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Sony VGN-P19WN/Q Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Sony VGN-P19WN/Q

We have 2 Sony VGN-P19WN/Q manuals available for free PDF download: User Manual, Troubleshooting Manual

  • Table of contents
    Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
    Before Use6................................................................................................................................................................
    Notice7................................................................................................................................................................
    Documentation8................................................................................................................................................................
    Ergonomic Considerations12................................................................................................................................................................
    Getting Started14................................................................................................................................................................
    Locating Controls and Ports15................................................................................................................................................................
    About the Indicator Lights20................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a Power Source21................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Battery Pack22................................................................................................................................................................
    Shutting Down Your Computer Safely29................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Your VAIO Computer30................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Keyboard31................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Pointing Device33................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Special-function Buttons35................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Instant Mode36................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Built-in MOTION EYE Camera38................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Memory Stick41................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the SD Memory Card46................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Internet50................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Network (LAN)51................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Wireless LAN (WLAN)53................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Bluetooth Function60................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Global Positioning System (GPS) Function66................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Peripheral Devices68................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Noise Canceling Headphones69................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a Display/LAN Adapter75................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting an Optical Disc Drive77................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting External Speakers79................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting an External Display80................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting Display Modes82................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Multiple Monitors Function83................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) Device85................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting a Printer88................................................................................................................................................................
    Customizing Your VAIO Computer89................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the Password90................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting Up Your Computer with the VAIO Control Center102................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Power Saving Modes103................................................................................................................................................................
    Managing Power with the VAIO Power Management108................................................................................................................................................................
    Protecting the Hard Disk110................................................................................................................................................................
    Precautions111................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling the LCD Screen112................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Power Source113................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling Your Computer114................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling the Built-in MOTION EYE Camera117................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling Floppy Disks118................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling Discs119................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Headphones121................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling the Memory Stick122................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling the Hard Disk123................................................................................................................................................................
    Handling the Display/LAN Adapter124................................................................................................................................................................
    Updating Your Computer125................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting126................................................................................................................................................................
    Computer127................................................................................................................................................................
    System Security136................................................................................................................................................................
    Battery137................................................................................................................................................................
    Built-in MOTION EYE Camera139................................................................................................................................................................
    Networking141................................................................................................................................................................
    Bluetooth Technology146................................................................................................................................................................
    Display151................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing154................................................................................................................................................................
    Microphone155................................................................................................................................................................
    Mouse156................................................................................................................................................................
    Speakers157................................................................................................................................................................
    Pointing Device159................................................................................................................................................................
    Keyboard160................................................................................................................................................................
    Floppy Disks161................................................................................................................................................................
    Audio/Video162................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory Card164................................................................................................................................................................
    Peripherals166................................................................................................................................................................
    Support Options167................................................................................................................................................................
    Sony Support Information168................................................................................................................................................................
    e-Support169................................................................................................................................................................
    Trademarks171................................................................................................................................................................
  • Sony VGN-P19WN/Q Troubleshooting Manual (40 pages)

    Maximum multimedia enjoyment with colossal real wide screen and blu-ray discâ„¢ combo drive

    Table of contents
    Finding information on your computer2................................................................................................................................................................
    Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
    Introduction to this guide5................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting5................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if my computer does not start8................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if a BIOS error appears when I turn on my computer9................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if the green power indicator light turns on but my screen remains blank9................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if my computer or software stops responding10................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if the charge indicator light is blinking fast and my computer does not start10................................................................................................................................................................
    What should I do if Windows does not start and a message appears, when I start my computer11................................................................................................................................................................
    Before using your computer14................................................................................................................................................................
    What to do first15................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating your own recovery discs16................................................................................................................................................................
    To create recovery discs17................................................................................................................................................................
    Backing up and restoring your data using Backup and Restore Center18................................................................................................................................................................
    To back up your data18................................................................................................................................................................
    To create a restore point21................................................................................................................................................................
    Backing up and restoring your data with the VAIO software23................................................................................................................................................................
    To back up your data with Rescue Data23................................................................................................................................................................
    To restore your data with VAIO Data Restore Tool25................................................................................................................................................................
    Restoring the preinstalled software or software drivers26................................................................................................................................................................
    To use Reinstall Programs or Drivers26................................................................................................................................................................
    Finding out what to do in case of computer malfunctions27................................................................................................................................................................
    If your computer does not work properly27................................................................................................................................................................
    If Windows starts28................................................................................................................................................................
    If Windows does not start29................................................................................................................................................................
    Recovering your VAIO system30................................................................................................................................................................
    Before starting the recovery process30................................................................................................................................................................
    Recovering your VAIO system when you can start Windows32................................................................................................................................................................
    To restore the C drive32................................................................................................................................................................
    To restore your entire computer system32................................................................................................................................................................
    Recovering your VAIO system when you cannot start Windows33................................................................................................................................................................
    To recover your computer system using recovery discs33................................................................................................................................................................
    To recover your computer system from recovery partition33................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing the partition sizes34................................................................................................................................................................
    About hard disk partitioning34................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating a hard disk partition34................................................................................................................................................................
    To create a partition with the Windows feature35................................................................................................................................................................
    To create a partition in the recovery process35................................................................................................................................................................
    Erasing everything on your hard disk36................................................................................................................................................................
    Erasing all of your data on your hard disk with Wipe and Erase Data36................................................................................................................................................................