Sony VGN-BX500 user manual

User manual for the device Sony VGN-BX500

Device: Sony VGN-BX500
Size: 2,32 MB
Date of adding : 2014-03-30 12:13:40
Number of pages: 217
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User Guide
Personal Computer
VGN-BX500 Series

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

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3 nN Using Peripheral Devices.................................................................................................................................................71 Using the Optical Disc Drive ......................................................................................................................................72 Connecting a Multi Function Bay Docking Station .....................................................................................................81 Conne

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4 nN Precautions ....................................................................................................................................................................139 On Handling the LCD Screen ..................................................................................................................................140 On Using the Power Source ................................................................................................................................

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5 nN Pointing Device ........................................................................................................................................................188 Keyboard..................................................................................................................................................................190 Floppy Disks ........................................................................................................................................

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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 18) ❑ Connecting a Power Source (page 19) ❑ Using the Battery Pack (page 21) ❑ Shutting Down Your Computer Safely (page 27)

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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 LCD size as well as the country or area of your residency.

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12 nN Getting Started Front *1 A Built-in MOTION EYE camera (page 37) B LCD screen (page 140) C Pointing stick (page 34) D Keyboard (page 29) E Power button F Touch pad (page 33) G Speaker H WIRELESS switch (page 54) *1 I Bluetooth indicator (page 18) J WLAN (Wireless LAN) indicator (page 18) K SD card slot (page 50) L Media Access indicator (page 18) *2 M Memory Stick media slot (page 47) N Power indicator (page 18) O Battery indicator (page 18) P Hard disk drive indicator (page 18) *1 On selec

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13 nN Getting Started * A CAMERA OFF indicator (page 18) * B CAMERA OFF button (page 37) C Mute indicator (page 18) D Mute button (page 36) E S1/S2 buttons (page 36) F Num lock indicator (page 18) G Caps lock indicator (page 18) H Scroll lock indicator (page 18) I Fingerprint sensor See the printed Security Features Guide for more information. * On selected models only.

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14 nN Getting Started Back A Network (Ethernet) port (page 114) B Modem port (page 52) C Battery connector (page 21) D DC In port (page 19)

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15 nN Getting Started Right A PC Card eject button (page 43) B PC Card slot (page 43) ® C i.LINK (IEEE1394) S400 port (page 112) * D Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port (page 107) E Monitor (VGA) port (page 96) * Supports high-/full-/low- speeds.

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16 nN Getting Started Left A Security slot B Microphone jack (page 106) C Headphones jack (page 94) D Air vent E Multi function bay (page 38) F Multi function bay unit eject button (page 38)

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17 nN Getting Started Bottom A Air vent B RELEASE latch (page 26) C LOCK/UNLOCK switch (page 21) D Multi function bay docking station connector (page 84)

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18 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 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. Media Access Illuminates when data is read from or written to

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19 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. 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 multi function bay docking

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20 nN Getting Started ✍ To disconnect the computer completely from AC power, unplug the AC adapter. Make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If you do not use the AC adapter for a long period of time, put the computer into Hibernate mode. See Using Hibernate Mode (page 128). This power saving mode saves you the time of shutting down in the normal way.


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