Sony PCG-R505 user manual

User manual for the device Sony PCG-R505

Device: Sony PCG-R505
Size: 1,02 MB
Date of adding : 2014-03-22 17:45:00
Number of pages: 60
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VAIO® Computer
Quick Start
PCG-R505 Series

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Contents Welcome.......................................................5 Features .......................................................................6 Unpacking Your Computer .........................................7 Registering Your Computer ........................................9 Accessing the User Guide ...........................................9 About Adding Memory ...............................................9 Setting Up Your Dial-Up Connection.......................10 Setting Up

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Using Your Recovery CDs .......................................40 Troubleshooting........................................47 Troubleshooting Your Computer..............................48 Troubleshooting the Docking Station .......................51 Troubleshooting the LCD Screen .............................52 Troubleshooting the Mouse and Touchpad ..............52 Getting Help...............................................55 Support Options ............................

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Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO® computer. Sony has combined leading-edge technology in audio, video, computing, and communications to provide you with state-of-the-art personal computing. 5

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Features ✍ For complete specifications of your VAIO® computer, refer to the Specifications flyer supplied with your computer. ❑ Exceptional performance — Your computer includes a mobile Intel® * † Pentium® III processor and a V.90 modem. ❑ Portability — Rechargeable battery pack provides hours of use without AC power, even while you use the optional docking station. ❑ Sony audio and video quality — High-quality MPEG2 video, which supports full-screen display (12.1-

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Unpacking Your Computer Unpacking Your Computer Remove the following hardware, documents, and CDs from the box: Hardware Main Unit Power Cord AC Adapter * Docking Station Rechargeable Battery Pack * Docking station supplied with selected models. Documents ❑ VAIO® Computer User Guide — A searchable online help file that contains detailed information on how to use your new computer. To open this file, click Start on the taskbar, Help and Support, and then VAIO User Guide. ❑ VAIO® Computer Quick

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start ❑ VAIO® Computer Specifications (Windows® XP) — an online file that details the hardware specifications and lists the installed software applications for your computer. ❑ VAIO® Computer Specifications (Windows® 2000) — a printed sheet that details your computer's hardware specifications. ❑ VAIO Computer Safety Information — Explains notes on use and offers safety tips. Software CDs ❑ Microsoft® Word — Enables you to reinstall Microsoft Word to the VAIO® compute

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Registering Your Computer Registering Your Computer Take advantage of Sony’s commitment to quality customer support and receive these benefits by registering your computer: ❑ Sony Customer Support — Talk to a Support Representative to troubleshoot problems you may be having with your computer. ❑ Limited Warranty — Protect your investment. See the Warranty Card for more details. ✍ You are prompted to register your computer the first time you turn on the unit. Follow the on-screen instructions

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Setting Up Your Dial-Up Connection This section describes the basic steps for setting up your dial-up connection. The Connection Wizard guides you through the process of connecting to the Internet and choosing an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or setting up an existing account. Setting up your Internet connection (Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system) 1 Click Start, point to All Programs, Accessories, Communications, and then click New Connection Wizard. The Lo

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Setting Up Your Dial-Up Connection Phone and Modem Options window 3 Select the location from where you are dialing, and click OK. The New Connection Wizard window appears. New Connection Wizard window 4 Follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up your Internet connection. 11

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Setting up your dial-up connection (Microsoft® Windows® 2000) 1 Click Start, point to Programs, Accessories, Communications, and then click Internet Connection Wizard. The Internet Connection Wizard window appears. Internet Connection Wizard window 2 Follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up your Internet connection. 12

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Setting Up Your VAIO Computer This section describes the following: ❑ Locating Controls and Ports ❑ Connecting the Docking Station ❑ Disconnecting the Docking Station ❑ Connecting a Power Source ❑ Starting Your Computer ❑ Shutting Down Your Computer 13

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Locating Controls and Ports Front OFF ON WIRELESS LAN 4 5 6 1 Hard disk drive indicator 9 Touchpad 2 Num lock indicator 10 Left and right buttons 3 Caps lock indicator 11 Power indicator 4 Scroll lock indicator 12 Battery indicator 5 LCD screen 13 Memory Stick® media indicator 6 Speakers 14 Docking station indicator * 7 Power button 15 Wireless LAN indicator * 8 Keyboard 16 Wireless LAN switch * Wireless LAN capabilities are available on selected models. 14

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Locating Controls and Ports Back 1 Battery port Left 12 3 4 5 1 DC In port 4 Memory Stick® media slot 2 USB port 5 PC Card slot 3 Air vent 15

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Right 1 USB port 5 Peripheral device DC Out port 2 Headphone jack 6 VGA (monitor) port 3 Microphone jack 7 Ethernet port 4 i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) S400 8 Telephone line jack port Only connect 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX cables to the Ethernet port. Do not connect any other type of network cable or any telephone line. Connecting cables other than those listed above may result in an electric current overload and could cause a malfunction, excessive heat, or fire i

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Locating Controls and Ports Removing Rubber Tab Rubber tab ✍ Gently pull the rubber tab away from the computer to find the Ethernet port and phone line jack. Bottom 1 Docking station connector 5 Air vent 2 Battery Unlock/Lock switch 6 Reset switch 3 Battery Unlock switch 7 Ventilation fan 4 Air vent 17

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start On the Docking Station Your computer may come with a PCGA-DSM51 docking station, depending on the model you purchased. This docking station offers the following features: ❑ A floppy disk drive. ❑ An optical drive. ❑ A back panel that enables you to connect additional peripherals to your computer, as shown below. Back Panel 1 USB ports 5 Ethernet/Network port (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) * 2 VGA (monitor) port 6 i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) S400 port 3 Serial port 7 Printer port 4

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Locating Controls and Ports Left 1 Left lever 3 Floppy disk drive 2 Air vent Right 1 Optical drive 3 DC In indicator 2 Undock switch 4 Right lever 19

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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Connecting the Docking Station You may connect your computer to the docking station as long as it is not in a power saving mode, i.e., Standby or Hibernate. Connecting the computer while it is in a power saving mode may result in data loss or a computer malfunction. Note the following before connecting your computer to the docking station: ❑ Disconnect the VGA, USB, AC, and Ethernet devices from your computer. Leaving these devices connected while you connect the d


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