequently Asked Questions (Faq)

    Q: Why does the TOSHIBA Audio Application fail to identify the HDD Card? The TOSHIBA Audio Application cannot identify a HDD Card inserted into the PC card slot of a personal computer if the HDD Card has never been inserted into MOBILPHILE after purchase.
  • Page 32 Printed in Japan © 2002 TOSHIBA CORPORATION GX1C0000A410 PX1C0000A4AA...

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