2003 Mazda MPV | Owner’s Manual

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2003 Mazda MPV Manual

2003 Mazda MPV manual table of contents:

Contents Before Use. 4 Finding More about Your VAIO Computer. 5 Ergonomic Considerations. 9 Getting Started. Connecting an i.LINK Device. 109 Customizing Your VAIO Computer. 111 Setting the Password. 112. the Power Saving Modes. 124 Using the VAIO Power Management. 129 Protecting the Hard.

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150 Handling the Memory Stick. 151 Handling the Built-in Storage Device. 152 Using Fingerprint Authentication. 153 Using the TPM. 154 Troubleshooting. 155 Computer. 157 System Security. 165 Battery. 166 Built-in Camera. 168 Internet. 170 Networking. 172 Bluetooth Technology.

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Sony VAIO#174; computer, and welcome to the on-screen User Guide. Sony has combined leading-edge technology in. Sony online support web sites at the following URLs: #10065; For customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ #10065; For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ #10065; For customers in.

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to the original factory settings – Software Information Maintain and troubleshoot your VAIO computer with VAIO Care, system restore, backup and recovery, and contact Sony support. Troubleshoot my VAIO

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Before Use Finding More about Your VAIO Computer n 6 N #10065; Program help files – May be included with the preinstalled. See the specifications to find out about configuration of your computer. To access this on-screen guide: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, and SmartWi Connection Utility.

Click.

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Sony online support web site The Sony online support web site provides instant access to information on commonly. for the corresponding solutions online. #10065; For customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ #10065; For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ #10065; For customers in Spanish-.

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the problem A brief description of the problem 5. In Store Service Support (available in USA only) Make an appointment with a Sony certified technician at a U.S. Sony Style store and get personalized service and support for your VAIO PC. Sony Style Backstage Technicians can assist.

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while using your computer. Excessive use of the computer may strain eyes, muscles, or tendons. #10065; Furniture and posture – Sit in a chair with good back support. Adjust the level of the chair so your feet are flat on the floor.

A footrest may make you more comfortable. Sit in a relaxed, upright.

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Before Use Ergonomic Considerations n 10 N #10065; 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 level of the.

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n 11 N Getting Started This section describes how to get started using your VAIO computer. Before starting your computer for the first time, do. hard disk drive, a scanner, and so on) at a time, following the manufacturers’ instructions. #10065; Locating Controls and Ports (page 12) #10065; About the.

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pages. The appearance of your computer may be different from those illustrated in this manual due to variations in specifications. It may also vary in some countries or.

19) M SD memory card slot (page 50) * Your computer supports both the standard-size Memory Stick and the Duosize Memory Stick.

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Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports n 13 N A B C D E F G H Num lock indicator (page 19) Caps lock indicator (page 19) Scroll lock indicator (page 19) Charge indicator (page 19) Disc drive indicator (page 19) MODE button (page 34) Switch buttons (page 34) SETTING button (page 34)

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Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports n 14 N Back A Battery connector (page 21)

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Locating Controls and Ports n 15 N Right A B C D Optical disc drive indicator (page 19) Manual eject hole (page 179) Drive eject button (page 36) Optical disc drive (page 36) E Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) ports* (page 107) F Power button/Power indicator (page 19) * Support high-/full-/low- speeds.

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Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports n 16 N A Port cover Open the port cover to access the ports behind it. Pull the port cover down with your fingertip and gently pull it until it is completely out of the socket. B Network (Ethernet) port (page 56) C Modem port (page 54)

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Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports n 17 N Left A B C D DC IN port (page 20) Microphone jack (page 106) Headphones jack (page 92) Air vent E Monitor port*1 (page 94) F HDMI output port*2 (page 94) G i.LINK 4-pin (S400) port (page 109) H ExpressCard/34 slot (page 48) I Security slot *1.

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Getting Started Locating Controls and Ports n 18 N Bottom A Air vents B Docking station connector (page 86) C Memory module compartment cover (page 133)

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Getting Started About the Indicator Lights n 19 N About the Indicator Lights Your computer is equipped with the following indicator lights: Indicator Power 1 Charge Media Access Built-in MOTION EYE camera Optical disc drive Functions Illuminates in green when the computer is on, blinks slowly.

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Getting Started Connecting a Power Source n 20 N Connecting a Power Source You can use either an AC adapter or a rechargeable battery pack for supplying power to your computer. Using the AC Adapter #9997; 1 2 3 Use only the supplied AC adapter for your computer. To use the AC adapter Plug one.

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Getting Started Using the Battery Pack n 21 N Using the Battery Pack The battery pack supplied with your computer is not fully charged at the time of delivery. Installing the Battery Pack To install the battery pack 1 2 Turn off the computer and close the LCD screen lid. Slide the battery LOCK.

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Getting Started Using the Battery Pack n 22 N 3 Slide the battery pack diagonally into the battery compartment until the projections (2) on either side of the battery compartment fit into the U-shaped cuts (3) on either side of the battery pack.

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place. 5 Slide the battery LOCK switch outward to secure the battery pack on the computer. #9997; When your 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 battery packs.

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is charging. The battery pack is running out of power. (Normal mode) The battery pack is running out of power. (Sleep mode) A battery error has occurred due to a failed battery pack or an unlocked battery pack. Charge the battery pack as described in this manual from your first battery charge.

