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2003 Mazda Protege Manual

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  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    N User Guide Personal Computer VGN-Z Series
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    ...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 Selecting Performance Modes ...112 Setting the Password...114 Using the VAIO Control Center ...126 Using the Power...
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    ......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 ...171 Networking ...173 Bluetooth Technology ...
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    ... computer, and welcome to the on-screen User Guide. Sony has combined leading-edge ... computing experience. ! External views illustrated in this manual may look slightly different from those ... http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers ...
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    ... owner information. 2. On-screen Documentation ❑ Help and Support - General information and technical assistance ...useful documentation such as below: - VAIO User Guide (This manual) - VAIO Recovery Center User ...Care, system restore, backup and recovery, and contact Sony support. Troubleshoot my ...
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    Before Use > Finding More about Your VAIO Computer n 6 N ❑ Program help files - May be included with the preinstalled ... WAN functions. Features and options may not be available on your computer. See the specifications to find out about configuration of your computer. To access this on-screen ...
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    ...in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers in ....sony.com/BR/ ❑ Operating system online support web site Your computer comes preinstalled ... Windows operating system. For operating system support, you can visit Microsoft customer ...
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    ...back panel, or inside the battery compartment of your Sony VAIO computer. The serial number is the last... program that is causing the problem A brief description of the problem 5. In Store Service & Support (available in USA... assist with the set up of your new VAIO PC, system optimization, data rescue...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ... Take a moment to identify the controls and ports shown on the following 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 areas. Front A B C D E F G H I J Built-in MOTION EYE ...
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    ... (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 ...
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    ...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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    Getting Started > About the Indicator Lights n 18 N About the Indicator Lights Your computer is equipped with the following indicator lights: Indicator Power 1 Charge Media Access Functions Illuminates in green when the computer is on, blinks slowly in orange while the computer is in Sleep mode,...
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    ... cord into an AC outlet (2). Plug the cable connected to the AC adapter (3) into the DC IN port (4) on the computer or on the optional docking station. ! The shape of the DC In plug varies depending on the AC adapter. ✍ To disconnect your computer completely from AC power, ...
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    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...
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    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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    ...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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    ...battery pack 1 2 Install the battery pack. Connect the computer to a power source with the AC adapter. The charge indicator light turns on while the battery pack is... 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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    ...battery pack in your computer while it is directly connected to AC power. The battery pack continues to charge while ... below 10%, you should either connect the AC adapter to recharge the battery pack or shut down ... should save your data frequently and manually activate a power management mode, such as...
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    .... 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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    ... Life Conserving Wallpaper You can conserve your battery life 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... 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 off the ...
  • 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.
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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. ❑ Using the Keyboard (page 31) ❑ Using the Touch Pad (page 33) ❑ Using Special-function Buttons (page 34) ❑ Using the Built-in Camera (page 35) ❑ Using ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Keyboard n 31 N Using the Keyboard Your keyboard has additional keys that perform model-specific tasks. Combinations and Functions with the Fn Key ... Fn+F10 keys. See the help file included with the VAIO Control Center for more information. 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 ...
  • 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
    ... computer is equipped with special buttons to help you use specific functions of the computer. Special-function button S1/S2 ... 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 ...
  • 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 computer is equipped with a built-in MOTION EYE camera. With the preinstalled image capture software, you can perform the following operations: ❑ Capturing still images and movies ❑ Sensing and capturing...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Optical Disc Drive n 36 N Using the Optical ... not be available on your computer. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer.... supply to the optical disc drive is disabled by the VAIO Power Management, it will take a while to eject...
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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 ...
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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-...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...conform to the Compact Disc Digital Audio standard specifications (CD Standard). A DualDisc is a two sided ...computer's optical disc drives. Sony does NOT guarantee the compatibility of VAIO optical disc ...recordable disc. ✍ 8 cm disc writing is not supported. ! To play copyright protected Blu-ray ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Optical Disc Drive n 40 N Notes on Using the ... writing data to a disc. ❑ Do not plug or unplug the AC adapter while the optical disc drive is ..., download and install the latest updates for the WinDVD BD using the VAIO Update. For information on how to use the ...
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    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 To ... disc into the optical disc drive. ! Connect the AC adapter to the computer and close all running... disc burning software to copy files to the disc. For instructions on how to use the software, see the help file included...
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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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Memory Stick n 45 N ✍ You can insert a Duo-size Memory Stick directly into the Memory Stick slot without using a Memory Stick Duo adaptor. ! Be sure to hold the Memory Stick with the arrow pointing in the correct direction as you insert it into the slot. To...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    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 ... the general name of the copyright protection technology developed by Sony. Use a Memory Stick with the MagicGate logo to ... 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 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 ✍ 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
    ... use the SD memory card The SD memory card slot on your computer supports the following memory cards: ❑ SD memory card ❑ SDHC memory card ❑ ...(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. ❑ 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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    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...
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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 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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 57 N Using the Wireless LAN Using the Wireless LAN (... not be available on your 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Wireless LAN n 59 N ✍ In some countries, using WLAN products may be restricted ...algorithm and 802.1X-based authentication. WPA2 is backward compatible with WPA. * See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. The IEEE 802.11b/g ...
