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Notice © 2003 Sony Electronics Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. This manual and the software described herein, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, translated, or reduced to any machine-readable form without prior written approval. SONY ELECTRONICS INC. PROVIDES NO WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL, THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTA
Important information for Canadian customers: Your new VAIO® computer includes certain software versions or upgrades, and Internet services or offers that are available to U.S. customers only. Sony, VAIO, the VAIO logo, Image Station, SonicStage, DVgate, MagicGate, PictureGear, i.LINK, Memory Stick, and the Memory Stick Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony. Intel and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. Microsoft, Windows, and the Window
Safety Information and Caution Your computer’s installed optical drives may vary, depending on the system configuration you have purchased. See the online specification sheet for details on your installed optical drives. For questions regarding your product or for the Sony Service Center nearest you, visit the Sony Computing Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/pcsupport. ❑ To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose your desktop to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not o
❑ Pour prévenir tout risque d’incendie ou d’électrocution, garder cet appareil à l’abri de la pluie et de l’humidité. ❑ Pour prévenir tout risque d’électrocution, ne pas ouvrir le châssis de cet appareil et ne confier son entretien qu’à une personne qualifiée. ❑ Ne jamais effectuer l’installation de fil modem ou téléphone durant un orage électrique. ❑ Ne jamais effectuer l’installation d’une prise téléphonique dans un endroit mouillé à moins que la prise soit conçue à cet effet. ❑ Ne jamais t
Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: PCV-2220 PCV-2222 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 680 Kinderkamack Rd Oradell, NJ 07649 Telephone: 201-930-6972 This phone number is for FCC-related matters only. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference t
FCC Part 68 This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules and the requirements adopted by the ACTA. On the modem card is a label that contains, among other information, a product identifier in the format US:AAAEQ##TXXXX. If requested, this number must be provided to the telephone company. This modem uses the USOC RJ-11 telephone jack. A telephone plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 rules
Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (United States) The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or other electronic device, including FAX machines, to send any message unless such message clearly contains, in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page or on the first page of the transmission, the date and time it is sent and an identification of the business, other entity, or individual sending the message, and the teleph
Disposal of Lithium Battery You can return your unwanted lithium batteries to your nearest Sony Service Center or Factory Service Center. For the location of the Sony Service Center nearest you, visit the Sony Computing Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/pcsupport. ✍ In some areas the disposal of lithium batteries in household or business trash may be prohibited. Do not handle damaged or leaking Ne pas manipuler les batteries au lithium batteries. lithium qui fuient ou sont endommagées
Industry Canada Notice This equipment meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications. The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is an indication of the maximum number of devices allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the RENs of all the devices does not exceed 5. Avis de L’Industrie Canada Le presént matériel est conforme aux spécifications techniques a
Contents Getting Started ..........................................13 Unpacking Your Computer .......................................14 Locating Controls And Ports ...................17 About the Front Panel ...............................................18 About the Back Panel................................................20 About the Keyboard ..................................................24 Setting Up Your Computer .......................27 Connecting a Display (Monitor) .................
GETTING STARTED Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO® computer! Your new, high-performance, multimedia computer combines state-of-the-art computer functionality with the latest audio, video and information technology features. 13
VAIO Computer Quick Start Unpacking Your Computer Your computer may not be supplied with all of the accessories shown, depending on the system configuration you purchased. For details on the accessories supplied with your computer, see the online Specifications sheet. Computer and supplied accessories (See the online specifications sheet for details about supplied accessories.) System Unit Speakers Mouse Modem Cable Keyboard Power Cord 14
Unpacking Your Computer Manuals ❑ VAIO® Computer Quick Start — Provides basic information on setting up and registering your computer. The Quick Start also provides resources for technical support, safety guidelines and owner’s information. ❑ Microsoft® Windows® XP Guide — Explains how to use the basic features of the latest Windows operating system. Hard Disk Drive Recovery Your computer is equipped with a utility program that enables you to recover your computer’s operating system and prei
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Locating Controls And Ports This section is intended to familiarize you with the controls, ports and jacks on your computer. Your computer may not be equipped with all of these hardware features and the location of the controls, ports, and jacks may vary from the illustrations shown in this section. To view the specific connection capabilities for your system, see the online specifications sheet. 17
VAIO Computer Quick Start About the Front Panel The front panel of your VAIO® Computer enables access to the optical and floppy disk drives. It also includes access to the Universal Serial Bus (USB) and i.LINK® ports that enable you to connect compatible peripheral devices. Front panel 1 8 2 9 3 10 4 11 5 6 12 S400 13 7 1 Optical drive 1 See the online specifications sheet for optical drive information. 2 Optical drive 2 See the online specifications sheet for optical drive information. 3 Fl
About the Front Panel 6 Standby indicator Light is amber when the computer is in Stand by mode. 7 i.LINK 4-pin S400 port (IEEE 1394) Connection for a compatible digital device. 8 Optical drive 1 eject button Ejects a disc from Optical drive 1. 9 Optical drive 2 eject button Ejects a disc from Optical drive 2. 10 Floppy disk eject button Ejects a floppy disk. 11 Power indicator (VAIO) Light is blue when the computer is on. The light turns off when the computer is in Standby mode or turned off. 1
VAIO Computer Quick Start About the Back Panel The back panel of your computer contains the ports for supplied and optional accessories. The icons on the back panel locate and identify the ports and jacks on your computer. ✍ Your system may vary based on the configuration you purchased. Back panel (PCV-RS320 series model) 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 13 14 8 15 9 MONITOR 10 11 1 AC Input port Connection for the supplied power cord. 2Mouse port Connection for a PS/2® mouse. 3 Keyboard port Connection for a