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mode even when the remaining battery life is short. To avoid loss of data when using battery power, you should save your data frequently and manually activate a power management mode, such as Sleep or Hibernate. If the battery pack wears out when the computer enters Sleep mode, you will lose all.

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care function 1 2 3 4 5 6 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click Power Management and. low, replace the battery pack with a new genuine Sony battery pack. Using the Battery Life Conserving. wallpaper 1 2 3 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center.

Click Display and then.

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Getting Started Using the Battery Pack n 27 N Removing the Battery Pack. You may lose data if you remove the battery pack while your computer is on and not connected to the AC adapter or if you remove the battery pack while the computer is in Sleep mode. To remove the battery pack 1 2 3 Turn.

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Getting Started Shutting Down Your Computer Safely n 28 N Shutting Down Your Computer Safely To avoid losing unsaved data, be sure to shut down your computer properly, as described below. To shut down your computer 1 2 3 Turn off any peripherals connected to the computer. Click Start, the.

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All Programs, and Windows Update and then follow the on-screen instructions. #10065; VAIO Update 4 Click Start, All Programs, VAIO Update 4, and VAIO Update Options and then follow the on-screen instructions. Your computer must be connected to the Internet to download the updates.

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Using Your VAIO Computer n 30 N Using Your VAIO Computer This section describes how to get the most out of using your VAIO computer. #10065; Using the Keyboard (page 31) #10065; Using the Touch Pad (page 33) #10065; Using the Switch Function (page 34) #10065; Using the Built-in Camera (page 35) #10065; Using the.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Keyboard n 31 N Using the Keyboard Your keyboard has additional keys that perform model-specific tasks. closer (zoom in), press the Fn+F10 keys. See the help file included with the VAIO Control Center for more information. Fn + 8 (F5/F6): brightness control Fn.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Keyboard n 32 N Combinations/Feature Fn + (F12): hibernate Functions Provides the lowest level of power consumption. When you execute this command, the states of the system and the connected peripheral devices are saved to the built-in storage device and the.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Touch Pad n 33 N Using the Touch Pad. horizontally (the scroll function is available only with applications that support a touch pad scroll feature). #9997; You. computer. To change the touch pad settings, use the VAIO Control Center. Be sure to connect a mouse.

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You can change the settings for each mode in the VAIO Mode Switch settings window. For detailed information, see the help file included with the VAIO Mode Switch. Special-function button MODE. Functions Toggles among three modes.

Displays the VAIO Mode Switch settings window to change the.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Built-in Camera n 35 N Using the Built-in Camera Your computer is equipped with a built-in MOTION EYE camera. With the preinstalled image capture software, you can perform the following operations: #10065; Capturing still images and movies #10065; Sensing and capturing.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 36 N Using the Optical Disc Drive Your computer is equipped with an optical disc drive. Features and options in this section may not be available on your computer. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 37 N 4 Close the drive tray by pushing it in gently. Do not remove the optical disc when your computer is in a power saving mode (Sleep or Hibernate). Be sure to bring the computer back into Normal mode before removing the disc.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 38 N Supported Disc Media Your. (2.6 GB) compliant with DVD-RAM Version 1.0 is not supported. DVD-RAM Version 2.2/12X-SPEED DVD-. format and Blu-ray Disc media with a cartridge. Supports writing data to BD-R Version 1.1/1.2/1.3 discs (single-.

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both playback and recording compatibility with your computer’s optical disc drives. Sony does NOT guarantee the compatibility of VAIO optical disc drives with discs. or prevent Blu-ray Disc media playback. VAIO computers may not support movie playback on packaged media recorded in.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 40 N Notes on Using the Optical. download and install the latest updates for the WinDVD BD using the VAIO Update. For information on how to use the VAIO Update, see Updating Your Computer (page 29). #10065; Depending on system environment, you.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 41 N Notes on region codes #10065; Region code indicators are labeled on the discs or packages to indicate in which region and on what type of player you can play the disc. If the region code indicates all, you can play this disc in most.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Optical Disc Drive n 42 N Playing Discs. and the desired software to play the disc. For instructions on how to use the software, see the help file. disc burning software to copy files to the disc. For instructions on how to use the software, see the help file.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Memory Stick n 43 N Using the Memory Stick The Memory Stick is a compact, portable, and. Memory Stick slot on your computer can accommodate both standard- and Duo-size media and supports Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo with.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Memory Stick n 44 N Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick To insert a Memory Stick 1 2 3 Locate the Memory Stick slot. Hold the Memory Stick with the arrow facing upward and pointing toward the slot. Carefully slide the Memory Stick into the slot until it.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Memory Stick n 45 N. Be sure to hold the Memory Stick with the arrow pointing in the correct direction as you insert it into the slot. To avoid damaging your computer or the media, do not force the Memory Stick into the slot if you cannot insert it smoothly.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Memory Stick n 46 N Formatting a Memory Stick. the device that is designed to format the media and supports the Memory Stick when formatting the media. Formatting. options. Click Start. Follow the on-screen instructions.

It may take time to format the Memory.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Memory Stick n 47 N Notes on Using the Memory Stick. has been tested and found compatible with Sony branded Memory Stick with capacity of up to. general name of the copyright protection technology developed by Sony. Use a Memory Stick with the MagicGate logo to.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 48 N Using Other Modules / Memory Cards Using. 34 mm wide) module*. * Referred to as the ExpressCard slot and the ExpressCard module in this manual. To insert an ExpressCard module 1 2 Locate the ExpressCard slot.

