Sony VAIO VGN - S500 Series user manual

User manual for the device Sony VAIO VGN - S500 Series

Device: Sony VAIO VGN - S500 Series
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Date of adding : 2013-07-05 17:45:21
Number of pages: 182
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User Guide
Personal Computer
VGN-S500 Series

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

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3 nN Using Peripheral Devices.................................................................................................................................................59 Connecting a Port Replicator .....................................................................................................................................60 Connecting External Speakers .................................................................................................................................

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4 nN Precautions ....................................................................................................................................................................111 On Handling the LCD Screen ..................................................................................................................................112 On Using the Power Source ................................................................................................................................

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5 nN Keyboard..................................................................................................................................................................158 Floppy Disks ............................................................................................................................................................159 PC Cards ...........................................................................................................................................

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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://www.sony.com/pcsupport

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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. ❑ Locating Controls and Ports (page 11) ❑ About the Indicator Lights (page 17) ❑ Connecting a Power Source (page 18) ❑ Using the Battery Pack (page 19) ❑ Shutting Down Your Computer Safely (page 24)

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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. ! The following illustrations may appear different from your model, depending on the country or area of your residency. Front A S1 button (page 28) B S2 button (page 28) C Num lock indicator (page 17) D Caps lock indicator (page 17) E Scroll lock indicator (page 17) F LCD screen (page 112) G Keyboard (page 26) H Touch pad (page 27) I Power indicator (page 17) J Battery

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12 nN Getting Started A Speakers B Power button C Optical disc drive (page 29) D Manual eject hole (page 146) E Drive eject button (page 29) * F Memory Stick media slot (page 40) G Air vent * Your computer supports Memory Stick Duo media and Memory Stick PRO high speed and high capacity capabilities.

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13 nN Getting Started Back A Battery connector (page 19)

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14 nN Getting Started Right ® A i.LINK (IEEE1394) S400 port (page 83) * B Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) ports (page 78) C Air vent D DC In port (page 18) * Supports high-/full-/low- speeds.

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15 nN Getting Started Left A Network (Ethernet) port (page 85) B Modem port (page 44) C Microphone jack (page 77) D Headphones jack (page 66) E Monitor (VGA) port (page 68) F PC Card slot (page 37) G PC Card eject button (page 39)

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16 nN Getting Started Bottom A Port replicator connector (page 60) B Air vents

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17 nN Getting Started About the Indicator Lights Your computer is equipped with the following indicator lights. Indicator Functions Power 1 Illuminates when the power to the computer is on, blinks 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 is running out of power, and double-blinks when the battery is charging. Illuminates when data is read from or written to the Memory St

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18 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 the computer only with the supplied AC adapter. 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 adapter (3) into the DC In port (4) on the computer or on the (optional) port replicator. ! Th

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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 lock switch (1) to the UNLOCK position. 3 Slide the battery into the battery compartment until it clicks into place.

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20 nN Getting Started 4 Slide the lock switch (1) to the LOCK position to secure the battery on the computer. ✍ When the computer is directly connected to AC power and has a battery pack installed, it uses power from the AC outlet. ! This computer is designed to operate only with genuine Sony batteries.


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