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How to set up a DLNA server?

How to set up a DLNA server?

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By setting up your computer as a DLNA server, you can stream media, such as music over your network to a DLNA supported device. DLNA devices include certain Hi-Fi component systems and computers.

Important:

  • If you are using third-party firewall or security software, you must configure it to allow the DLNA server access to your network.
  • Not all VAIO® computers have the VAIO Media plus software. To see if your computer has a it, check the specifications, which are available through the Manuals/Specs/Warranty link on this page.

Depending on the software you would like to use, follow one of the links below to set up the DLNA server:

  • If using the Windows Media® Player 12 software and the Windows®7 operating system, follow this procedure.
  • If using the Windows Media Player 11 software and the Windows Vista® operating system, please visit this link.
  • If using the Windows Media Player 11 software and the Windows XP operating system, please visit this link.
  • If you are using the VAIO Media™ plus software, follow this procedure.
  • If you are using the EyeConnect® software and the Apple® Mac OS® operating system, follow this procedure.

After you set up the DLNA server, follow the set up instructions for your DLNA device to connect to the server.