Carefully slide the.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 49 N To remove an ExpressCard module #9997; 1 2. taskbar. Select the hardware you want to unplug. Click Stop. Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the ExpressCard module.

Push in the ExpressCard module toward the computer so that.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 50 N Using the SD Memory Card Your computer is equipped with. #10065; MultiMediaCard (MMC) For the latest information on compatible memory cards, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5) to visit the appropriate support web site.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 51 N To insert an SD memory card 1 2 3 Locate the SD memory card slot. Hold the SD memory card with the arrow facing upward and pointing toward the slot. Carefully slide the SD memory card into the slot until it clicks into place.

Do.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 52 N To remove an SD memory card 1 2 3 Check that the Media Access indicator light is unlit. Push in the SD memory card toward the computer and release. The SD memory card ejects.

Pull the SD memory card out of the slot.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 53 N Notes on. Be sure to use memory cards that are compliant with the standards supported by your computer. #10065; Be sure to hold the memory card. memory card slot on your computer does not support the high-speed data transfer feature of.

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Before using the Internet, you need to sign up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and set up devices required for connecting. a DSL modem, or a cable modem, to your computer. For the detailed instructions on connection setups and modem configuration, see the manual that came with your modem.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Internet n 55 N To connect a telephone cable. The following procedure applies to models with a built-in. Click Connect to the Internet under Network and Internet.

The Connect to the Internet window appears. Click Dial-up. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Network (LAN) n 56 N Using the Network (LAN) You can connect your computer to 1000BASE-T*/100BASE-TX/. When your computer is attached to the optional docking station, you need to select which network (Ethernet) port to use. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Network (LAN) n 57 N. Do not plug a telephone cable into the network (Ethernet) port on your computer. If the network (Ethernet) port is connected to one of the telephone lines mentioned below, high electric current to the port may cause damage, overheating.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Wireless LAN n 58 N Using the Wireless LAN Using the Wireless LAN (WLAN), all. computer. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. The WLAN supports all normal Ethernet connectivity, but with the added benefits of mobility and.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Wireless LAN n 59 N To use the wireless LAN function To. Connection Utility Help for more information. To access this on-screen guide: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, and SmartWi.

LAN information using Windows Help and Support to set up and use the wireless LAN.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Wireless LAN n 60 N #9997; In some countries, using WLAN products may be restricted by the local regulations (e.g. limited number of channels). Therefore, before activating the WLAN function, read the Safety Information carefully. WLAN uses the IEEE 802.11a*/b/g.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Wireless LAN n 61 N The communication speed varies depending on the distance between communication devices, existence of obstacles between such devices, the device configuration, the radio conditions, and the software in use. In addition, communications may be.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Bluetooth Function n 62 N Using the Bluetooth Function The. Utility Help for more information. To access this on-screen guide: 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, and SmartWi. for Bluetooth information using Windows Help and Support to set up and use the Bluetooth.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Bluetooth Function n 63 N Notes on using the Bluetooth function #10065; The data transfer rate varies, depending on the following conditions: #10065; Obstacles, such as walls, located between devices #10065; Distance between devices #10065; Material used in walls #10065; Proximity.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Bluetooth Function n 64 N #10065; The Bluetooth function may not work with other devices, depending on the manufacturer or the software version employed by the manufacturer. #10065; Connecting multiple Bluetooth devices to your computer may cause channel congestion.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Bluetooth Function n 65 N Bluetooth Security The Bluetooth wireless technology has an authentication function, which allows you to determine with whom you choose to communicate. With the authentication function, you can prevent any anonymous Bluetooth devices.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the Bluetooth Function n 66 N Communicating with Another Bluetooth Device You can connect your. the Bluetooth function, search for Bluetooth information using Windows Help and Support. Be sure to turn on the WIRELESS switch before starting the Bluetooth function.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Fingerprint Authentication n 67 N Using Fingerprint Authentication Your computer is equipped with a fingerprint sensor to provide you with additional convenience. Once you have registered your fingerprint(s), the fingerprint authentication function offers: #10065; A.

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before registration. See Adding the Windows Password (page 121) for the detailed instructions. To register a fingerprint Up to 10 fingerprints can be registered. Control Center. Click Fingerprints and Initialize.

Follow the on-screen instructions. #9997; For detailed information, see the help file.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Fingerprint Authentication n 69 N If you have failed to register a fingerprint, follow these steps to try again. 1 Place the top joint of your finger on the fingerprint sensor (1).

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Fingerprint Authentication n 70 N 2 Swipe your finger perpendicularly across the fingerprint sensor. Place your fingertip flat in the center of the fingerprint sensor. Scan your fingerprint from the top joint of the finger to the fingertip.

Keep your finger in.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Fingerprint Authentication n 71 N Logging Onto Your System To use the fingerprint authentication function in place of password entry to log onto your system, you need to set the poweron, hard disk, and Windows passwords and configure your computer for fingerprint.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using Fingerprint Authentication n 72 N Using the Password Bank Once you have registered your user information (user accounts, passwords, etc.) for web sites in the Password Bank, you can substitute fingerprint authentication for entering information required to access.

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authentication can strengthen computer security. For instructions on how to use the TPM, see Using the TPM (. 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears.

