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Starting Nero MediaHome and sharing files with the PLAYSTATION3

In this tutorial you can follow the step-by-step procedure for starting Nero MediaHome for the first time and sharing media files with your PLAYSTATION3.

The following requirement has to be fulfilled:

  • The PLAYSTATION3 is connected to your computer.

Proceed as follows to share audio, video, and image files with your PLAYSTATION3:

  1. Start Nero MediaHome.
    • The first window of the start wizard is opened.
  2. Click the My Documents folder.
    • The folder is indexed and added to the list of shared files, meaning that not only the files in the folder but also any existing subfolders are shared.
    • The next window of the start wizard is opened.
    AttentionImage

    By sharing your files over the network you enable everybody throughout the LAN (local area network) to browse and download your shared media files. Please take care not to share any private or confidential files!

    AttentionImage

    The wireless streaming function of Nero MediaHome allows you to follow the current television program in all rooms and even outside. Use the TV Wizard to perform the necessary settings to the TV card and to select channels for streaming. However, these functions are not explained in this tutorial.

  3. Click the Skip button.
    • The Nero MediaHome media server is ready.
  4. Click the Start the media server now button to start the media server without adding additional folders to your shares.
    • The My Documents folder is shared and the Nero MediaHome media server is started.
  5. Click the Start the media server later button to share additional folders.
    • The main window is displayed.
  6. In the Local Folders tab on the Shares screen click the Add button.
    • The Browse For Folder window is displayed.
  7. Choose the folder you wish to share and click the OK button.
    • The folder is indexed and added to the list of shared files, meaning that not only the files in the folder but also any existing subfolders are shared.
  8. To share more folders, repeat the last two steps.
  9. Click the Start Server button in the bottom area of the main window.
    • The Nero MediaHome media server is started and the Status screen is displayed.
  • You have shared the desired media files and can play them now on your PLAYSTATION3.


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