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    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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 61 N Using the Bluetooth Function You... may not be available on your computer. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. ...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 62 N Notes on using the Bluetooth function ❑ The data transfer rate...standard requirements are maintained. Even if standards are met, individual device performance, specifications, and operation procedures can vary. Data exchange may not be...
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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, ...
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    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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the Bluetooth Function n 65 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 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 75 N ❑ Do not encrypt any one of the following archive, backup...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 following files and ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 76 N ❑ Do not encrypt any one of the following password reset ... 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 following files and...
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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 ...
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    Using Your VAIO Computer > Using the TPM n 79 N Using BitLocker Drive Encryption with the TPM BitLocker...configure BitLocker Drive Encryption, see Windows Help and Support. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. Notes on using BitLocker Drive Encryption ❑ Be ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... 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... Enter key. 10 Follow the instructions in Windows Help and Support to enable BitLocker Drive Encryption...
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    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) ❑...
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    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
    ...*2 (page 93) H MONITOR port (page 93) *1 *2 Support high-/full-/low- speeds. Functional only ...The docking station can be powered only through the AC adapter supplied with your computer. Do not ...AC adapter from the docking station and the AC outlet while using the docking station. This may cause data ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...To attach your computer to the docking station ! Use the AC adapter supplied with your computer. Do not .... Plug one end of the power cord (1) into the AC adapter (2) and the other end into an AC outlet. Plug the cable connected to the AC adapter (2) into the DC IN port (3) on the docking station (4)....
  • 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 ...
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    ... disconnecting your computer from the docking station. If the cover is left open, dust may get inside and damage the computer. ✍ To disconnect the docking station completely from AC power, unplug the AC adapter.
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    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 ...
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    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
    ...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 ...'s power cord (1) into your display, and the other end into an AC outlet. If you want to connect an analog monitor, plug the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... monitor, plug the display cable (2) to an HDMI to DVI-D adapter (3) and plug one end of the HDMI cable... Visual Interface - Digital. It is a type of DVI port that supports only digital video signals (no analog... DVI-I (Digital Visual Interface - Integrated) port supports digital video and analog video ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... is not accessible when the computer is attached to the docking station. 1 2 3 4 Plug the power cord of your multimedia computer display (1) into an AC outlet. Plug the display cable (2) into the monitor port (3) a on the computer or on the docking station. Plug the speaker cable (4) into the ...
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    Using Peripheral Devices > Connecting an External Display n 96 N
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    ...need to change the device for sound output. For the detailed instructions, see How do I change the sound output ...mode, a confirmation window appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the performance mode to SPEED mode... the power cord of your TV (1) into an AC outlet. Plug one end of an HDMI...
  • 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... 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 100
    ... 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. 1 2 3 4 Connect the power cord (1) of your projector into an AC outlet. Plug a display cable (2) into the monitor port (3) a on...
  • 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 only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 ... external power, be sure to connect it to a power source. ❑ The i.LINK port supports transfer rates up to 400 Mbps. However, the actual ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... end into the DV In/ Out port (3) on the digital video camcorder. ✍ 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.
  • 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
    ... with two built-in solid state drives in RAID configuration. See the specifications to find out about configuration of your computer. Once 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 ...
  • 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 ... battery charge level falls below 10%, you should either connect the AC adapter to recharge the battery pack or shut down your computer and install a fully charged battery pack. Using ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...your computer for a long period of time while it is disconnected from AC power, place the computer into Hibernate mode ...lose all unsaved data. ✍ You can use the VAIO Control Center to configure your computer to... you remove both the AC adapter and the battery pack. See Using the VAIO Control Center...
  • 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
    ...to Normal mode from Hibernate mode than from Sleep mode. You can use the VAIO Control Center to configure your computer to return to Normal mode when... lid. This power resuming preference will be lost if you remove both the AC adapter and the battery pack. See Using the VAIO Control Center (page 126).
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...the VAIO Power Management Power management helps you set up power plans for running on AC or battery power to suit your requirements for power consumption. The VAIO Power Management is a software application developed exclusively for VAIO computers. With this ...
  • 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 shock sensor to set the appropriate protection level. See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. ! Be aware .... For more information, see the help file included with the software. ! The VAIO HDD Protection is designed to minimize possibilities of damage to ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... Your VAIO Computer > n 135 N Upgrading Your VAIO Computer Your VAIO computer and memory modules ... 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 module and the ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 136 N Adding and Removing Memory If you want ... off your computer and disconnect it from its power sources (battery pack and AC adapter) and from any telecommunication links, networks, or modems before you remove any cover or panel from the...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 137 N ❑ Do not open the memory module package before you are ready to change the module. The package protects the module from ESD. ❑ Use the special bag supplied with the memory module or wrap the module in aluminum foil to protect it...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 138 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 ...
  • 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 module from its packaging. 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. If you want to install ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Upgrading Your VAIO Computer > Adding and Removing Memory n 140 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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    Precautions > n 141 N Precautions This section describes safety guidelines and precautions to help you protect your VAIO computer from potential damage. ❑ Handling the LCD Screen (page 142) ❑ Using the Power Source (page 143) ❑ Handling Your Computer (page 144) ❑ Handling the Built-in ...
