Let’s get started
Check supplied items
1Slide the battery LOCKswitch inward.
Fit the battery pack into the battery
Plug the power cord into the AC adapter and
then into an AC outlet. Then plug the AC
adapter cable into your computer.
1Lift the LCD screen lid.
Slide the power switch until the power
indicator light turns on.
1Click Start > HelpꢀandꢀSupport.
3Slide the battery pack toward the front of
Spare pointing stick caps (2)
Slide the battery LOCKswitch outward.
On selected models only.
The illustrations in this document may appear
different from your model.
Noise canceling headphones
with two sizes of extra earbuds)
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.
HelpꢀandꢀSupportis easy to access, and provides
important documents and helpful support
resources such as setup tools, tutorials, and FAQs.
Your computer takes a few minutes for the
first startup. No action is required until the
setup window appears.
What to do next
You can restore the computer from the
recovery discs (not supplied) or the recovery
partition in case of a system failure.
Use the SmartWi™ꢀConnectionꢀUtility
manage wireless connections.
ꢀStartꢀtheꢀInstantꢀMode Care & Handling Tips
To protect your investment and maximize its lifespan,
we encourage you to follow these guidelines.
Keep your computer updated by
downloading updates from
WindowsꢀUpdateand VAIOꢀUpdate, so that
your computer can run more efficiently and
With the InstantꢀMode, you can play music
and videos or access the Internet without
launching the Windows operating system.
Avoid placing heavy objects on top of your computer or
exerting pressure on its lid when closed.
VAIO Support Homepage
http://esupport.sony.com/ES/VAIO/LA/ (Latin American area)
Available on selected models only.
Place your computer on hard surfaces, such as a desk or
table. Proper air circulation around vents is important to
Click Startꢀ , HelpꢀandꢀSupport,
Click Startꢀ , AllꢀPrograms, and
Press the XMB (Xross Media Bar) button
while your computer is off or in
Avoid moving your computer while it is turned on or in
the process of powering on or shutting down.
Do not put stress on the AC adapter cable connected to
Click Startꢀ , AllꢀPrograms,
See the help file included with the
SmartWiꢀConnectionꢀUtilityfor more information.
Features and specifications may vary and are subject to change without notice.
To create recovery discs, connect an external optical
disc drive (not supplied).
Prevent liquids from coming into contact with your
See the InstantꢀModeꢀUserꢀGuideincluded with
the software for more information.
Your computer must be connected to the Internet to
download the updates.
Turn on the WIRELESSswitch on your computer
before using the wireless function.
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