Sony PCG-XG38 user manual

User manual for the device Sony PCG-XG38

Device: Sony PCG-XG38
Size: 2,73 MB
Date of adding : 2014-05-12 17:44:30
Number of pages: 138
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VAIO® Notebook
User Guide

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VAIO Notebook User Guide Updates and additions to software may require Notice to Users an additional charge. Subscriptions to online © 2000 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights service providers may require a fee and credit reserved. This manual and the software card information. Financial services may described herein, in whole or in part, may not require prior arrangements with participating be reproduced, translated, or reduced to any financial institutions. machine-readable form without

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Windows Media, Windows, Windows NT, and ❑ Use caution when installing or the Windows logo are registered trademarks of modifying telephone lines. Microsoft Corporation. Intel, SpeedStep, and ❑ Avoid using the modem during an Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation. PS/2 is registered trademark of IBM. electrical storm. ❑ Do not use the modem or a All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak. Safety Inform

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VAIO Notebook User Guide AVERTISSEMENT Pour prévenir tout risque ❑ Pour changer la pile de d’incendie ou d’électrocution, rechange, veuillez contacter votre centre de service Sony le garder cet appareil à l’abri de la plus près. pluie et de l’humidité. Comme le faisceau laser utilisé Pour prévenir tout risque ❑ par cet appareil est dangereux d’électrocution, ne pas ouvrir le pour les yeux, ne tentez pas de châssis de cet appareil et ne démonter le boîtier. Confiez confier son entreti

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interference by one or more of the following Regulatory Information measures: Declaration of Conformity Reorient or relocate the receiving ❑ antenna. Trade Name: SONY Increase the separation between ❑ Model No.: PCG-851A, PCG- the equipment and the receiver. 8512, PCG-852A, PCG-8522 Connect the equipment into an ❑ outlet on a circuit different from Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. that to which the receiver is Address: 1 Sony Drive connected. Park Ridge, NJ 07656 Consult the deale

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VAIO Notebook User Guide The REN is used to determine the quantity of commission, public service commission or devices which may be connected to the corporation commission for information.) telephone line. Excessive RENs on the telephone line may result in the devices not Telephone Consumer ringing in response to an incoming call. In Protection Act of 1991 most, but not all areas, the sum of the RENs should not exceed five (5.0). To be certain of the (United States) number of devices tha

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DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM ION BATTERY The battery pack used in this device may present a fire or You can return your unwanted lithium ion chemical burn hazard if batteries to your nearest Sony Service Center or mistreated. Do not Factory Service Center. disassemble, heat above 212×F (100×C) or incinerate. ✍ In some areas the disposal of lithium Dispose of used battery ion batteries in household or promptly. business trash may be prohibited. Keep away from children. La manutention incorrecte d

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VAIO Notebook User Guide Repairs to certified equipment should be installations de l’entreprise locale de coordinated by a representative designated by télécommunication. Le materiel doit egalement the supplier. Equipment malfunctions or any être installé en suivant une méthode acceptée de repairs or alterations made by the user to this raccordement. equipment may give the telecommunications L’abonné ne doit pas oublier qu’il est possible company cause to request that the user que la conf

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Contents Welcome ....................................................11 Features ....................................................................11 Unpacking Your VAIO® Notebook ........................12 Ergonomic Considerations .......................................14 Setting Up Your VAIO® Notebook ..........19 Locating the Controls and Connectors .....................19 Connecting a Power Source .....................................23 Starting Your Computer ..............................

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VAIO Notebook User Guide Connecting an i.LINK®-compatible Device ........... 62 VAIO® Action Setup .............................................. 65 Using Power Saving Modes ..................................... 69 Connecting Peripheral Devices ..............71 Connecting a Phone Line ......................................... 72 Using the Mini Docking Station ..............................73 Connecting a Printer to Your Computer .................. 86 Connecting an External Display ..............

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Welcome ® Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO Notebook . Sony has combined leading-edge technology in audio, video, computing, and communications to provide you with state-of-the-art personal computing. Features ✍ For a complete description of the specifications of your VAIO® notebook, “Specifications” on page 127. Your computer includes a Mobile Intel® ❑ Exceptional performance — Pentium® III Processor featuring Intel® SpeedStep™ technology and a V.90 * compatible K56flex mo

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VAIO Notebook User Guide Unpacking Your VAIO® Notebook Remove the following hardware items from the box: Main unit Power cord AC adapter FDD cable Rechargeable Weight saver battery pack Floppy disk drive (FDD) DVD-ROM drive Manuals ❑ VAIO® User Guide — Contains information on setting up your notebook, supplementary updates and software information. This manual describes the features and specifications of your notebook, the applications included with your system, how to contact software vendor

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Unpacking Your VAIO® Notebook Software CDs Allows you to reinstall Microsoft Word to the ❑ Microsoft® Word 2000 — Sony computer you purchased. Recovery CDs ❑ System Recovery CD(s) — Allows you to restore the software titles that shipped with your computer if they become corrupted or are erased. It can be used only to restore the hard disk of the Sony computer you purchased. ❑ Application Recovery CD(s) — Allows you to reinstall individual applications or device drivers if they are corrupte

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VAIO Notebook 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. Ergonomic Position Computer positioned directly in front of you Arms at desk level Wrists relaxed and flat ❑ Position of your computer — Place the computer directly in front of you as you work. Keep your forearms horizonta

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Ergonomic Considerations ❑ Viewing angle of the computer’s display — Use the display’s tilting feature to find the best position. You can reduce eye strain and muscle fatigue by adjusting the tilt of the display to the proper position. Adjust the brightness setting of the display also. ❑ 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 you

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VAIO Notebook User Guide ❑ The computer uses high-frequency radio signals and may cause interference to radio or TV reception. Should this occur, relocate the computer a suitable distance away from the set. ❑ Use only specified peripheral equipment and interface cables; otherwise, problems may result. ❑ Do not use cut or damaged connection cables. ❑ If the telephone company makes a service call to your home or office and determines that your computer is responsible for a problem, the telepho

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Ergonomic Considerations ❑ The screen becomes warm during operation. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction. ❑ The LCD is manufactured using high-precision technology. You may, however, see tiny black points and/or bright points (red, blue, or green) that continuously appear on the LCD. This is a normal result of the manufacturing process and does not indicate a malfunction. Cleaning the display filter Remove the clips on the top of the display before removing the optional 1 dis

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VAIO Notebook User Guide Installing Display Filter clips ✍ Sony computer supplies, accessories, and peripherals can be purchased from your local retailer or by accessing the Sony VAIO Direct Website (, or by calling 1-888-315-7669 (toll free). 18

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Setting Up Your VAIO® Notebook 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 1 Power indicator 2 Battery 1 and 2 indicators 3 Hard disk drive indicator 4 Num Lock indicator 5 Caps Lock indicator 19

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VAIO Notebook User Guide 6 Scroll Lock indicator 7 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen 8 Keyboard 9 Speakers 10 Internal microphone 11 Touchpad 12 Left/right buttons Back 1 Infrared port connector 2 Docking /Floppy disk drive connector 3 Monitor connector 4 USB connector 5 DC In connector 20

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