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  • Page 1 VAIO Digital Studio™ Computer Quick Start...
  • Page 3 WELCOME Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO® computer! Your new, high-performance, multimedia computer combines state-of-the-art computer functionality with the latest audio, video and information technology features. ❑ About Your VAIO Digital Studio Computer ❑ To Unpack Your Computer...
  • Page 4: About Your Vaio Digital Studio Computer

    VAIO AV applications This suite of Sony original applications includes Smart Capture, DVgate™, DigitalPrint, SonicStage, and MovieShaker™. These software applications make it easy to use advanced multimedia techniques to develop your personal audio and video creations.
  • Page 5 ✍ i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connection. The i.LINK connection may vary, depending on the software applications, operating system and compatible i.LINK devices. All products with an i.LINK connection may not communicate with each other.
  • Page 6 VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start Preinstalled software All the software on your computer is preinstalled, configured, and ready for you to use right out of the box. Communications You have the choice of a variety of popular online services to browse the Internet, access e-mail, send faxes, and much more.
  • Page 7: To Unpack Your Computer

    To Unpack Your Computer To Unpack Your Computer Your computer may not be supplied with all of the accessories shown, depending on the system configuration you purchased. For details on the accessories supplied with your computer, see the online specifications sheet. Computer and supplied accessories (Not available for all models) Display (Sold separately) System Unit...
  • Page 8 The Internet Electronic Program Guide (iEPG) service information describes new Sony technology that is used with the Internet, to locate, record and set up timed recordings of your favorite TV programs. Information About DVD Recording — This online guide contains ❑...
  • Page 9 System Recovery CD(s) — Restore the software that shipped with your ❑ computer if they become corrupted or are erased. System Recovery CDs can only be used to restore the hard disk of the Sony computer you purchased. Application Recovery CD(s) — Reinstalls individual software applications ❑...
  • Page 10: To Choose An Ergonomic Location

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start To Choose an Ergonomic Location Before you get started, find the best location for your new computer. Planning your work space Stable work surface — Use a stable work surface large enough to support ❑...
  • Page 11: Setting Up Your Vaio Digital Studio Computer

    SETTING UP YOUR VAIO DIGITAL STUDIO COMPUTER Your computer has many new and exciting features. This section contains information on setting up your computer and connecting peripheral devices. ❑ To Set Up Your Computer ❑ To Turn on Your Computer ❑...
  • Page 12: To Set Up Your Computer

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start To Set Up Your Computer Your computer may not be equipped with the same hardware features shown in this section. See the online specifications sheet for your system's configuration. Connecting a display (monitor) Plug the display cable into the Monitor port. If necessary, plug the display cable into the rear of the display.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Plug the cable attached to the left speaker into the L Out jack on the back of the right speaker. Plug the cable attached to the right speaker into the Headphones jack. Plug the jack end of the AC adapter cord into the DC In jack on the back of the right speaker and plug the other end into a grounded AC wall outlet or power strip.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Keyboard And Mouse

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start Connecting the keyboard and mouse Plug the keyboard cable into the Keyboard port on the back of the computer. Plug the mouse cable into the Mouse port. Connecting the keyboard and mouse (Model equipped with Giga Pocket features) KEYBOARD MOUSE USB NETWORK...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Modem Cable

    Connecting the modem cable Unplug your telephone from the wall jack. Plug the modem cable (supplied) into the Modem line jack on the computer, and then plug the other end of the cable into the wall jack. Connecting the modem cable (Model equipped with Giga Pocket features) Your computer has a protective sticker on the rear panel.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Power Cords

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start Connecting the power cords Plug the power cord into the back of the computer. Plug both the display and power cords into a grounded AC wall outlet or a power strip. Connecting the power cords (Model equipped with Giga Pocket features) KEYBOARD MOUSE USB NETWORK LINK...
  • Page 17: To Turn On Your Computer

    To Turn on Your Computer Turning on your computer Press the power switch on the computer to turn on the power. Press the power switch on the display to turn on the power. Press the power switch on the right speaker to turn on the power. To turn on your computer ✍...
  • Page 18: To Register Your Computer

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start To Register Your Computer Take advantage of Sony’s commitment to quality customer support and receive these benefits by registering your computer: Sony Customer Support — Communicate with a Support Representative ❑ to troubleshoot problems you may be having with your computer.
  • Page 19 To Set Up Your Dial-up Connection The first time you turn your computer on, follow these steps to set up your dial- up connection: Click Start from the Windows taskbar and select All Programs. Point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click New Connection Wizard.
  • Page 20 VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start Enter in your information as requested. Click OK. The Phone and Modem Options window appears. Phone and Modem Options window...
  • Page 21 Click to select your dialing location and then click OK. The New Connection Wizard appears. New Connection Wizard window Follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up your dial-up connection. To Set Up Your Dial-up Connection...
  • Page 22: To Set Up Power Management Modes