The BIOS setup screen. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 74 N Using the TPM The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is embedded in selected models only and provides your computer with basic security functions. In combination with the TPM, you can encrypt and decrypt your data to strengthen computer security against.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 75 N Important Notice #10065; Do not encrypt the files containing keys to be used for encryption and the folders that include such files. Encrypting the files in the folders containing basic user keys and others, using the Encrypting File System (EFS) will.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 76 N #10065; Do not encrypt any one of the following archive, backup, or token files. There will be no way to restore them if you carelessly encrypt them. Sony assumes no liability for any troubles and damages arising out of your careless encryption of the.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 77 N #10065; Do not encrypt any one of the following password reset token or. files. There will be no way to reset the password if you carelessly encrypt them. Sony assumes no liability for any troubles and damages arising out of your careless encryption of the.

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2 Turn on your computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 79 N To install the Infineon TPM Professional Package Read the Readme.txt in the C:. maintenance and management of TPM-protected data must be carried out at your own risk. Sony assumes no liability for any defects arising out of your data maintenance and.

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 80 N Using BitLocker Drive Encryption with the TPM BitLocker Drive Encryption is. how to use and configure BitLocker Drive Encryption, see Windows Help and Support. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. Notes on using.

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Turn on your computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the

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Using Your VAIO Computer Using the TPM n 82 N. Updating your BIOS with updating software, such as VAIO Update, changes the BIOS settings back to the default. You need to repeat the steps above again. It takes several hours to complete the encryption process.

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Using Peripheral Devices n 83 N Using Peripheral Devices You can add functionality to your VAIO computer by using the various ports on the computer. #10065; Connecting a Docking Station (page 84) #10065; Connecting External Speakers or Headphones (page 92) #10065; Connecting an External Display (page 93) #10065;.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 84 N Connecting a Docking Station Attaching a docking station enables you to connect additional peripherals to your computer, such as a printer and an external display. A docking station is not supplied with your computer and is available.

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-TX / 10BASE-T) (page 56) F Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) ports*1 (page 107) G DVI-D port*2 (page 94) H MONITOR port (page 94) *1 *2 Support high-/full-/low- speeds. Functional only on models with the ATI video controller. The docking station can be powered only through the AC adapter supplied with.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 86 N Attaching Your Computer to the Docking Station. Be sure to install the battery pack before attaching your computer to the docking station. To attach your computer to the docking station.

Use the AC adapter supplied with your.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 87 N 4 Slide open the docking station connector cover on the bottom of the computer. 5 Align the rear bottom corners of the computer with the guides on the docking station.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 88 N 6 Gently push down the computer until it clicks into place. 7 Turn on the computer.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 89 N Disconnecting Your Computer from the Docking Station. Make sure that no devices connected to the docking station are in use before disconnecting your computer. Do not disconnect your computer from the docking station while the IN USE.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 90 N To disconnect your computer from the docking station 1 Press the UNDOCK button (1) and wait until the IN USE indicator light (2) turns off. #9997; If the IN USE indicator is unlit, you do not have to press the UNDOCK button. Pressing.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a Docking Station n 91 N 2 Lift the computer off the docking station. 3 Close the docking station connector cover on the bottom of the computer. Alternatively, you can disconnect the computer from the docking station as follows: 1 2 3 Click Start, the.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting External Speakers or Headphones n 92 N Connecting External Speakers or Headphones You can connect external sound output devices (not supplied), such as speakers or headphones, to your computer. To connect external speakers #9997; Make sure your speakers are.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 93 N Connecting an External Display You can connect an external display (not supplied) to your computer. For example, you can use the computer with a computer display or a projector. Features and options in this section may not be.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 94 N Connecting a Computer Display You can connect a computer display (monitor) either directly to your computer or via the optional docking station. To connect a computer display. The monitor port on your computer is not accessible.

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#9997; DVI-D stands for Digital Visual Interface – Digital. It is a type of DVI port that supports only digital video signals (no analog video signals). It has 24 pins. A DVI-I (Digital Visual Interface – Integrated) port supports digital video and analog video signals.

It has 29 pins.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 96 N Connecting a Multimedia Computer Display You can connect a multimedia computer display that includes built-in speakers and a microphone either directly to your computer or via the optional docking station. To connect a multimedia.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 97 N

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the HDMI output port, you need to change the device for sound output. For the detailed instructions, see How do I change the sound output device? (page 194). 1. system.

If a device driver other than the one provided by Sony is used, the image will not be displayed and the audio will not be heard.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 99 N #9997; See the manual that came with your TV for more information on installation and use. output port, you need to change the device for sound output. For the detailed instructions, see How do I change the sound output device? (page 194.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Display n 100 N Connecting a Projector You can connect a projector (for example, the Sony LCD projector) either directly to your computer or via the optional docking station. To connect a projector. The monitor port on your computer is not.

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Using Peripheral Devices Selecting Display Modes n 101 N Selecting Display Modes When an external display is connected, you can select either your computer screen or the connected display to use as the primary monitor. If you want to work on your computer screen and the external display at the.

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desktop and select Personalize. Click Display Settings. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings. Click Start and Control Panel. Click. the display setup option under Display. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings. #10065; On models with the NVIDIA video controller

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video controller When the computer has an external display connected, you can change the Main/Clone setting as follows: 1 2 3 Click Start, All Programs, and Catalyst Control Center. Click CCC. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings. See the help file for more information. n 103 N

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Using Peripheral Devices Using the Multiple Monitors Function n 104 N Using the Multiple Monitors Function The Multiple Monitors function allows you to distribute portions of your desktop across separate displays. For example, if you have an external display connected to the monitor port, your.

