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Sony VAIO PCV-120 Supplementary Manual

Sony vaio pcv-120: supplementary guide
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Hard Disk Drive Recovery Options
Your VAIO® computer is equipped with the VAIO Recovery Wizard, a fast and easy-to-use system recovery utility.
The VAIO® Recovery Wizard enables you to recover preinstalled software and the operating system. The VAIO
Recovery Wizard enables you to reclaim all of your computer's hard disk drive space, restore your computer to
normal operation, and create a Recovery Media Kit.
Your new computer is not supplied with System or Application Recovery CDs. Sony recommends that you create or order a
Recovery Media Kit
To reclaim the recovery partition on your hard disk drive, you must create or order the Recovery Media Kit.
To create a Recovery Media Kit
You can create your Recovery Media Kit using CD and DVD media.
the recovery partition (approximately 5 GB), use only CD media, not DVDs, to create your kit.
A kit created using both CD and DVD media supports the recovery option of restoring your computer to normal
operations.
A kit created using only CD media supports the recovery options of restoring your computer to normal
operations and reclaiming all of your computer's hard disk drive space.
If your computer is running under the Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Edition operating system, you can restore your
computer and reclaim all of your hard disk drive space, using a Recovery Media Kit created with both CD and DVD media.
Before you begin creating your Recovery Media Kit, confirm that you have the appropriate media available for the
desired recovery options.
For details on creating the Recovery Media Kit, see the VAIO Recovery Options online guide:
1
Click Start in the Windows® taskbar, and then click Help and Support.
2
From the VAIO Help and Support Center, click VAIO Recovery Options.
For more information about using the VAIO Recovery Wizard and the Recovery Media Kit,
go to:
http://www.ita.sel.sony.com/support/news/hddrecovery.html
The number of CDs and DVDs required to create a Recovery Media Kit may vary, depending on the computer
*
purchased.
VAIO® COMPUTERS
*
If you wish to reclaim the space reserved for

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  • Page 1 Recovery Media Kit. ✍ Your new computer is not supplied with System or Application Recovery CDs. Sony recommends that you create or order a Recovery Media Kit To reclaim the recovery partition on your hard disk drive, you must create or order the Recovery Media Kit.
  • Page 2 Click Continue to Check Out, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase. ✍ If you are not able to access the Sony Direct Accessories and Parts Center Web site, contact a customer service representative at 1-800-488-7669. To access the VAIO Recovery Options online For more information about using the VAIO Recovery Wizard, see the VAIO®...
  • Page 3 VAIO® COMPUTERS Unpacking your computer and supplied accessories Your VAIO Digital Studio® computer may not be supplied with all of the accessories shown, depending on the system configuration you purchased. For details on the specific accessories supplied with your computer, see the online Specifications sheet.
  • Page 4 About the sub woofer unit Your VAIO Digital Studio® computer is supplied with a sub woofer unit to enhance your system’s sound capability. Sub woofer unit Right side Port The port extends the low frequency response to extend the volume output of the sub woofer unit. Power knob/volume control Rotate the knob clockwise to turn on the sub woofer unit.
  • Page 5 Connecting the computer, speakers, and sub woofer unit These connection instructions replace the information provided in your computer’s online User Guide and the VAIO Digital Studio® Computer Quick Start. Plug the cable attached to the back of the left speaker into the L Out jack on the back of the right speaker. Insert the yellow RCA plug of the speaker power cable into the DC In jack (yellow) on the back of the right speaker.
  • Page 6 Insert the RCA plug of the cable that is attached to the right speaker, into the speaker jack, located on the side of the sub woofer unit. To connect the sub woofer unit Connect to Headphones jack on computer’s back panel AC Power (wall outlet) Sub woofer unit...
  • Page 7 Insert the RCA plug of the sub woofer unit’s cable into the Headphones jack, located on the back panel of your computer. Plug the sub woofer unit’s power cord into a grounded AC wall outlet or power strip. To connect the sub woofer unit to the computer AC Power (wall outlet) System unit...
  • Page 8: Supplemental Information

    You can find instructions on how to plan an ergonomic work space, connect power cords, cables and peripheral devices, register your computer with Sony, and establish a dial-up connection to the Internet. The Quick Start can also provide troubleshooting support, if problems occur.
  • Page 9: Help And Support Resources

    Software support is free of charge for 90 days after the original date of purchase. Sony Computing Support Web site Online help and support are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, when you visit the Sony Computing Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/pcsupport.

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