Sony VAIO Personal Computer user manual

User manual for the device Sony VAIO Personal Computer

Device: Sony VAIO Personal Computer
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Date of adding : 2013-07-05 17:45:21
Number of pages: 149
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Welcome
Congratulations on your purchase of this Sony VAIO® computer, and
welcome to the VAIO User Guide.
This User Guide provides detailed information on all aspects of using
your new VAIO computer, from keyboard functions to preinstalled
software applications.
In the left navigation window, click the topics you want to learn more
about, and that information will be displayed in this main window.
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Welcome.......................................................1 Using Your VAIO Computer .....................11 Using the Keyboard...................................................12 Functions of the keyboard keys .........................................13 Combinations and functions with the Windows key .........14 Indicators ...........................................................................15 Combinations and functions with the Fn key ....................17 Using VAIO Action Setup .

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Change text in this variable definition to document title. Connecting to a LAN................................................ 36 To set up your ethernet connection................................... 37 To connect to a network.................................................... 38 Connecting to a Wireless LAN................................. 39 Turning On Wireless LAN................................................ 39 The Wireless LAN Access Point ...................................... 39 Commun

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Connecting an i.LINK Device...................................58 Connecting an External Display................................61 To connect a computer display ..........................................62 To connect a projector .......................................................62 To connect a TV ................................................................65 Connecting a USB Printer .........................................66 To connect a printer .........................................

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Change text in this variable definition to document title. Displaying Battery Information ................................ 81 Battery icon descriptions................................................... 81 Displaying detailed battery information ........................... 83 Changing the window design of Sony software................ 84 Selecting the Display Mode...................................... 85 To select the display mode................................................ 85 Adding Memory.

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Troubleshooting......................................115 Troubleshooting Your Computer ............................116 My computer does not start. ............................................116 My computer starts, but a BIOS error appears. ...............116 My computer starts, but the message “Operating system not found” appears and Windows does not start....................117 My computer stops responding or does not shut down. ..118 The Power Management setting is not responding..........11

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Change text in this variable definition to document title. 124 My PC Card is not working. ........................................... 124 Troubleshooting i.LINK devices ............................125 I cannot establish a connection between two VAIO comput- ers when using an i.LINK cable...................................... 125 Troubleshooting Software....................................... 126 My software program stops responding or crashes......... 126 When I click an application icon, the me

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Troubleshooting Memory Stick Media ...................133 Image files do not open even though I insert Memory Stick media into the slot............................................................133 Memory Stick media does not work. I cannot access the re- movable drive. .................................................................133 Getting Help.............................................135 Support Options.......................................................136 Software Support Inform

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Using Your VAIO Computer This section describes the following aspects of your new computer: ❑ Using the Keyboard ❑ Using VAIO Action Setup ❑ Using the Jog Dial Control ❑ Using Memory Stick Media ❑ Using PC Cards ❑ Using Power Saving Modes ❑ Connecting a Phone Line ❑ Connecting to a LAN ❑ Connecting to a Wireless LAN 11

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VAIO® Computer Using the Keyboard Your keyboard is very similar to a typewriter’s, but your computer keyboard has additional keys that perform specific computer-related tasks. Keyboard Correction Function keys Print Screen Escape key keys key Shift key Shift key Ctrl key Fn key Alt key Numeric Navigation keys keypad area Windows® key Applications key 12

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Using the Keyboard Functions of the keyboard keys Key Description Numeric keypad area Contains the keys found on a typical calculator. Use the numeric keypad area to type numbers or to perform mathematical calculations such as addition and subtraction. Numbers appear on the front beveled edge of the numeric keys. Note that you must press the Num Lock key to activate the numeric keypad. (When you do so, the Num Lock light will be on.) Navigation keys Several keys are devoted to moving the c

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VAIO® Computer Key Description Operator keys (Shift, Several keys are always used with at least one other key: Ctrl, Alt keys) Ctrl, Alt, and Shift. When held down with another key, the Ctrl (Control) and Alt (Alternate) keys offer another way to give commands. For example, in many applications, instead of choosing the Save command from a menu, you can hold down Ctrl and press the S key (referred to as Ctrl+S). The Shift key operates the same way as on a typewriter; it is used to produce

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Using the Keyboard Combination Function + F Displays the Search window to find a file or folder. This is the equivalent of selecting Search from the Start menu. + Ctrl + F Displays the Search Results: Computers window where you can locate other computers. This is the equivalent of selecting Search and then Computers from the Start menu. + M Minimizes all displayed windows (with Num Lock off). Shift + + M Returns all minimized windows to their previous size. + R Displays the Run window.

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VAIO® Computer Indicator Function Wireless LAN ****to add text**** Memory ****to edit: When indicator is lit, data is read from or written to Stick® the Memory Stick media. (Do not enter Standby mode or turn off the computer when this indicator light is on.) When indicator is off, the Memory Stick media is not being accessed. Num Lock When indicator is lit, the number keys area in the numeric keypad are active. When indicator is off, the alphanumeric character keys in the keypad area are ac

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Using the Keyboard Combinations and functions with the Fn key ✍ If you switch user identities during a computing session, the Fn+F7 and Fn+F8 key functionality (if available on your computer) will be interrupted. To switch to an external display or monitor, see “Selecting the Display Mode” for more information. Combinations/ Feature Functions Fn+ (ESC) Puts the system into Standby mode, a power Standby management state. To return the system to the active state, press any key on your compute

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VAIO® Computer Combinations/ Feature Functions Fn+ (F12) Provides for the lowest level of power consumption. Hibernate When you execute this command, the state of the system and state of the peripheral devices are written to the hard disk and the system power is turned off. To return the system to the original state, press the power button briefly to turn on the power. Fn+B Toggles the bass-boost function off and on. This Bass Boost feature is available only while using headphones. Fn+ F

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Using VAIO Action Setup Using VAIO Action Setup VAIO Action Setup manages the settings for your computer’s Jog Dial™ control, Memory Stick® MEMORY STICK TM media, and i.LINK® interface. An overview of some of the functions controlled by VAIO Action Setup is provided below. For more information on changing the settings using VAIO Action Setup, right-click the Jog Dial control icon or , in the task tray and click Help Topics. VAIO Action Setup functions ❑ Jog Dial — Changing the Jog Dial sett

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VAIO® Computer Using the Jog Dial Control Your computer is equipped with a Jog Dial™ control on the top right corner of the unit. The Jog Dial control enables you to open an application, folder, or document from a predefined list by rotating and pressing the Jog Dial control. In addition, when you press the Jog Dial control, you can turn on your computer automatically and start the selected application or document. Using the Jog Dial Control Jog Dial control The Jog Dial control window alway


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