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What are the system requirements to use the Network Walkman™ player or Net MD™ Walkman® recorder with a computer?

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The system requirements to use the Network Walkman™ player or Net MD™ Walkman® recorder with a computer are as follows:

Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000, XP Home Edition, or XP Professional operating system.

NOTE: Only the operating system originally bundled with the computer is supported.

CPU Intel® Pentium® II 400MHz or higher (Intel® Pentium® lll 450MHz or higher is recommended).
Random Access Memory (RAM) 64MB or higher (128MB or higher is recommended).
Hard Disk More than 120MB.

NOTE: Additional space is required for storing music data.

Display 800x480 resolution with high color 16-bit or more (800x600 or more is recommended).
CDROM CD recording capability depends on the CDROM drive and the driver.
USB port A USB port is required to use external devices or media.

NOTE: Connection through a USB hub is not supported.

Others Internet access for web registration; Microsoft® Windows Media® Player 7 or higher for playing the Microsoft® Windows Media® Audio (WMA) format files.

** Information regarding upgrading to the latest version of Sony's music management software is available at the Digital Music Player Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport . Please note system requirements prior to upgrading your current application.