Sony PCG-838 user manual

User manual for the device Sony PCG-838

Device: Sony PCG-838
Size: 3,22 MB
Date of adding : 2014-05-12 17:44:30
Number of pages: 121
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VAIO Notebook Computer
User Guide

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reduce energy consumption. It is an open Notice to Users system in which business proprietors can © 1999 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights participate voluntarily. The targeted reserved. This manual and the software products are office equipment such as described herein, in whole or in part, may computers, displays, printers, facsimiles not be reproduced, translated, or reduced and copiers. Their standards and logos are to any machine-readable form without uniform among participating n

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Safety Information AVERTISSEMENT o Pour prévenir tout risque d’incendie Owner’s Record ou d’électrocution, garder cet appareil The model number and serial number are à l’abri de la pluie et de l’humidité. located on the bottom of your Sony VAIO o Pour prévenir tout risque Notebook Computer. Record the serial d’électrocution, ne pas ouvir le châssis number in the space provided here. Refer de cet appareil et ne confier son to the model and serial number when you entretien qu’à une perso

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However, there is no guarantee that The REN is used to determine the quantity interference will not occur in a particular of devices which may be connected to the installation. If this equipment does cause telephone line. Excessive RENs on the harmful interference to radio or television telephone line may result in the devices not reception, which can be determined by ringing in response to an incoming call. In turning the equipment off and on, the user most, but not all areas, the sum of t

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This equipment cannot be used on public DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM ION coin service provided by the telephone BATTERY company. Connection to Party Line Service is subject to state and possible provincial You can return your unwanted lithium ion tariffs. (Contact the state or provincial batteries to your nearest Sony Service utility service commission, public service Center or Factory Service Center. commission or corporation commission for information.) - In some areas the disposal of lithium

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telecommunications company cause to ! The battery pack used in this request that the user disconnect the device may present a fire or equipment. chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Users should ensure for their own Do not disassemble, heat above protection that the electrical ground 212 F (100 C) or incinerate. connections of the power utility, telephone Dispose of used battery promptly. lines and internal metallic water pipe Keep away from children. system, if present, are connected

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possible que la conformité aux conditions énoncées ci-dessus n’empêche pas la dégradation du service dans certaines situations. Les réparations de matériel homologué doivent être coordonnées par un représentant désigné par le fournisseur. L’entreprise de télécommunications peut demander à l’utilisateur de débrancher un appareil à la suite de réparations ou de modifications effectuées par l’utilisateur ou à cause de mauvais fonctionnement. Pour sa propre protection, l’utilisateur doit

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Contents Welcome Ergonomic Considerations ............................................................. 2 Using Your Notebook Computer Locating the Controls and Connectors ......................................... 5 Connecting a Power Source ........................................................... 8 Starting Your Computer ............................................................... 12 Shutting Down Your Computer .................................................. 13 ® Registering Windows 98

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x VAIO Notebook Computer User Guide Connecting an External Mouse or Keyboard .............................57 Connecting External Speakers......................................................58 Connecting an External Microphone...........................................59 Connecting a Digital Still Camera or Other Serial Device .......60 Connecting a Digital Video Camera Recorder...........................61 Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) Device ......................62 Customizing Your

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Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO Notebook Computer. Sony has combined leading-edge technology in audio, video, computing, and communications to provide you with state-of-the-art personal computing. About the User Guide The User Guide offers a quick introduction and reference to your Sony Notebook computer. q Using Your VAIO® Notebook Computer shows you how to use the standard components of your system. q Connecting Peripheral Devices explains how you can add functi

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2 VAIO Notebook Computer User Guide Ergonomic Considerations You will be using your notebook computer as a portable device in a variety of environments. Whenever possible, you should attempt to apply the following ergonomic considerations to both stationary and portable environments. Computer positioned directly in front of you Arms at desk level Wrists relaxed and flat q Position of your computer – Place the computer directly in front of you as you work. Keep your forearms horizontal, with

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Welcome 3 q Lighting – Choose a location where windows and lights do not create glare and reflection on the display. Use indirect lighting to avoid bright spots on the display. You can also purchase accessories for your display that help reduce glare. Proper lighting adds to your comfort and work effectiveness. q Tilt stand – You use the tilt stand to place the computer at an angle that allows comfortable typing. q Placement of an external display – When using an external display, set the

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Using Your Notebook Computer This section describes how to start using your computer and how to use your computer’s internal and external devices, such as the touchpad, floppy disk drive, and DVD-ROM drive. Locating the Controls and Connectors Front Num Caps Scroll 12 Lock Lock Lock 1 LCD screen (pages 20, 91) 7 Power indicator (pages 12, 19) 2 8 Speakers (page 58) Battery 1 and 2 indicators (pages 19, 70) 3 9 Keyboard (page 16) Hard disk drive indicator (page 19) 4 Microphone (page 59) 10 Nu

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6 VAIO Notebook Computer User Guide Left Power switch (page 12) 1 4 Headphone connector (pages 30, 58) 2 Hard disk drive 5 Microphone connector (page 59) Line In connector 3 Battery bay (pages 9, 48) 6 - There is a ventilation slot located directly above the headphone connector. Do not cover the ventilation slot when your computer is on.

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Using Your Notebook Computer 7 Right Phone line jack (page 44) Drive bay (pages 23, 26) 1 3 PC card slots (page 33) 2 Back cover cover 1 6 Monitor connector (page 54) DC In (page 8) Docking station port (page 45) 2 7 Serial connector (page 60) Infrared port (page 36) 3 8 / FDD/Printer connector (page 53) 4 USB connector (page 62) 5 / Mouse/Keyboard connector (page 57)

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8 VAIO Notebook Computer User Guide Connecting a Power Source You can use either AC power or a rechargeable battery pack as a power source. Using the AC Adapter 1 Plug the cable attached to the AC adapter into the DC In connector on the computer. 2 Plug one end of the power cord into the AC adapter. 3 Plug the other end of the power cord into an AC outlet. Notebook computer 1 AC adapter (supplied) 3 2 DC in Power cord (supplied)

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Using Your Notebook Computer 9 Using Battery Power You can use one or two battery packs as a source of power. The second battery pack inserts into the drive bay on the right side of the computer. (See “Using Power Saving Modes” on page 38.) Additional battery packs are available as a separate option. The battery pack that comes with your computer is not fully charged at the time of purchase. Follow the steps below to insert and charge the battery pack. To insert the battery pack 1 Open the

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10 VAIO Notebook Computer User Guide To charge the battery pack 1 Connect the AC adapter to the computer. 2 Insert the battery pack. The computer automatically charges the battery (the battery indicator light flashes in a double blink pattern as the battery charges). When the battery is 85 percent full, the battery indicator light turns off. This process takes approximately two hours. To charge the battery completely, continue charging for an additional hour. A fully charged battery pack su

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