Your new VAIO® computer combines the latest audio, video, and information technology with an easy-to-use
interface. Your system's hardware and software applications are described in the online and print manuals that
accompanied your computer. Use these helpful resources to maximize your computing experience.
Immediate Help And Support
You can locate helpful information immediately by consulting your hard copy guides and supplements, or by
accessing the online Computer User Guide and the individual software Help files.
Your computer is supplied with these support options:
VAIO® Computer Quick Start — The Quick Start contains information on how to set up your computer
quickly and easily. 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.
VAIO Computer User Guide — The online User Guide
and upgrading your computer. This support resource offers a variety of available topics, enabling you to quickly
view specific information using the context-sensitive search features.
To access the online User Guide (Microsoft® Windows® XP):
Click Start in the Windows® taskbar.
Click Help and Support. The VAIO Help and Support Center menu appears.
Click VAIO User Guide.
To access the online User Guide (Microsoft® Windows® 2000):
Click Start in the Windows® taskbar and point to VAIO Help Center.
Click Documentation. The VAIO User Guide appears.
Specifications — The online specifications sheet
applications of your VAIO computer. You can view your system's processor speed, determine the amount of
installed memory, identify optical drive specifications, and more.
To access the online specification sheet:
Click Start in the Windows taskbar, and then click Help and Support.
From the VAIO Help and Support Center, click VAIO User Guide.
Locate the link in the text, "View the VAIO® Computer Specifications..."
* A hard copy of the VAIO Computer User Guide is provided with selected models.
† For models running Microsoft® Windows® 2000, the specifications sheet is a printed document, supplied with the computer.
provides information about configuring, maintaining,
lists the hardware configuration and preinstalled software