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  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    N User Guide Personal Computer VGN-Z Series
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Touch Pad...33 Using Special-function Buttons ...34 Using the Built-in Camera ...35 Using the Optical Disc Drive ...36 Using the Memory Stick ...43 Using Other Modules...132 Protecting the Hard Disk...134 Upgrading Your VAIO Computer...135 Adding and Removing Memory ...136
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    ... the Battery Pack...149 Using Headphones...151 Handling the Memory Stick ...152 Handling the Built-in Storage Device ...153 Using Fingerprint Authentication ...154 Using the TPM ...155 Troubleshooting ...156 Computer ...158 System Security ...166 Battery...167 Built-in Camera ...169 Internet ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... of your computer. Information in the supplied manuals including this User Guide is intended for users of the VAIO computers with the Microsoft® Windows Vista® ... customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers in Spanish-...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... VAIO computer. 1. Printed Documentation ❑ Quick Start Guide - An overview of components connection, set-up ... useful documentation such as below: - VAIO User Guide (This manual) - VAIO Recovery Center User Guide... 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 ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...web site provides instant access to information on commonly encountered problems. Type a description of the problem and the Knowledge Database searches for the ...For customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers in Spanish-...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... the following information readily available: 1 2 Your VAIO computer model You can find... compartment of your Sony VAIO computer. The serial number is the last 7 digits of the number below... description of the problem 5. In Store Service & Support (available in USA only) Make an appointment with a Sony...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... while using your computer. Excessive use of the computer may strain eyes, muscles, or tendons. ❑ 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 ❑ 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. ❑ Locating Controls and Ports (page 12) ❑ About the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... of your computer may be different from those illustrated in this manual due to variations in specifications. It may also vary in... countries or areas. Front A B C D E F G H I J Built-in MOTION EYE camera (page 35) Built-in MOTION EYE camera indicator (page 18) Num lock indicator (page 18) Caps lock ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... (page 18) Media Access indicator (page 18) WIRELESS indicator (page 18) SD memory card slot (page 50) K Memory Stick slot* (page 43) L WIRELESS switch (page 57), (page 61) M Built-in microphone (monaural) * 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 14 N Back A SIM card slot* B Battery connector (page 20) * On selected models only.
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    ... D Optical disc drive (page 36) Optical disc drive indicator (page 18) Manual eject hole (page 180) Substitute drive eject button (page 36) E ... (page 18) *1 *2 *3 Functional only when your computer is in SPEED mode. Supports high-/full-/low- speeds. Not accessible when your computer is attached to ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...page 19) B Network (Ethernet) port (page 56) C Air vent D ExpressCard/34 slot (page 48) E Security slot F Modem port (page 54) G H I J * Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port* (page 107) i.LINK 4-pin (S400) port (page 109) Microphone jack (page 106) Headphones jack (page 91) Supports high-/full-/low- speeds.
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    Getting Started > Locating Controls and Ports n 17 N Bottom A Docking station connector (page 85) B Air vents C Memory module compartment cover (page 136)
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    .... (Do not place the computer into Sleep mode or turn it off when this indicator is lit.) When the indicator is unlit, the memory card is not in use. Illuminates while the built-in camera is in use. Illuminates while the computer is in STAMINA mode to ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Getting Started > Connecting a Power Source n 19 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 ✍ 1 2 3 Use only the supplied AC adapter for your computer. To use the AC adapter Plug one ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Getting Started > Using the Battery Pack n 20 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    Getting Started > Using the Battery Pack n 21 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. ✍ 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.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    .... To enable the battery care function 1 2 3 4 5 6 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click Power Management and then Battery Charge Functions. Click ...and check detailed information. If the battery charge capacity is low, replace the battery pack with a new genuine Sony battery pack.
