Let’s get started
Slide the battery LOCKswitch outward.
Slide the battery pack diagonally into the
battery compartment and push down.
Plug the power cord into the AC adapter and
an AC outlet, and then plug the AC adapter
cable into your computer.
Lift the LCD screen lid.
Click Start > HelpꢀandꢀSupport.
Press the power button until the power
indicator light turns on.
Slide the battery LOCKswitch inward.
Be sure to connect the AC adapter to your computer
when using it for the first few times to ensure the
battery becomes fully charged.
The illustrations in this document may appear
different from your model.
Your computer takes a few minutes for the
first startup. No action is required until the
setup window appears.
HelpꢀandꢀSupportis easy to access, and provides
important documents and helpful support
resources such as setup tools, tutorials, and FAQs.
What to do next
Keep your computer updated by
downloading updates from
WindowsꢀUpdateand VAIOꢀUpdate, so that
your computer can run more efficiently and
Create your own recovery discs immediately,
so that you can restore your computer to
factory-installed settings in case of a system
Register your computer online at the
VAIO Care & Handling Tips
To protect your investment and maximize its lifespan,
we encourage you to follow these guidelines.
Avoid placing heavy objects on top of your computer or
exerting pressure on its lid when closed.
Place your computer on hard surfaces, such as a desk or
table. Proper air circulation around vents is important to
VAIO Support Homepage
http://vaio.sony-latin.com/ (Latin America)
http://esupport.sony.com/LA/ (Latin American area)
Avoid moving your computer while it is turned on or in
the process of powering on or shutting down.
Click Startꢀ , HelpꢀandꢀSupport,
Do not put stress on the AC adapter cable connected to
Click Startꢀ , AllꢀPrograms,
Sony product registration is voluntary. Failure to
register will not diminish your limited warranty rights.
Prevent liquids from coming into contact with your
Your computer must be connected to the Internet to
download the updates.
Recovery discs are not provided with your computer.
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