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VAIO® Computer Quick Start Shortcut Menu +F1 Displays the VAIO Help and Support Center window. +Tab Switches the selected button on the taskbar. +D Displays the desktop. +E Displays the My Computer window. +F Displays the Search Results window, where you can 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 Com
Contents Notice to Users............................................5 Setting Up ..................................................13 Unpacking Your Computer .......................................13 Locating Controls and Ports......................................16 About the Indicator Lights ........................................24 About the Wireless Mouse ........................................26 Getting Started ..........................................29 Turning On Your Computer.........
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Notice to Users © 2005 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. This manual and the software described herein, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, translated, or reduced As an ENERGY to any machine-readable form without prior written STAR® Partner, Sony approval. Corporation has SONY ELECTRONICS INC. PROVIDES NO determined that this WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS MANUAL, product meets the THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHER INFORMATION ENERGY STAR® CONTAINED HEREIN AND HEREBY guidelines fo
VAIO® Computer Quick Start This product incorporates copyright protection Safety Information technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright WARNING protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other ❑ To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized your computer to rain or moisture. by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disassembly ❑ To
Notice to Users . ❑ Afin de prévenir des indemnités à votre ordinateur pendant la transportation, attachez d’abord tous les volets de connecteurs et To change the backup battery, please protecteurs d’emplacements comme il faut, et contact your nearest Sony Service insérez la batterie dans le logement de la Center. batterie. Caution: The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye ❑ Évitez d'utiliser ou de ranger votre ordinateur hazard. As the laser beam used in this
VAIO® Computer Quick Start ❑ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Regulatory Information ❑ Increase the separation between the equipment Declaration of Conformity and the receiver. ❑ Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit Trade Name: Sony different from that to which the receiver is connected. Model No.: PCG-8S1L, PCG- 8S2L, PCG-8S3L, ❑ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV PCG-8S4L, PCG- technician for help. 8S5L, PCG-8S6L, VGP-PRAV1, VGP- You are cautioned that a
Notice to Users If this equipment causes harm to the telephone This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located network, the telephone company will notify you in or operating with any other antenna or transmitter advance that temporary discontinuance of service may except Grant condition. be required. But if advance notice is not practical, the Users are not permitted to modify these transmitter telephone company will notify the customer as soon as devices. Any unauthorized change made
VAIO® Computer Quick Start si ce brouillage est susceptible de compromettre le RECYCLING INFORMATION fonctionnement du dispositif. (For customers in the United States) This product Pour empêcher que cet appareil cause du brouillage au contains mercury. Disposal of this product may be service faisant l’objet d’une licence, il doit être utilisé regulated if sold in the United States. For disposal or à l’interieur et devrait être placé loin des fenêtres afin recycling information, please con
Notice to Users RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES Do not handle damaged or leaking RECYCLING lithium ion batteries. LITHIUM-ION Danger of explosion if battery is BATTERIES incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type Lithium-Ion batteries recommended by the manufacturer. are recyclable. Discard used batteries according to the You can help preserve manufacturer’s instructions. our environment by The battery pack used in this device returning your used may present
VAIO® Computer Quick Start INDUSTRY CANADA NOTICE NOTICE: This equipment meets the applicable Industry Canada Terminal Equipment Technical Specifications. The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this terminal equipment is 0.1. The REN assigned to each terminal equipment provides an indication of the maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that t
Setting Up Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO® computer. Sony has combined leading-edge technology in audio, video, computing, and communications to provide state-of-the-art personal computing. Unpacking Your Computer These hardware components are included. Carton Contents Main unit AC adapter Power cord † Battery Port replicator Wireless Optical Mouse (with selected models only) (with selected models only) † Selected models are bundled with the A/V port replicator. The A/V port
VAIO® Computer Quick Start A/V Port Replicator Accessories TV coaxial cable Batteries Remote control Speakers For additional information about the A/V port replicator accessories and how to use them, refer to the VAIO® Computer User Guide. ✍ Your VAIO® computer is not supplied with System or Application Recovery CDs. Use the VAIO Recovery Wizard utility to recover your computer’s operating system and preinstalled software. VAIO Computer Documents ❑ VAIO® Computer User Guide — A searchable on-
Unpacking Your Computer 1 Click Start in the Windows® taskbar, then click Help and Support. 2 From the VAIO Help and Support Center, click VAIO Recovery Options. ✍ You can create a VAIO Recovery Media Kit using CD-R, single-layer DVD+R, or single layer DVD-R media on VAIO computers equipped with the appropriate optical disc drive. DVD+RW, DVD-RW, double layer DVD+R, and double layer DVD-R media cannot be used to create a VAIO Recovery Media Kit. 15
VAIO® Computer Quick Start Locating Controls and Ports Front 4 1 LCD screen 10 Memory Stick® media indicator * 2 Mute button 11 Wireless switch * 3 Volume buttons 12 Bluetooth® indicator * 4 Brightness button 13 Wireless indicator 5 Magnify screen button 14 Power indicator 6 S1 button 15 Battery indicator 7 Keyboard 16 Hard disk drive indicator 8 Touch pad 17 Optical drive indicator † 9 Memory Stick® media slot * Wireless LAN and Bluetooth functionality available on selected models only. † Your
Locating Controls and Ports Do not insert more than one Memory Stick media into the Memory Stick media slot as it may damage the computer. Insert the Memory Stick media with the arrow facing up and toward the slot. Inserting the media improperly may damage the computer. Front 1 Speakers 5 Brightness sensor 2 Num lock indicator 6 Power button 3 Caps lock indicator 7 Left and right buttons 4 Scroll lock indicator 17
VAIO® Computer Quick Start Back 1 DC In port 4 AV Out jack * 2 USB 2.0 ports 5 Monitor (VGA) port 3 Network (Ethernet) port 6 Air vent * Supports high-/full-/low- speeds. Only connect 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, or 1000BASE-TX cables to the Network (Ethernet) port. Do not connect any other type of network cable or any telephone line to this port. Connecting cables other than those listed above may result in an electric current overload and could cause a malfunction, excessive heat, or fire in the
Locating Controls and Ports Left * 1 Microphone jack 4 USB 2.0 port 2 Headphone jack 5 PC Card slot 3 i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) S400 port6 PC Card eject button * Supports high-/full-/low- speeds. 19
VAIO® Computer Quick Start Right 1 Drive eject button 4 Drive eject button 2 Optical drive 5 Modem jack 3 Manual eject hole ✍ You can use either drive eject button to eject the optical drive tray. The drive eject button located next to the optical drive functions only with the Microsoft® Windows® operating system. 20