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    ... just by setting the specific wallpaper as your desktop background. To set the battery life conserving wallpaper 1 2 3 Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click Display and then Long Battery Life Wallpaper Setting. Click Set Long Battery Life Wallpaper. At the confirmation prompt, ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ..., All Programs, and Windows Update and then follow the on-screen instructions. ❑ VAIO Update 4 Click Start, All Programs, VAIO Update 4, and Go to VAIO Web Support and then follow the on-screen instructions. ! Your computer must be connected to the Internet to download the updates.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... Computer This section describes how to get the most out of using your VAIO computer. ❑ Using the Keyboard (page 31) ❑ Using the ...) ❑ Using Special-function Buttons (page 34) ❑ Using the Built-in Camera (page 35) ❑ Using the Optical Disc Drive (page 36) ❑ Using the Memory Stick (page 43) ...
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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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    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). ✍ You ...computer. To change the touch pad settings, use the VAIO Control Center. ! Be sure to connect a mouse...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Special-function Buttons n 34 N Using Special-function Buttons Your ...to each button by default. You can change the default assignment with the VAIO Control Center. You can assign VAIO Presentation Support to the S1 button. In Presentation mode, some functions of the...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Built-in Camera n 35 N Using the Built-in Camera Your ... data ✍ Turning on the computer activates the built-in camera. Video conference is possible with the appropriate software.... does not activate or deactivate the built-in camera. Do not place your computer ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Optical Disc Drive n 36 N Using the Optical Disc...power supply to the optical disc drive is disabled by the VAIO Power Management, it will take a while to eject ...not functional if the power supply to the optical disc drive is disabled by the VAIO Power Management....
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Optical Disc Drive n 37 N 3 Place a disc in the middle of the drive tray with the label side facing upward and gently push it down until the disc clicks into place. ! Do not exert pressure on the drive tray. Be sure to hold the bottom of the drive tray when ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    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-...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... computer's optical disc drives. Sony does NOT guarantee the compatibility of VAIO optical disc drives... recordable disc. ✍ 8 cm disc writing is not supported. ! To play copyright protected Blu-ray Disc... VAIO computers may not support movie playback on packaged media recorded in AVC or VC1 formats...
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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). ❑ Depending on system environment, you ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Optical Disc Drive n 41 N Notes on region codes ❑ 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 ... digital data with compatible products, such as digital cameras, mobile phones, and other devices. ... Duo-size media and supports Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo with high-speed ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Memory Stick n 44 N Inserting and Removing a ...upward and pointing toward the slot. Carefully slide the Memory Stick into the slot until it clicks into... automatically detected by your system and the contents on the Memory Stick are displayed. If nothing appears on...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Memory Stick n 45 N ✍ You can insert a...Memory Stick Duo adaptor. ! Be sure to hold the Memory Stick with the arrow pointing in the correct direction ... sure the indicator is unlit before removing the Memory Stick. 1 2 3 Check that the Media Access indicator ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Memory Stick n 46 N Formatting a Memory Stick To format a Memory Stick The ... more quickly if you select Quick Format in Format options. Click Start. Follow the on-screen instructions. ! It may take time to format the Memory Stick depending on the media type.
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Memory Stick n 47 N Notes on Using the Memory Stick ❑ ... name of the copyright protection technology developed by Sony. Use a Memory Stick with the MagicGate logo to use this ... Stick slot on your computer does not support 8-bit parallel data transfer (high-speed...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 48 N Using Other .../34 slot* for transferring data among digital cameras, camcorders, music players, and ... to as the ExpressCard slot and the ExpressCard module in this manual. To insert an ExpressCard module 1 2 Locate the ExpressCard ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Other Modules / Memory Cards n 49 N To remove an ExpressCard module ✍ 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    .... You can use this slot to transfer data among digital cameras, camcorders, music players, and other audio/... SDHC memory card ❑ 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 ... upward and pointing toward the slot. Carefully slide the SD memory card into the slot until it clicks into place. Do not force the card into the slot. ✍ If the SD memory card does not go into the slot ...