  • 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
    ... Source n 143 N Using the Power Source See the specifications to find out about the configuration of your computer. ❑ Do not share the AC outlet with other power-consuming equipment, ... AC outlet. ❑ Use the AC adapter supplied with your computer or genuine Sony products. Do not...
  • 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
    ... 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,... Finding More about Your VAIO Computer (page 5). ❑ Make sure you disconnect the AC adapter and remove the ...
  • 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
    Precautions > Handling the Built-in Camera n 147 N Handling the Built-in Camera ❑ 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. ❑ Do not let the direct sunlight get into the lens of ...
  • 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
    ...customers in Latin American countries or areas http://www.sony.net/ ❑ Sony disclaims and shall assume no ... The use of non-genuine Sony battery packs or AC adapters with your VAIO computer. ❑ The disassembly, alteration of, or tampering with any Sony battery pack. ❑ While the battery pack is in ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... and does not indicate a malfunction, because the battery pack will gradually discharge over time even when not in use. Connect the AC adapter to your computer and recharge the battery pack before using the computer again. ❑ You do not need to ...
  • 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
    Precautions > Handling the Memory Stick n 152 N Handling the Memory Stick ❑ Do not touch the Memory Stick connector with your finger or metallic objects. ❑ Use only the adhesive label supplied with the Memory Stick as a label. ❑ Do not bend, drop, or expose the Memory Stick. ❑ Do not ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...losing data, you should be careful when handling your computer. 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. To avoid damaging your hard disk drive ❑ Do not subject your computer to sudden ...
  • 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
    Troubleshooting > n 156 N Troubleshooting This section describes how to solve common problems you might encounter when using your VAIO computer. Many... For customers in USA http://esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO/ ❑ For customers in Canada http://www.sony.ca/support/ ❑ For customers in Spanish-speaking ...
  • 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 (page 192) ❑ Keyboard (page 193) ❑ Floppy Disks (page 194) ❑ Audio/Video (page 195) ❑ Memory Stick (page 199) ❑ Peripherals (page 200) ❑ Docking ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Troubleshooting > Computer n 158 N Computer What should I do if my computer does not start?... correctly. See the manual that came with your display for more information. ❑ Unplug the AC adapter and remove ... 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 ...four seconds to shut down your computer. Unplug the AC adapter and leave the computer for about five minutes.... may cause loss of unsaved data. ❑ Unplug the AC adapter and remove the battery pack. Wait...
  • 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 ... installed the latest video driver software. ❑ On some VAIO models, the graphics memory is shared with the system.... 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 ... Pack (page 23) for more information. When is my computer using AC power? When your computer is directly connected to the AC adapter, it uses AC power, even if the battery pack ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Troubleshooting > Battery n 168 N Can my computer enter Hibernate mode while using battery ... Mode (page 130) for information on how you can manually activate Hibernate mode. How can I conserve battery ..., and Device Manager. Double-click the network adapters and Gigabit Network Connection. Click the...
  • 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 ...a rapid-moving object. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction. ❑ If the problem persists, restart your computer. Why are captured images poor in quality? ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Troubleshooting > Built-in Camera n 170 N What should I do if movie playback shows dropped frames when my computer is...out of power. Connect your computer 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 ...
  • 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... Make sure Maximum Performance is selected for Wireless Adapter Settings in the Power Options window. Selecting any... Advanced settings tab. Double-click Wireless Adapter Settings and Power Saving Mode. ...
  • 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 ... for Internet access. ❑ Make sure Maximum Performance is selected for Wireless Adapter Settings in the Power Options window. Selecting any other option may result ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    .... ❑ Change the access point channel. See the manual that came with your access point for more ... sure Maximum Performance is selected for Wireless Adapter Settings in the Power Options window. Selecting ... channels may be preset to different channels from Sony devices. ❑ If you are using a wireless ...
  • 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 ... one hour. Condensation can cause the computer to malfunction. ❑ Make sure your computer is running on the AC power supply and try the disc again.
  • 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 output is directed to the external display and the external display is disconnected, you cannot display a video on your computer screen. Stop video playback, change the display output to the computer screen...
  • 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.
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    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 ...
  • 2003 Mazda Protege | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    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 plugged into the port on your computer or camcorder. Unplug the ...
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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 ...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 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 need to reformat your Memory Stick. Formatting a Memory Stick erases all ...
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    Troubleshooting > Peripherals n 200 N Peripherals What should I do if I cannot connect a USB device? ..., check if the power cable is connected properly to the AC outlet. ❑ Try using another USB port... your computer. The driver software could be installed to the specific port you used the first time ...
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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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    ...without written permission is prohibited. Sony, the Sony logo, VAIO, the VAIO logo, Memory Stick,..., and ATRAC3plus are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Intel, Centrino, Core, Celeron,... and any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license. MultiMediaCard is a trademark...
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    ... Licensing LLC. "AVCHD" is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. All other names of systems, products, and services are trademarks of their... ® marks may not be specified. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. All other trademarks...
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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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