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to the docking station. #9997; Your external display may not support the Multiple Monitors function. Certain software applications may not be. on the desktop and select Personalize. Click Display Settings.

Follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings. Click Start and Control Panel. Click.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting an External Microphone n 106 N Connecting an External Microphone If you use a sound input device (for example, to chat over the Internet), you need to connect an external microphone (not supplied). To connect an external microphone Plug the microphone cable.

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Using Peripheral Devices Connecting a USB Device n 107 N Connecting a USB Device You can connect a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device to your computer, such as a mouse, floppy disk drive, speaker, and printer. To connect a USB device 1 2 Choose the USB port (1) you prefer to use. Plug the USB.

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software supplied with your USB device before use. See the manual that came with the USB device for more information. #10065; Be sure. Windows to print documents. #10065; For information on how to remove a USB device, see the manual that came with the device. #10065; To protect your computer and/or USB devices.

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an i.LINK device, such as a digital video camcorder. #9997; i.LINK is a trademark of Sony Corporation used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394. external power, be sure to connect it to a power source. #10065; The i.LINK port supports transfer rates up to 400 Mbps. However, the actual.

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end into the DV In/ Out port (3) on the digital video camcorder. #9997; The connection procedure varies depending on your compatible i.LINK device. See the manual that came with the device for more information. You cannot access the pictures stored on a Memory Stick when using an i.LINK connection.

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your VAIO computer. Among other things, you will learn how to use and customize the look of your Sony software and utilities. #10065; Setting the Password (page 112) #10065; Using the VAIO Control Center (page 123) #10065; Using the Power Saving Modes (page 124) #10065;.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 112 N Setting the Password In addition to the Windows. you will be prompted to enter the password after the VAIO logo appears to start your computer. your computer may need to be sent in for service to reset the password. #9997; If you have.

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power-on password (machine password) 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears.

If not, restart the computer and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 114 N To add the power-on password (user. password. 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears.

Enter the machine password and.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 115 N Changing/Removing the Power-on Password To. password) 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears.

Enter the machine password.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 116 N To change or remove the power-on password (. password) 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears.

Enter the user password.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 117 N Adding the Hard Disk Password The hard disk password provides additional. will have to enter the password along with the power-on password (if set), after the VAIO logo appears. You cannot start your computer with the master password.

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118 N To add the hard disk password 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears.

If not, restart the computer and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. #9997; 3 If you have set the power-on password, enter.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 119 N Changing/Removing the Hard Disk Password. password 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears. and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. #9997; 3 If you have.

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120 N To remove the hard disk password 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen appears.

If not, restart the computer and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. #9997; 3 If you have set the power-on password, enter your.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 121 N Adding the Windows Password The Windows password comes in handy when you have to share. fields, enter the password for your account. Click Create password. #9997; See Windows Help and Support for more information on the Windows password.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Setting the Password n 122 N Changing/Removing the Windows Password To change the Windows password 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Click Start and Control Panel. Click User Accounts and Family Safety or User Accounts. Click User Accounts. Click Change your password.

In the Current.

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VAIO Control Center n 123 N Using the VAIO Control Center The VAIO Control Center utility allows. and to specify preferences for system behavior. To use the VAIO Control Center 1 2 3 Click Start, All. each option, see the help file included with the VAIO Control Center. Some of the control items.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Using the Power Saving Modes n 124 N Using the Power Saving Modes You can take advantage of the power management settings to conserve battery life. In addition to the normal operating mode, your computer has two distinct power saving modes: Sleep and Hibernate.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Using the Power Saving Modes n 125 N Using Sleep Mode Sleep mode turns off the LCD screen and places the built-in storage device(s) and the CPU into a low power consumption mode. The orange power indicator light blinks slowly in this mode. If you do not intend to.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Using the Power Saving Modes n 126 N If the computer is not used for a certain period of time, it will enter Sleep mode. To modify this, you can change the Sleep mode settings. To change the Sleep mode settings 1 2 3 Right-click the power status icon on the.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Using the Power Saving Modes n 127 N Using Hibernate Mode In Hibernate mode, the state of the system is saved on the built-in storage device(s) and power is turned off. Even when the battery runs out of power, no data will be lost. The power indicator light is.

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Customizing Your VAIO Computer Using the Power Saving Modes n 128 N To return to Normal mode Press the power button. The computer returns to its normal state. If you press and hold the power button for more than four seconds, your computer will turn off automatically. #9997; It takes more time.

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Power Management n 129 N Using the VAIO Power Management Power management helps you. to suit your requirements for power consumption. The VAIO Power Management is a software application developed. the window that shows your power status. The VAIO Power Management function is added to the Windows.

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Your VAIO Computer Using the VAIO Power Management n 130 N VAIO Power Management Viewer You can view performance with the power plan that was. To start the VAIO Power Management Viewer 1 2 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click Power Management and VAIO Power Management Viewer.

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built-in hard disk drive, then it has the VAIO HDD Protection utility preinstalled for customizing your. 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click Security and. see the help file included with the software.

The VAIO HDD Protection is designed to minimize possibilities of.

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on a computer. #10065; You should not touch the connectors or open the memory module compartment cover. For assistance, contact an authorized Sony Service Center. To find the nearest center or agent, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5).