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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 ...the memory card ❑ Be sure to use memory cards that are compliant with the standards supported by your computer. ❑ Be sure to ...memory card slot on your computer does not support the high-speed data transfer feature of ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Internet n 54 N Using the Internet Before using the Internet, you need to sign up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and set up devices... your computer. For the detailed instructions on connection setups and modem configuration, see the manual that came with...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    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 modem only. 1 ...Center. Click Set up a connection or network in the left pane. Click Set up a dial-up connection and Next. 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/... station, you need to select which network (Ethernet) port to use. Follow the on-screen instructions. ! Do not plug a telephone cable into the network (Ethernet) port on ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 57 N Using the Wireless LAN Using the Wireless LAN (WLAN), all your digital devices with the built-in WLAN function communicate freely ... find out about the configuration of your computer. The WLAN supports all normal Ethernet connectivity, but ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 58 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 59 N ✍ 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 60 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 61 N Using the Bluetooth Function You ... 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 62 N Notes on using the Bluetooth function ❑ The data transfer rate varies, depending on the following conditions: ❑ Obstacles, such as walls, located between devices ❑ Distance between devices ❑ Material used in walls ❑ Proximity...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 63 N ❑ The Bluetooth function may not work with other devices, depending on the manufacturer or the software version employed by the manufacturer. ❑ Connecting multiple Bluetooth devices to your computer may cause channel congestion, ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 64 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 65 N Communicating with Another Bluetooth ... computer, a mobile phone, a PDA, a headset, a mouse, or a digital camera without the use of any cables.... information using Windows Help and Support. ! Be sure to turn on the WIRELESS switch before ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 66 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: ❑ A ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 67 N Registering a Fingerprint To use the fingerprint authentication function, you must ... QL, and Control Center. Click Fingerprints and Initialize. Follow the on-screen instructions. ✍ For detailed information, see the help file.
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 68 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 69 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 70 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 71 N Using the Password Bank Once you have registered your ... data encryption feature, using fingerprint authentication can strengthen computer security. For instructions on how to use the TPM, see Using the TPM (page 73). For detailed ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using Fingerprint Authentication n 72 N Erasing the Registered Fingerprints ...fingerprints 1 2 Turn on the computer. Press the F2 key when the VAIO logo appears. The BIOS setup screen... press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the < or , key to select...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 73 N Using the TPM The embedded Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is embedded in your computer to provide basic security functions. In combination with the TPM, you can encrypt and decrypt your data to strengthen computer security against inappropriate access...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 74 N Important Notice ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 75 N ❑ Do not encrypt any one of ...way to restore them if you carelessly encrypt them. Sony assumes no liability for any troubles and damages arising out ....xml Default path: Removable media (FD, USB memory, etc.) ❑ Key and certificate backup file Default...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 76 N ❑ Do not encrypt any one of the... password if you carelessly encrypt them. Sony assumes no liability for any troubles and damages arising out of....xml Default path: Removable media (FD, USB memory, etc.) ❑ Password reset secret file Default file name...
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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 < or , key to select the .... If the TPM is enabled, it will take longer before the VAIO logo appears due to security checks at ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 78 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 79 N Using BitLocker Drive Encryption with ... Drive Encryption, see Windows Help and Support. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of ... data on a storage device (such as a USB flash memory device) on which a recovery key is stored using...
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    ... and press the F2 key several times when the VAIO logo appears. Press the < or , key to select the... Enter key. 10 Follow the instructions in Windows Help and Support to enable BitLocker Drive ...11 Save the recovery password to the USB flash memory device in the window for saving the recovery password....
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 81 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 82 N Using Peripheral Devices You can add functionality to your VAIO computer by using the various ports on the computer. ❑ Connecting a Docking Station (page 83) ❑ Connecting External Speakers or Headphones (page 91) ❑ Connecting an External Display (page 92) ❑...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 83 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...-TX / 10BASE-T) (page 56) F Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) ports*1 (page 107) G DVI-D port*2 (page 93) H MONITOR port (page 93) *1 *2 Support high-/full-/low- speeds. Functional only when your computer is in SPEED mode. ! The docking station can be powered only through the AC adapter supplied with your ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 85 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 86 N 5 Slide open the docking station connector cover on the bottom of the computer. 6 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 87 N 7 Gently push down the computer until it clicks into place. 8 Turn on the computer.
