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What is the Remote Play for Playstation3 software?

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The Remote Play for PlayStation®3 software allows you to display the PlayStation3 system screen on this computer via a local area network or over the Internet. You then can remotely operate the system from this computer and view or play non-copyright protected content such as personal video, music and pictures.

The Remote Play for PlayStation3 software is preinstalled on Fall 2010 VAIO® computers and is available for download on all Windows® 7 preinstalled VAIO computers. To determine if the software is available for your computer, visit the Remote for PlayStation3 software for VAIO Computers web site.

NOTE: To determine if your computer came preinstalled with the Windows® 7 operating system, check the specifications online. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

A procedure is available  with instructions about how to set up the software.