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How to set up a DLNA server.

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By setting up your computer as a DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance) server, you can stream media, such as music, photos or video, over your network to a DLNA-supported device. DLNA devices include certain TVs, Blu-ray Disc® players and Home Theater systems, Hi-Fi component systems and computers.


  • 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 verify whether your computer has this software, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

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

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