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    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 88 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 89 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. ✍ If the IN USE indicator is unlit, you do not have to press the UNDOCK button. Pressing ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting a Docking Station n 90 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting External Speakers or Headphones n 91 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 ✍ Make sure your speakers are ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting an External Display n 92 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. ! While your computer is in SPEED mode (using the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... or a display cable to the DVI-D port on the docking station when your computer is in STAMINA mode, a confirmation window appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the performance mode to SPEED mode. 1 2 If necessary, plug one end of the display's power cord (1) into your display, and ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...the HDCP standard and capable of encrypting the transmission channel of digital video signals for the purpose of copyright protection, which enables... (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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting an External Display n 95 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 96 N
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    ... 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 196). ... computer is in STAMINA mode, a confirmation window appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the performance mode to SPEED mode. 1 2 3 4...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... ! 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. Always use the device driver provided by Sony for updates. ✍ See the manual that came with your TV for more information on installation and use. The HDMI cable ...
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    ... between your computer and TV using an HDMI connection. To connect a high-quality digital sound output device between your computer and a TV ! ... your computer is in STAMINA mode, a confirmation window appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the performance mode to SPEED mode. 1 2 3 4 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...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. ❑ When using the NVIDIA video controller (SPEED ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    Using Peripheral Devices > Using the Multiple Monitors Function n 103 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... performance modes. ✍ ✍ For selecting a video controller, see Selecting Performance Modes (page 112). Your external display may not support the Multiple Monitors function. Certain software applications may not be compatible with Multiple Monitors settings. Make sure that your computer does not...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...desktop and select Personalize. Click Display Settings. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings. Click Start and Control Panel. ... the S button assignments to activate the Multiple Monitors function with the VAIO Control Center. For details on the S buttons, see Using Special-function...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... software supplied with your USB device before use. See the manual that came with the USB device for more information. ❑ Be sure ... Windows to print documents. ❑ For information on how to remove a USB device, see the manual that came with the device. ❑ To protect your computer and/or USB devices...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... an i.LINK device, such as a digital video camcorder. ✍ i.LINK is a trademark of Sony Corporation used ... to connect it to a power source. ❑ The i.LINK port supports transfer rates up to 400 Mbps.... i.LINKcompatible devices you use. See the manual that came with your software for more information....
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... a digital video camcorder Plug one end of an i.LINK cable (1) (not supplied) into ...other end into the DV In/ Out port (3) on the digital video camcorder. ✍ The connection procedure varies... the manual that came with the device for more information. You cannot access the pictures stored on a Memory...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... briefly describes how to change the main settings of your VAIO computer. Among other things, you ... learn how to use and customize the look of your Sony software and utilities. ❑ Selecting Performance ... 112) ❑ Setting the Password (page 114) ❑ Using the VAIO Control Center (page 126) ❑ Using ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Selecting Performance Modes n 112 N Selecting Performance Modes Your computer is equipped with the performance selector switch (1) to select a performance mode for lower power consumption or faster performance. ! While your computer is in SPEED mode (using the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Selecting Performance Modes n 113 N ❑ STAMINA mode Uses the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator and disables some hardware devices on your computer to conserve battery power. ❑ SPEED mode Uses the NVIDIA video controller to provide faster performance. ! The HDMI ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 114 N Setting the Password In addition to the Windows password, you can use BIOS ... you have set the power-on password, you will be prompted to enter the password after the VAIO logo appears to start your computer. The power-on password allows ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 115 N Adding the Power-on Password The power-on password is provided to protect your ... reset fee will be charged, and your computer may need to be sent in for service to reset the password. ✍ If you have set the power-on password in ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... 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 < or , key to select Security to display the Security...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 117 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 118 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 119 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 120 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....
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...121 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. ✍ 3 If you have set the power-on password, enter ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 122 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. ✍ 3 If you have ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...123 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. ✍ 3 If you have set the power-on password, enter your...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 124 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. ✍ See Windows Help and Support for more information on the Windows password.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Setting the Password n 125 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...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 ... can change the settings for certain items in the VAIO Status Monitor window. To change the settings,...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Using the Power Saving Modes n 127 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. ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Using the Power Saving Modes n 128 N Using Sleep Mode Sleep mode ... will lose all unsaved data. ✍ You can use the VAIO Control Center to configure your computer to return to ... both the AC adapter and the battery pack. See Using the VAIO Control Center (page 126).
