Sony VGN - N100 Series user manual

User manual for the device Sony VGN - N100 Series

Device: Sony VGN - N100 Series
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Date of adding : 2013-07-11 17:44:38
Number of pages: 160
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User Guide
Personal Computer
VGN-N100 Series

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2 nN Contents Before Use .........................................................................................................................................................................6 Documentation.............................................................................................................................................................6 Ergonomic Considerations............................................................................................................

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3 nN Using Peripheral Devices.................................................................................................................................................61 Connecting External Speakers ..................................................................................................................................62 Connecting an External Display.................................................................................................................................63

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4 nN Precautions ......................................................................................................................................................................96 On Handling the LCD Screen ....................................................................................................................................97 On Using the Power Source ..............................................................................................................................

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5 nN Floppy Disks ............................................................................................................................................................137 Audio/Video..............................................................................................................................................................138 Memory Stick Media ..................................................................................................................................

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6 nN Before Use Before Use ® Congratulations on your purchase of this Sony VAIO computer, and welcome to the on-screen User Guide. Sony has combined leading-edge technology in audio, video, computing, and communications to provide state-of-the-art personal computing. Documentation Your documentation includes printed information and user guides to read on your VAIO computer. Printed Documentation ❑ Welcome mat — Contains an overview of connections, setting up information, etc. ❑ Safety Informat

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7 nN Before Use Non-printed Documentation ❑ User Guide (this manual) — Contains features of your computer. It also includes information about the software programs included with your computer, as well as information on solving common problems. ❑ Specifications — The online Specifications describe the hardware and software configuration of your VAIO computer. To view the online Specifications: 1 Connect to the Internet. 2 Go to the Sony online support Web site at http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAI

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8 nN Before Use Ergonomic Considerations You will be using your computer as a portable device in a variety of environments. Whenever possible, you should attempt to take account of the following ergonomic considerations to both stationary and portable environments: ❑ Position of your computer – Place the computer directly in front of you (1). Keep your forearms horizontal (2), with your wrists in a neutral, comfortable position (3) while using the keyboard, touch pad, or external mouse. Let yo

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9 nN Before Use ❑ 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 as well. ❑ 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 displa

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10 nN Getting Started Getting Started This section describes how to get started with using your VAIO computer. ! Before starting your computer for the first time, do not connect any new hardware that did not originally come with your computer. Make sure to start up your computer with only the supplied accessories connected and set up your system. Upon completion, connect one device (for example, a printer, an external hard disk drive, a scanner, and so on) at a time, following the manufacturer

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11 nN Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports Take a moment to identify the controls and ports shown on the following pages. Front A Num lock indicator (page 16) B Caps lock indicator (page 16) C Scroll lock indicator (page 16) D Power button E LCD screen (page 97) F Keyboard (page 26) G Touch pad (page 28) H Power indicator (page 16) I Battery indicator (page 16) J Hard disk drive indicator (page 16) K WLAN (Wireless LAN) indicator (page 16) L SD memory card slot (page 48) M Media Access in

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12 nN Getting Started Back A Network (Ethernet) port (page 76) B Modem port (page 51) C Battery connector (page 19) D DC IN port (page 17)

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13 nN Getting Started Right A WIRELESS switch (page 52) B Headphones jack (page 62) C Microphone jack (page 69) *1 D Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) ports (page 70) ™ *2 E ExpressCard /34 slot (page 40) F Air vents G Monitor (VGA) port (page 63) H i.LINK (IEEE 1394) S400 port (page 74) *1 Supports high-/full-/low- speeds. *2 Referred to as the ExpressCard slot hereinafter.

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14 nN Getting Started Left A Security slot B Optical disc drive (page 29) C Optical disc drive indicator (page 16) D Drive eject button (page 29) E Manual eject hole (page 124)

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15 nN Getting Started Bottom A Air vents B Memory module compartment cover (page 92) C Built-in speakers

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16 nN Getting Started About the Indicator Lights Your computer is equipped with the following indicator lights. Indicator Functions Power 1 Illuminates when the power of the computer is on, blinks when the computer is in Standby mode, and turns off when the computer is in Hibernate mode or off. Battery e Illuminates when the computer is using battery power, blinks when the battery pack is running out of power, and double-blinks when the battery pack is charging. Media Access Illuminates when d

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17 nN Getting Started Connecting a Power Source You can use either an AC adapter or a rechargeable battery pack as a power source for your computer. Using the AC Adapter ✍ Use your computer only with the supplied AC adapter. The supplied AC adapter has an attachment on its plug to avoid accidental disconnection. To use the AC adapter 1 Plug one end of the power cord (1) into the AC adapter (3). 2 Plug the other end of the power cord into an AC outlet (2). 3 Plug the cable attached to the AC adap

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18 nN Getting Started ✍ To disconnect your computer completely from AC power, unplug the AC adapter. Make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If you do not use your computer for a long period of time, place the computer into Hibernate mode. See Using Hibernate Mode (page 85). This power saving mode saves the time of shutting down or resuming. The plug attachment can be detached and reattached with the plug in the reversed direction.

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19 nN Getting Started Using the Battery Pack The battery pack supplied with your computer is not fully charged at the time of purchase. Installing the Battery Pack To install the battery pack 1 Turn off the computer and close the LCD screen lid. 2 Slide the battery lock switch (1) to the UNLOCK position. 3 Slide the battery pack into the battery compartment until it clicks into place. 4 Slide the battery lock switch (1) to the LOCK position to secure the battery pack on the computer. ✍ When your

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20 nN Getting Started ! This computer is designed to operate only with genuine Sony batteries.


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