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Chapter 5 Using The Software; Starting And Exiting The Utility Software; Starting - Sony PDW-U1 Operation Manual

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Using the Software
5-1 Starting and
Exiting the Utility
Software

5-1-1 Starting

First make sure that this unit is connected to
the computer.
For connection details, see 3-2-1 "Connecting to a
Computer" (page 19).
On a Windows computer
With the computer connected to this unit,
carry out any of the following.
• Open the folder in which the utility
software is installed, then double-click
on U1_Utility.exe.
• Click the Start button, and then select
"All Programs" > "Sony XDCAM
Drive" > "U1 Utility."
This displays the home window of the
utility software.
Notes
• When you are using Windows XP, you
must log on to the computer as a user
with Computer Administrator privileges
to start the utility software.
• When you log into Windows Vista as an
Administrator and start this software with
User Account Control enabled, a dialog
appears asking for permission to
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5-1 Starting and Exiting the Utility Software

Chapter
continue. Click the Continue button to
continue.
• When you are using Windows Vista,
privileges differ as follows depending on
whether User Account Control is enabled
or disabled.
- When User Account Control is
enabled: The utility software demands
Administrator privileges and Windows
Vista opens a dialog asking you to
confirm the elevation of privileges
from a limited user account to an
Administrator account. If you approve
the elevation of privileges, the utility
software will run with Administrator
privileges. In this case, you can use all
the functions of the utility software. If
you attempt to start the utility software
without approving the elevation of
privileges, a dialog appears to inform
you that the software will run under a
limited user account. It also informs
you which restrictions will be
imposed. If you start the utility
software in limited mode, you cannot
change the settings in the User Settings
screen or use a log deletion function.
- When User Account Control is
disabled: Windows Vista will not open
a dialog confirming the elevation of
privileges and the utility software will
run with Administrator privileges. In
this case, you can use all the functions
of the utility software.
On a Macintosh computer
Open the folder in which the utility
software is installed, and then double-click
U1 Utility.
This displays the home window of the
utility software.
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