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Using the Power Saving Modes n 129 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Using the Power Saving Modes n 130 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer > Using the Power Saving Modes n 131 N To return to Normal mode Press ...Hibernate mode than from Sleep mode. You can use the VAIO Control Center to configure your computer to return ...both the AC adapter and the battery pack. See Using the VAIO Control Center (page 126).
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... Power Management n 132 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...Your VAIO Computer > Using the VAIO Power Management n 133 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.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...touch the connectors or open the memory module compartment cover. For assistance, contact an authorized Sony Service Center. To ... nearest center or agent, see Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5). The type of module and the amount of memory installed on your computer may differ depending on...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 136 N Adding and ..., contact the sales dealer or the manufacturer of your memory module. ❑ Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage electronic components. Before touching a memory module, ensure the following: ❑ The procedures described...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 137 N ❑ Do not ... module from ESD. ❑ Use the special bag supplied with the memory module or wrap the module in aluminum foil ... not be covered by the warranty. ❑ Do not place the memory module in a location subject to: ❑ Heat sources ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 138 N Removing and... below) on the bottom of the computer and remove the memory module compartment cover. 5 6 Touch a metal... static electricity. Remove the currently installed memory module as follows: ❑ Pull the latches in the direction...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 139 N 7 8 Remove the new memory ... projection in the open slot. Do not force the memory module into the slot in a wrong orientation, ... cause damage to the slot and the module. 9 Replace the memory module compartment cover. 10 Tighten the...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 140 N Viewing the Amount of Memory ...on the computer. Click Start, All Programs, and VAIO Control Center. Click System Information and System Information. You can view the amount of system memory in the right pane. If the additional memory ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... and precautions to help you protect your VAIO computer from potential damage. ❑ Handling the LCD ... Your Computer (page 144) ❑ Handling the Built-in Camera (page 147) ❑ Handling Discs (page 148... 149) ❑ Using Headphones (page 151) ❑ Handling the Memory Stick (page 152) ❑ Handling the Built-...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... 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. ❑ Do not exert pressure on the LCD screen lid with ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... computer for a long period of time. ❑ Make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. ❑ When the AC adapter is not used, unplug it from the AC outlet. ❑ 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.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Precautions > Handling Your Computer n 144 N Handling Your Computer ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... 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 (page 5). ❑ Make sure you disconnect the AC adapter ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Precautions > Handling Your Computer n 146 N ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ...not touch the lens protection cover of the built-in camera, as it may cause scratches on the cover and ... sunlight get into the lens of the built-in camera regardless of your computer's power state,...port. ❑ Clean the lens protection cover of the built-in camera with a blower brush or a soft brush. If...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Precautions > Handling Discs n 148 N Handling Discs ❑ 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: ❑ Proper care of the disc is essential to its continuous reliability. Do not use solvents (such as ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... in any way other than as described in this user guide or as designated by Sony in writing. ❑ For your safety, Sony... URLs: ❑ For customers in USA and Canada http://www.sony.com/vaio ❑ For customers in Latin American countries or areas http://www.sony.net/ ❑ Sony disclaims and shall assume no ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Precautions > Using the Battery Pack n 150 N ❑ 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. ❑ If you have not used the battery pack for a considerable amount of time, the remaining battery life ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    Precautions > Using Headphones n 151 N Using Headphones ❑ 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, ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...get wet. ❑ Do not use or store the Memory Stick in a location subject to: ❑ Static electricity ... substances ❑ Use the storage case supplied with the Memory Stick. ❑ Be sure to make a backup copy ...-tipped pen to write on the label adhered to the Memory Stick Duo. Exerting pressure on the media ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Precautions > Handling the Built-in Storage Device n 153 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... > n 156 N Troubleshooting This section describes how to solve common problems you might encounter when using... http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers... 166) ❑ Battery (page 167) ❑ Built-in Camera (page 169) ❑ Internet (page 171...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Troubleshooting > n 157 N ❑ Display (page 184) ❑ Printing (page 189) ❑ Microphone (page 190) ❑ Speakers (page 191) ❑ Touch Pad (... Keyboard (page 193) ❑ Floppy Disks (page 194) ❑ Audio/Video (page 195) ❑ Memory Stick (page 199) ❑ Peripherals (page 200) ❑ Docking Station (page 201)
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 158 N Computer What should I do if my computer does not start? ... and contrast controls are adjusted correctly. See the manual that came with your display for more information. ... rechargeable battery pack and AC adapter, which are supplied by Sony for your VAIO computer.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 159 N What should I do if the green power indicator light turns on but my screen remains blank? ❑ ...then press the power button to turn on your computer. ❑ Try reinstalling the software. ❑ Contact the software publisher or designated provider for technical support.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 160 N Why doesn't my computer enter Sleep or Hibernate mode? Your computer may become ...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).
