Pink, I did some research at Sony.com & this blurb is taken from the FAQ's for your model #
How to connect a digital camcorder to a computer to transfer USB streaming video.
Follow this procedure to connect a digital camcorder to a computer to transfer USB streaming video.
The computer must have a standard factory installed USB port and compatible video software. USB streaming is not supported on computers running the Microsoft® Windows® 98 operating system or earlier.
USB streaming is not compatible on computers running an Apple® Mac OS® operating system.
Not all Sony® digital camcorders have USB streaming capability. Consult the instruction manual of the camcorder for compatibility information.
I hope this helps you. Here is the website in case you want to check for yourselfhttp://esupport.sony.com/
IBM Clone Intel Pentium 4 processor 3.08GHz, 2GB RAM, NVidia GeForce 7600 256mb video card AGP, ASUS MB