The type of.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 133 N Adding and Removing Memory If you want to expand the functionality of your computer, you can increase the amount of memory by installing optional memory modules. Before you upgrade your computer’s memory, read the notes and.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 134 N #10065; Do not open the memory module package before you are ready to change the module. The package protects the module from ESD. #10065; Use the special bag supplied with the memory module or wrap the module in aluminum foil to protect it.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 135 N Removing and Installing a Memory Module To change or add a memory module 1 2 3 4 Shut down the computer and disconnect all peripheral devices. Unplug the computer and remove the battery pack. Wait about an hour until the computer.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 136 N 6 Grasp the insulation sheet (1) tab and flip open the sheet. The insulation sheet is equipped for module protection. Do not pull it so hard as to damage the sheet.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 137 N 7 Remove the currently installed memory module as follows: #10065; Pull the latches in the direction of the arrows (1). The memory module is released. #10065; Make sure that the memory module tilts up and then pull it out in the direction.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 138 N 9 Slide the memory module into the memory module slot and push it in until it clicks into place. Do not touch any other components on the motherboard. Be sure to insert the connector edge of the memory module into the slot while.

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Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Adding and Removing Memory n 139 N Viewing the Amount of Memory To view the amount of memory 1 2 3 Turn on the computer. Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click System Information and System Information.

You can view the amount of.

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Precautions n 140 N Precautions This section describes safety guidelines and precautions to help you protect your VAIO computer from potential damage. #10065; Handling the LCD Screen (page 141) #10065; Using the Power Source (page 142) #10065; Handling Your Computer (page 143) #10065; Handling the Built-in.

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screen orientation setting in the Tablet PC Settings window even when there are change options available for selection, as this may make your computer unstable. Sony assumes no liability for any malfunctions arising from changes to the settings. #10065; Do not exert pressure on the LCD screen lid with.

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computer for a long period of time. #10065; Make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. #10065; When the AC adapter is not used, unplug it from the AC outlet. #10065; Use the AC adapter supplied with your computer or genuine Sony products. Do not use any other AC adapter as it may cause a malfunction.

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Precautions Handling Your Computer n 143 N Handling Your Computer #10065; Clean the cabinet with a soft cloth, which is dry or lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent such as alcohol or benzine, as these may damage the.

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In this case, allow at least one hour before turning on the computer. If any problems occur, unplug the computer and contact an authorized Sony Service Center. To find the nearest center or agent, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (.

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Precautions Handling Your Computer n 145 N #10065; Do not exert pressure on the LCD screen or its edges when opening the LCD screen lid or lifting your computer. The LCD screen may be sensitive to pressure or added stress, and exerting pressure may damage the screen or cause it to malfunction. To.

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Precautions Handling the Built-in Camera n 146 N Handling the Built-in Camera #10065; Do not touch the lens protection cover of the built-in camera, as it may cause scratches on the cover and such scratches will appear on the captured images. #10065; Do not let the direct sunlight get into the lens of.

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Precautions Handling Discs n 147 N Handling Discs #10065; Fingerprints and dust on the surface of a disc may cause read errors. Always hold the disc by its edges and central hole, as shown below: #10065; Proper care of the disc is essential to its continuous reliability. Do not use solvents (such as.

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at the following URLs: #10065; For customers in USA and Canada http://www.sony.com/vaio #10065; For customers in Latin American countries or areas http://www. battery packs or AC adapters with your VAIO computer. #10065; The disassembly, alteration of, or tampering with any Sony battery pack. #10065; While the.

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Precautions Using the Battery Pack n 149 N #10065; If you are not using your computer for a long period of time, remove the battery pack from the computer to prevent damage to the battery pack. #10065; If you have not used the battery pack for a considerable amount of time, the remaining battery life.

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Precautions Using Headphones n 150 N Using Headphones #10065; Road safety – Do not use headphones while driving, cycling, or operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also be potentially dangerous to play loud music while walking.

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Precautions Handling the Memory Stick n 151 N Handling the Memory Stick #10065; Do not touch the Memory Stick connector with your finger or metallic objects. #10065; Use only the adhesive label supplied with the Memory Stick as a label. #10065; Do not bend, drop, or expose the Memory Stick. #10065; Do not.

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Precautions Handling the Built-in Storage Device n 152 N Handling the Built-in Storage Device The built-in storage device (hard disk drive or solid state drive) has a high storage density and reads or writes data in a short time. However, it can be easily damaged if improperly used. If the.

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of your data and hardware. Sony assumes no liability for any problems and damages arising out. Safe feature, before sending your computer for repair.

Sony assumes no liability for any loss or. authentication must be carried out at your own risk. Sony assumes no liability for any defects arising out.

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these functions do not ensure complete protection of your data and hardware. Sony assumes no liability for any problems and damages arising out of your. TPM-protected data must be carried out at your own risk.

Sony assumes no liability for any defects arising out of your.

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have simple solutions. Try these suggestions before visiting the Sony online support web site at the following URLs: #10065; For customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ #10065; For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ #10065; For customers in Spanish-speaking Latin.

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Troubleshooting n 156 N #10065; Display (page 183) #10065; Printing (page 188) #10065; Microphone (page 189) #10065; Speakers (page 190) #10065; Touch Pad (page 191) #10065; Keyboard (page 192) #10065; Floppy Disks (page 193) #10065; Audio/Video (page 194) #10065; Memory Stick (page 197) #10065; Peripherals (page 198) #10065; Docking.