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 161 N What should I do if a message appears notifying of either incompatibility or the.... 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 System ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 162 N What should I do if my game software does not ... latest video driver software. ❑ On some VAIO models, the graphics memory is shared with the system. The optimal ... forgotten the power-on password, contact an authorized Sony Service Center to reset it. A reset fee ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 163 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 < or , key to select Boot...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 164 N How do I reduce the volume of the recovery partition? Your built-in storage device... operating system and click Next. Click VAIO Recovery Center. Click Restore Complete ... You will be prompted to select whether or not to keep the VAIO Value-added contents. Select No ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 165 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Troubleshooting > System Security n 166 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Troubleshooting > Battery n 167 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 23) for more information. When is my computer using AC power? When your computer is directly connected to ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Troubleshooting > Battery n 168 N Can my computer enter Hibernate mode while using battery power? Your computer can enter ...avoid losing data. See Using Hibernate Mode (page 130) for information on how you can manually activate Hibernate mode. How can I conserve battery power when my computer is in...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Troubleshooting > Built-in Camera n 169 N Built-in Camera Why does the viewfinder show no images or poor-quality images? ❑ The built-in camera cannot be shared by more than one software ... and does not indicate a malfunction. ❑ If the problem persists, restart your computer. Why are ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Troubleshooting > Built-in Camera n 170 N What should I do if movie playback shows dropped ... if captured images flicker? This problem occurs when you use the camera under fluorescent lights ...flicker noise. Why is the video input from the built-in camera suspended for a few seconds? The video input ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Troubleshooting > Internet n 171 N Internet What should I do if my modem does not work? ❑ Make sure the telephone ... the software you are using is compatible with your computer's modem. (All preinstalled Sony programs are compatible.) ❑ Make sure the modem is the only device connected to your ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Troubleshooting > Internet n 172 N Why is my modem connection slow? Your computer is equipped with a ...line is free of any line noise. ❑ If your problem is fax-related, make sure there are no... is compatible with fax modems. ❑ If you are having a problem connecting with your ISP, make sure the ISP...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Troubleshooting > Networking n 173 N Networking What should I do if my computer cannot connect to a wireless LAN access point? ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Troubleshooting > Networking n 174 N What should I do if I cannot access the Internet? ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Troubleshooting > Networking n 175 N How do I avoid data transfer interruptions? ❑ 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. ❑ If you are using a wireless LAN access point, see ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Troubleshooting > Bluetooth Technology n 176 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. ❑ If the device you want to communicate with is ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Troubleshooting > Bluetooth Technology n 177 N What should I do if other Bluetooth devices cannot connect to my computer? ❑ Check the suggestions in What should I do if I cannot find the Bluetooth device I want to communicate with? (page 176). ❑ Make sure the other devices are authenticated. ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Troubleshooting > Bluetooth Technology n 178 N Why can't I use the services supported by the connected Bluetooth ... information using Windows Help and Support. Can I use a device with Bluetooth technology ... business card data with a mobile phone? The business card exchange function is not supported....
