About this guide

This user's guide describes the operations related to the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system software. For information on hardware functions and use and handling precautions, refer to the documentation supplied with your PSP™ system.

Notes on viewing the guide

It is recommended that the guide be viewed under the following conditions:

Navigating the guide using the PSP™ system

Use the basic operations below to navigate the guide using the PSP™ system's Internet browser. For information on the Internet browser's operating methods, go to (Network) > (Internet Browser).

square button + analog stick Scroll
L button Return to the previous page

Explanation of button references in the guide

The PSP™ system buttons used for entering and cancelling items vary depending on the region and product. As a convention, English and other European language versions of this guide use ecks for entering an item and circle for cancelling an item, while other language versions use circle for entering and ecks for cancelling.

Printing the guide

You can print the guide using a PC. These instructions assume use of Microsoft® Internet Explorer®.

1.

Select [Manual index] from the cover page of this guide.

2.

From the [File] menu, select [Print].

3.

From the options tab, select the checkbox for [Print all linked documents], and then select [Print]. Depending on the PC and printer in use, pages may not print in order of the Manual Index.

About software

Software developed by the NetBSD Foundation, Inc. and its contributors is used for the communication functions of this product. For more information, see http://www.scei.co.jp/psp-license/pspnet.txt


This product adopts S3TC texture compression technology under license from S3 Graphics, Co., Ltd.


This product includes RSA BSAFE Cryptographic software from RSA Security Inc.
RSA, BSAFE are either registered trademarks or trademarks of RSA Security Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. RSA Security Inc. All rights reserved.


U.S. and foreign patents licensed from Dolby Laboratories.


MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.


This product contains Internet browser software of ACCESS Co., Ltd.
Copyright © 1996-2008 ACCESS Co., Ltd.
is a trademark or registered trademark of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries.


This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary.


The PSP™ system's RSS Channel feature uses RSS (Really Simple Syndication) 2.0 technology. For details on RSS 2.0, visit
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss


Contains Macromedia® Flash® Player technology by Adobe
Copyright © 1995-2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
Flash, Macromedia, and Macromedia Flash are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.


Portions of the PSP™ system software require the following notices (these statements do not affect the limited warranty offered on the PSP™ system or UMD™ software):

This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.

Copyright © 1988-1997 Sam Leffler
Copyright © 1991-1997 Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that (i) the above copyright notices and this permission notice appear in all copies of the software and related documentation, and (ii) the names of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics may not be used in any advertising or publicity relating to the software without the specific, prior written permission of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics.


THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


IN NO EVENT SHALL SAM LEFFLER OR SILICON GRAPHICS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.


THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD ("AVC VIDEO") AND/OR (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM


THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE MPEG-4 VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODING VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE MPEG-4 VISUAL STANDARD ("MPEG-4 VIDEO") AND/OR (ii) DECODING MPEG-4 VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED BY MPEG LA TO PROVIDE MPEG-4 VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING THAT RELATING TO PROMOTIONAL, INTERNAL AND COMMERCIAL USES AND LICENSING MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, LLC. SEE HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM


THE FOREGOING PATENT LICENSE NOTICE OF MPEG LA, LLC SHALL APPLY EQUALLY WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT UNDER THE MPEG-4 VISUAL AND AVC PATENTS OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY AT&T CORP, AND ITS AFFILIATES.

About trademarks

"", "PlayStation", "", "PS3", "UMD" and "" are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


"XMB" and "xross media bar" are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


"SONY" , "Memory Stick Duo", "Memory Stick PRO Duo", "Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo", "Memory Stick Micro", "M2", "Memory Stick", "", "SonicStage", "MagicGate", "ATRAC3plus", "ATRAC3" and "LocationFree" are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Corporation.


"Qriocity logo" and "Qriocity" are trademarks of Sony Corporation.


"SensMe" and the"" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB.


ATOK is a registered trademark of JUSTSYSTEM CORP. in Japan and other countries.


The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.


Microsoft, Windows, Windows Media and Internet Explorer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc.


PCEngine is a registered trademark of HUDSON SOFT CO., LTD. and NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.
Trademark registered and applicable in Japan.


SHOUTCAST is a trademark of AOL LLC.


TRENDMICRO is a registered trademark of Trend Micro Incorporated.
Copyright © 2009 Trend Micro Incorporated. All rights reserved.


All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.