Topic: Why is my system running slowly?
The system responsiveness varies depending with the number of applications
that are open and running. Close any applications that you are not currently
Increasing the system memory may also help. For information on installing
memory, please see the online VAIO User Guide.
Topic: How do I install a printer?
If your printer has a USB, IEEE1394, or infrared connection, contact the
printer manufacturer for information or updates that may be required for
Check the printer manufacturer's Web site for the latest drivers for your
operating system before proceeding with installation. Some printers do not
function properly without the updated drivers for specific operating systems.
To install your printer, follow these steps:
Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then click Control Panel.
Click Printers and Other Hardware, then click Add a Printer.
From the Add Printer Wizard, click Next.
Select Local Printer, then click Next.
Place a check mark in the box for "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play
printer", if you are installing a recently manufactured printer with Plug and Play
Select the appropriate port, usually LPT1, and then click Next.
Select the appropriate printer manufacturer and model
Follow the onscreen instructions to print a test page and complete printer
If the printer is not included in the list and the printer manufacturer included a disk
with a Windows XP Printer driver, choose Have Disk, enter the appropriate path for the
disk or CD and click OK.
If the printer is not included on the list and no drivers are included with the printer,
choose an alternate printer driver that your printer may emulate. Refer to the manual
that came with your printer for specific emulation information.