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occurs, do not use the computer for at least one hour. #10065; Check that you are using the supplied Sony AC adapter. For your safety, use only the genuine Sony rechargeable battery pack and AC adapter, which are supplied by Sony for your VAIO computer.

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Troubleshooting Computer n 158 N What should I do if the green power indicator light turns on but my screen remains blank? #10065;. then press the power button to turn on your computer. #10065; Try reinstalling the software. #10065; Contact the software publisher or designated provider for technical support.

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after performing the above, it means the installed battery pack is not compatible. Remove the battery pack and contact an authorized Sony Service Center. To find the nearest center or agent, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5).

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performing the above, it means the installed battery pack is not compatible. Remove the battery pack and contact an authorized Sony Service Center. To find the nearest center or agent, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5).

Why does the.

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Troubleshooting Computer n 161 N What should I do if my game software does not work or it keeps crashing? #10065;. I do if I cannot remember the power-on password? If you have forgotten the power-on password, contact an authorized Sony Service Center to reset it.

A reset fee will be charged. To find.

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Troubleshooting Computer n 162 N How can I change the boot device order? You can use one. 2 Turn on your computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears.

The BIOS setup screen appears. computer and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the

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Troubleshooting Computer n 163 N How do I reduce the volume of the recovery partition? Your built-in storage. operating system and click Next. Click VAIO Recovery Center. Click Restore Complete. No and click Next.

Follow the on-screen instructions. The above procedure involves system recovery.

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Troubleshooting Computer n 164 N How do I check the volume of the recovery partition? Your built-in storage device contains the recovery partition where the data for the system recovery is stored. To check the volume of the recovery partition, follow these steps: 1 2 Click Start, right-click.

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Troubleshooting System Security n 165 N System Security How can I protect my computer against security threats, such as viruses. Internet. Double-click the Windows Security Alerts icon on the taskbar.

Follow the on-screen instructions to set up automatic or scheduled updates. How do I keep my.

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Troubleshooting Battery n 166 N Battery How do I find the battery charging status? You can check the charge indicator for the battery charging status. See Charging the Battery Pack (page 24) for more information. When is my computer using AC power?

When your computer is directly connected to.

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Troubleshooting Battery n 167 N Should I be concerned that the installed battery pack is warm? No, it is normal for the battery pack to be warm when it. your data frequently to avoid losing data. See Using Hibernate Mode (page 127) for information on how you can manually activate Hibernate mode.

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Troubleshooting Built-in Camera n 168 N Built-in Camera Why does the viewfinder show no images or poor-quality images? #10065; The. a rapid-moving object. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction. #10065; If the problem persists, restart your computer. Why are captured images poor in quality.

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Troubleshooting Built-in Camera n 169 N What should I do if movie playback shows dropped frames when my computer is running on. to an AC power source. What should I do if captured images flicker? This problem occurs when you use the camera under fluorescent lights due to the mismatch between.

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Troubleshooting Internet n 170 N Internet What should I do if my modem does not work? #10065; Make sure the telephone. the software you are using is compatible with your computer’s modem. (All preinstalled Sony programs are compatible.) #10065; Make sure the modem is the only device connected to your.

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Troubleshooting Internet n 171 N Why is my modem connection slow? Your computer is equipped with a. line is free of any line noise. #10065; If your problem is fax-related, make sure there are no. is compatible with fax modems. #10065; If you are having a problem connecting with your ISP, make sure the ISP.

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Troubleshooting Networking n 172 N Networking What should I do if my computer cannot connect to a wireless LAN access point? #10065; Connection capability is affected by distance and obstructions. You may need to move your computer away from obstructions or closer to any access point you may be.

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Troubleshooting Networking n 173 N What should I do if I cannot access the Internet? #10065; Check the access point settings. See the manual that came with your access point for more. access points, change the access point channel. See the manual that came with your access point for more.

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Troubleshooting Networking n 174 N How do I avoid data transfer interruptions? #10065; When your computer is connected to an access point, data. Third-party wireless LAN access point channels may be preset to different channels from Sony devices. #10065; If you are using a wireless LAN access point, see.

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Troubleshooting Bluetooth Technology n 175 N Bluetooth Technology What should I do if other Bluetooth devices cannot find my computer. function of the device you want to communicate with is on. See the other device’s manual for more information. #10065; If the device you want to communicate with is.

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and the device to which it is connected. Why can’t I use the services supported by the connected Bluetooth device? Connection is only possible for services also supported by the computer with the Bluetooth function.

For more details, search for Bluetooth information.

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Troubleshooting Bluetooth Technology n 177 N Can I use a device with Bluetooth technology on airplanes? With Bluetooth technology, your computer transmits a radio. and Log Off. Why can’t I exchange business card data with a mobile phone?

The business card exchange function is not supported.

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Troubleshooting Bluetooth Technology n 178 N What should I do if I do not hear sound from my. your headphones or audio/video controller does not support SCMS-T content protection, you need to. Click to cancel the Connect to a device only if it supports SCMS-T content protection check box under.

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Troubleshooting Optical Discs n 179 N Optical Discs Why does my computer freeze when I. the disc, see Handling Discs (page 147) for instructions. What should I do if the drive tray does not. a thin, straight object (such as a paper clip) into the manual eject hole on the optical disc drive. #10065;.