    Setting up your system’s power management Sony recommends following these steps for optimum power management: Click Start in the Windows® taskbar and select Control Panel. Select Performance and Maintenance. The Performance and Maintenance window appears.
  • Page 23 Stand by mode indicators You can identify the power management mode the computer is in, by the color of the power indicator light. Color Mode Amber Computer is in Stand by mode. Blue Computer is in Normal mode, ready to use. No color Computer is turned off or in Hibernate mode.
  • Page 24: To Shut Down Your Computer

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start To Shut Down Your Computer When you are ready to turn off your computer for an extended period of time, use this procedure. To avoid loss of data, do not use the Power switch to turn off the computer. Turning off your computer Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then select Turn Off Computer.
  • Page 25: About The Software On Your Computer

    ABOUT THE SOFTWARE ON YOUR COMPUTER Your VAIO® computer is ready to help you work, play, learn, and communicate as soon as you turn it on. This section provides an overview of the software titles preinstalled on your computer. ❑ Overview Of Preinstalled Software Applications ❑...
  • Page 26: Overview Of Preinstalled Software Applications

    VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start Overview Of Preinstalled Software Applications Your computer may not include all of the software applications listed, depending on the system configuration purchased. ✍ Your computer's preinstalled software may include certain software versions or upgrades, and Internet services or offers that are available to U.S. customers only. Adobe®...
  • Page 27: America Online

    Sony Electronics Inc. CLIÉ Converter is a plug-in application that converts Giga Pocket™ Video Capsules into gMovie™ format for playback on your Sony CLIÉ™ handheld. After converting your Video Capsules, you can use CLIÉ Converter to transfer them to Memory Stick® media or to save them to your hard disk drive for transfer to your CLIÉ...
  • Page 28 VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start DVgate™ Sony Electronics Inc. Connect a digital video camera recorder to the i.LINK® port and capture your own video clips and still images. You can edit clips from your video, add new clips, and combine clips into new movie segments. You can also save your images in a variety of popular file formats.
  • Page 29 MovieShaker™ Sony Electronics Inc. Sony’s original MovieShaker software creates personal movies that have transitions, background music, and text. Just import your video clips and “shake” with a click of the mouse. Your personal movies are easy to create and fun to share with family and friends.
  • Page 30 VAIO Digital Studio Computer Quick Start PowerDVD CyberLink Corp. PowerDVD software offers high-quality playback of DVD movies on your computer. PowerDVD software includes all the controls you expect from a home DVD player, plus a range of additional features. For example, you can bookmark scenes to come back to them later.
  • Page 31 Sony Electronics Inc. Smart Capture is a fun new way to send multimedia messages via e-mail. Smart Capture manages the i.LINK connection between your notebook and a Sony Digital Handycam Camcorder that supports the i.LINK interface. It allows you to capture compressed video or still images and save them to your hard disk drive or share via e-mail.
  • Page 32 Internet content. Sony on Yahoo! Yahoo! Inc. Personalize your own web portal with Sony on Yahoo! Get a free webmail account, customized news and local weather reports, comics, and more. VAIO Action Setup Sony Electronics Inc.
  • Page 33: For Answers To Your Software Questions

    For Answers To Your Software Questions Check this support listing to locate support information for your computer’s preinstalled software applications from the Internet, by e-mail, or by telephone. ✍ Your computer may not be supplied with all of the software applications listed, depending on the system configuration purchased.
  • Page 34 Web site http://www.sony.com/pcsupport phone 888-4-SONY-PC (888-476-6972) hours 7 days a week, 24 hours a day * Support from 888-4-SONY-PC is free of charge for 90 days after the original date of purchase. PC-Cillin® 2000 (Trend Micro, Inc.) Web site http://www.antivirus.com/pc-cillin/support phone 510-859-0308;...
  • Page 35 888-4-SONY-PC (888-476-6972) hours 7 days a week, 24 hours a day * Support from 888-4-SONY-PC is free of charge for 90 days after the original date of purchase. Sony ScreenBlast™ ACID, Sony ScreenBlast™ Sound Forge® (Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment) Web site http://www.sonicfoundry.com/support...
  • Page 36 4-663-999-11 © 2002 Sony Electronics Inc. Printed in USA...

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