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Troubleshooting > Bluetooth Technology n 179 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    Troubleshooting > Optical Discs n 180 N Optical Discs Why does my computer freeze when ... disc, see Handling Discs (page 148) for instructions. What should I do if the drive tray does ... power supply to the optical disc drive is disabled by the VAIO Power Management, the substitute drive eject button...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Troubleshooting > Optical Discs n 181 N What should I do if I cannot play a disc properly ... the necessary program(s) is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. ❑ If a disc is dirty or damaged, your..., see Handling Discs (page 148) for instructions. ❑ If you are playing a disc and...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    Troubleshooting > Optical Discs n 182 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Troubleshooting > Optical Discs n 183 N What should I do if I cannot play Blu-ray Disc media..., download and install the latest updates for the WinDVD BD using the VAIO Update. For information on how to use the VAIO... ❑ Check if your optical disc drive supports the Blu-ray Disc writing function. ❑...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Troubleshooting > Display n 184 N Display Why did my screen go blank? ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Troubleshooting > Display n 185 N What should I do if I do not see proper images or videos? ❑ Be sure to select Highest (32 bit) for the display colors before using video/image software or starting DVD playback. Selecting any other option may prevent such software from displaying images ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Troubleshooting > Display n 186 N Why doesn't my screen display a video? ❑ If the display ...Key (page 31) for more information. ❑ The video memory of your computer may be insufficient for displaying ... the total amount of the graphics and video memory available. Right-click on the desktop, select ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Troubleshooting > Display n 187 N What should I do if the LCD brightness of my screen changes?... 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...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Troubleshooting > Display n 188 N How do I run Windows Aero? To run Windows Aero, follow these steps: 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start and Control Panel. ... scheme options on the Appearance tab. Click OK. For information about the Windows Aero features, such as Windows Flip 3D, see Windows Help and Support.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Troubleshooting > Printing n 189 N Printing What should I do if I cannot print a document? ❑ 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Troubleshooting > Microphone n 190 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: ❑ Keep the microphone away from a sound output device. ❑ Turn down the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Troubleshooting > Speakers n 191 N Speakers What should I do if I do not hear sound from the built-in speakers? ❑ If you are ...off. ❑ 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 192 N Touch Pad What should I do if the touch pad does not work? ❑ You may have disabled the touch pad before connecting a mouse to your computer. See Using the Touch Pad (page 33). ❑ Make sure that a mouse is not connected to your computer. ❑ If the pointer ...
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    Troubleshooting > Keyboard n 193 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 194 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 195 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 ...
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    Troubleshooting > Audio/Video n 196 N How do I change the sound output device? If you do not hear sound from the device connected to a port, such as the USB port, HDMI output port, optical output port, or headphones jack, you need to change the device for sound output. ! The HDMI output port is ...
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    Troubleshooting > Audio/Video n 197 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 198 N How do I output the Dolby Digital or DTS sound through an ... DTS output is connected to a device that does not support it, the device will not play any sound. ... hardware resources, such as CPU, GPU, or system memory performance on your computer. During the video ...
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    Troubleshooting > Memory Stick n 199 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 ... view video clips that you have recorded with Memory Stick-compatible digital cameras. Why can't I write data to a ...
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    Troubleshooting > Peripherals n 200 N Peripherals What should I do if I cannot connect a USB device? ❑ ... power supply. For example, if you are using a digital camera, check if the battery is charged. ... first time you connected the device. ❑ See the manual that came with your USB device for more ...
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    Troubleshooting > Docking Station n 201 N Docking Station Why can't I use my TFT/DVI monitor connected to the DVI-D port? The DVI-D port on the ... your computer 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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    ... in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, the Sony logo, VAIO, the VAIO logo, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, MagicGate, OpenMG...EX, MOTION EYE, My Memory Center, Sony Style, Backstage, DVgate, DVgate Plus, i.LINK, VAIO Care, VAIO DIGITAL STUDIO, VAIO Media, VAIO Media Music...
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    ... HDMI Licensing LLC. "AVCHD" is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. All other names of systems, products, and services are trademarks of their respective owners. In the manual, the ™ or ® marks may not be specified. Features and specifications are ...
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    ...whether based on tort, contract, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this manual, the software, or other information contained herein or the use thereof. In the manual, the ™ or ® marks are not specified. Sony Corporation reserves the right to make any...
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    n © 2009 Sony Corporation
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