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Troubleshooting Optical Discs n 180 N What should I do if I cannot play a disc properly. the necessary program(s) is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. #10065; If a disc is dirty or damaged, your. see Handling Discs (page 147) for instructions. #10065; If you are playing a disc and.

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Troubleshooting Optical Discs n 181 N 4 Click Device Manager in the left pane. The Device Manager window appears with a listing of your computer’s hardware devices. If an X or an exclamation point appears on the listed device, you may need to enable the device or reinstall the driver software.

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Troubleshooting Optical Discs n 182 N What should I do if I cannot play Blu-ray Disc media. normally, download and install the latest updates for the WinDVD BD using the VAIO Update. For information on how to use the VAIO Update, see Updating Your Computer (page 29). What should I do if I cannot.

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Troubleshooting Display n 183 N Display Why did my screen go blank? #10065; Your computer screen may go blank if the computer loses power or enters a power saving mode (Sleep or Hibernate). If the computer is in LCD (Video) Sleep mode, press any key to bring the computer back into Normal mode. See.

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Troubleshooting Display n 184 N What should I do if no image is displayed on my TV screen or external display connected to the HDMI output port? Make sure you are using an HDCP-compliant display. The copyright protected contents are not displayed on a non-HDCP compliant display. See Connecting a.

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Troubleshooting Display n 185 N What should I do if the LCD brightness of my screen changes? #10065; The LCD brightness setting, adjusted with the Fn+F5/F6 keys, is temporary and may be restored to the original setting when your computer returns to Normal mode from Sleep or Hibernate mode. To save.

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Troubleshooting Display #10065; On models with an ATI video controller, you may find your computer screen temporarily goes blank: #10065; When you connect or disconnect the AC adapter #10065; Immediately after you start the computer with battery power To save your preference for the brightness, follow these.

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Troubleshooting Display n 187 N What should I do if the external display remains blank? If. need to change the settings for the external display with the VAIO Control Center. To change the settings, launch the VAIO Control Center, select the control item for the external display, and then click.

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Troubleshooting Printing n 188 N Printing What should I do if I cannot print a document? #10065; Make sure. before you use your printer. See the manual that came with your printer for more information. Ports tab.

Click to cancel the Enable bidirectional support check box. Click OK. This disables.

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Troubleshooting Microphone n 189 N Microphone What should I do if my microphone does not work? If you are using an. the microphone receives the sound from a sound output device, such as a speaker. To prevent this problem: #10065; Keep the microphone away from a sound output device. #10065; Turn down the.

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Troubleshooting Speakers n 190 N Speakers What should I do if I do not hear sound from the built-in speakers? #10065; If you are. off. #10065; If your speakers require external power, make sure the speakers are connected to a power source. See the manual that came with your speakers for more information.

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Troubleshooting Touch Pad n 191 N Touch Pad What should I do if the touch pad does not work? #10065; You may have disabled the touch pad before connecting a mouse to your computer. See Using the Touch Pad (page 33). #10065; Make sure that a mouse is not connected to your computer. #10065; If the pointer.

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Troubleshooting Keyboard n 192 N Keyboard What should I do if the keyboard configuration is wrong? The language layout of your computer’s keyboard is labeled on the packaging box. If you choose a different regional keyboard when you complete the Windows setup, the key configuration will be.

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Troubleshooting Floppy Disks n 193 N Floppy Disks Why doesn’t the Safely Remove Hardware icon appear on the taskbar when the drive is connected? Your computer does not recognize the floppy disk drive. First, make sure the USB cable is properly connected to the USB port.

If you need to secure the.

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Troubleshooting Audio/Video n 194 N Audio/Video What should I do if I cannot use my digital video camcorder? If a message appears stating that the i.LINK device is disconnected or turned off, the i.LINK cable may not be securely plugged into the port on your computer or camcorder. Unplug the.

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Troubleshooting Audio/Video n 195 N What should I do if I do not hear the sound from the sound output device connected to the HDMI output port, optical. Properties. Click the Advanced tab.

Select the sample rate and bit depth (for example, 48000 Hz, 16 bit) which the device supports. Click OK.

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Troubleshooting Audio/Video n 196 N How do I output the Dolby Digital or DTS sound through an. the HDMI icon and click Properties. Click the Supported Formats tab. Click to select the DTS Audio. or DTS output is connected to a device that does not support it, the device will not play any sound.

In.

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Troubleshooting Memory Stick n 197 N Memory Stick What should I do if I cannot use a Memory Stick that was formatted on a VAIO computer on other devices? You may need to reformat your Memory Stick. Formatting a Memory Stick erases all.

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Troubleshooting Peripherals n 198 N Peripherals What should I do if I cannot connect a USB device? #10065; If applicable, check the USB. the specific port you used the first time you connected the device. #10065; See the manual that came with your USB device for more information. You may need to install.

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Troubleshooting Docking Station n 199 N Docking Station What should I do if an error message appears when I disconnect my computer from the docking station? #10065;. from the docking station. Disconnecting it as any other user may cause malfunctions. For switching users, see Windows Help and Support.

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Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, the Sony logo, VAIO, the VAIO logo, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo.

Micro Vault EX, MOTION EYE, Sony Style, DVgate, DVgate Plus, i.LINK, VAIO DIGITAL STUDIO, VAIO Media.

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