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To users of Memory Stick USB Reader/Writers and Adaptors: Informing the end of support for Windows 98/Windows 98 Second Edition/Windows Millennium Edition

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2006-09-14

Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will end support for Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows Millennium on July 11th, 2006.

Sony may not be able to extend the support for the following products used on these Operating Systems. Future upgrade programs for Sonic Stage*, Memory Stick Formatter* which have been bundled with the following products as well as Memory Stick File Rescue Software would no longer be available.

Memory Stick USB Reader/Writers:
MSAC-US20
MSAC-US30
MSAC-US40
MSAC-US1
MSAC-US5
MSAC-US70

Adaptors:
MSAC-PC1
MSAC-PC2
MSAC-PC2N
MSAC-PC3
MSAC-PC4
MSAC-FD1A
MSAC-FD2M
MSAC-FD2MA
MSAC-MCF1

*All versions of these software are provided by the CD-ROMs bundled with Memory Stick USB Reader/Writers, or downloaded from the “Memory Stick Support” website.

The online self-support that Microsoft Corporation offers will expire on July 11th, 2007.

Please access the following web pages of Microsoft Corporation for details :

Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Millennium Edition Support ends on July 11, 2006

Microsoft Support Lifecycle Expiration Dates Adjustment

Microsoft Support Lifecycle

This information comes from the web pages of Microsoft Corporation. The information above is based on current findings and report, and is subjected to changes in the future. Microsoft Corporation and SONY Corporation do not guarantee the accuracy of the information.