VAIO Support Homepage
http://www.sony.ca/support/ (Canada: English)
http://fr.sony.ca/support (Canada: French)
http://esupport.sony.com/ES/VAIO/LA/ (Latin American area)
Features and specifications may vary and are subject to change without notice.
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Let's get started
C heck supplied items
(supplied with the pouch and
the USB charging cable)
What to do next
Update your computer
Keep your computer updated by
Create your own Recovery Media
downloading updates from
immediately, so that you can restore your
Windows Update and VAIO Update for
computer to factory-installed settings in
enhancing your computer's efficiency,
case of a system failure.
security, and functionality.
For details, refer to the supplied Recovery,
, All Programs, and
Backup and Troubleshooting Guide.
Windows Update or VAIO Update.
Recovery Media are not provided with your computer.
Your computer must be connected to the Internet to
download the updates.
AA batteries (2) or (4
Plug the power cord into the AC
adapter and an AC outlet .
Route the AC adapter cable through the
hole of the foot stand and plug it into the
DC IN port .
1 Insert the supplied AA alkaline battery before use.
2 Insert the supplied AA manganese batteries before
3 On selected models only.
The illustrations in this document may appear
different from your model.
Activate the Quick
Web Access function
Use the VAIO Smart Network software to
With the Quick Web Access function, you can
manage wireless communications.
access the Internet without launching the
Windows operating system.
, All Programs, and
VAIO Smart Network.
Press the WEB button while your
computer is off.
See the on-screen User Guide for more
Follow the instructions in the initial setup
For more information, click the icon located at
the lower right corner of the screen displayed
when using the Quick Web Access function.
P ower on
Press the power button until the power
Your VAIO® computer comes with the
indicator light turns on.
and Help and Support.
Click Use my VAIO.
Select your desired manual.
Quick Start Guide (this sheet)
Enjoying 3D: Information Guide
(on selected models only)
Recovery, Backup and
Your computer will take a few minutes
Help and Support is easy to access, and provides
important documents and helpful support
during the initial startup. No action is
resources such as setup tools, tutorials, and FAQs.
required until the setup window appears.
Care & Handling Tips
To protect your investment and maximize its lifespan,
we encourage you to follow these guidelines.
LCD Screen/Touch Screen Handling
Do not exert pressure on the computer while cleaning.
Place your computer on hard surfaces, such as a desk or
Otherwise, you may make scratches on the LCD screen/
table. Proper air circulation around vents is important to
If your computer is equipped with a built-in hard disk
Do not put stress on the AC adapter cable connected to
drive, avoid moving your computer while it is turned on
or in the process of powering on or shutting down.
With the VAIO Care software, you can prevent or
solve troubles on your computer.
Prevent liquids from coming into contact with your
Turn on your computer, and then press the ASSIST
computer, keyboard, or mouse.
button to launch the software.