IBM PC/AT or compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating systems*.
Windows XP Home Edition (Service Pack 2 or later)/Windows XP professional (Service Pack 2 or later)/
Windows XP Media Center Edition (Service Pack 2 or later)/Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (Service
Pack 2 or later)/Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista Home Basic/
Windows Vista Home Premium/Windows Vista Business/Windows Vista Ultimate
Not supported by 64 bit version OS.
Not supported by OSs other than above.
* Excluding OS Versions not supported by Microsoft.
CPU: Pentium III 1.0 GHz or higher
RAM: 128 MB or more (For Windows Vista, 512 MB or more)
Hard Disk Drive: 380 MB or more of available space.
Display: Screen Resolution: 800 × 600 pixels (or higher) (recommended 1,024 × 768 or higher), Color: 8 bit or
higher (recommended 16 bit)
CD-ROM drive: Supporting Digital Music CD playback capabilities using WDM.
To create original CDs, a CD-R/RW drive is required.
USB port (Hi-Speed USB is recommended)
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, Windows Media Player 10 or 11 (Windows Media Player 11 recommended.
Some computers that already have Windows Media Player 10 installed may encounter file limitation (AAC,
video* files, etc.) that can be transferred by dragging and dropping.).
* NWZ-S615F/S616F/S618F only
Adobe Flash Player 8 or higher needs to be installed.
Broadband Internet connection is required to use Electronic Music Distribution (EMD) or to visit the web
We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above System Requirements.
Not supported by the following environments:
Personally constructed PCs or operating systems / An environment that is an upgrade of the original
manufacturer-installed operating system / Multi-boot environment / Multi-monitor environment / Macintosh
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Quick Start Guide
NWZ-S515 / S516 / S615F / S616F / S618F