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Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
❑ Do not place electronic equipment near your computer. The electromagnetic field of your computer may
cause a malfunction.
❑ Provide adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat from building up. Do not place your computer
on porous surfaces such as rugs or blankets, or near material such as curtains or draperies that may block
its ventilation slots.
❑ The computer uses high-frequency radio signals and may cause interference to radio or TV reception.
Should this occur, relocate the computer a suitable distance away from the set.
❑ Use only specified peripheral equipment and interface cables; otherwise, problems may occur.
❑ Do not use cut or damaged connection cables.
❑ If the computer is brought directly from a cold location to a warm one, moisture may condense inside
your computer. In this case, allow at least one hour before turning on your computer. If any problems
occur, unplug your computer and contact VAIO-Link.
❑ Make sure you disconnect the power cord before cleaning the computer.
❑ As you may lose important data once your computer is damaged, you should back up your data regularly.
Restore the original application programs from the Product Recovery CD-ROM.
On handling the LCD screen (if applicable)
❑ Do not leave the LCD facing the sun as it can damage the LCD. Be careful when using the computer near
❑ Do not scratch the LCD or exert pressure on it. This could cause malfunction.
❑ Using the computer in low temperature conditions may produce a residual image on the screen. This is
not a malfunction. When the computer returns to normal temperature, the screen returns to normal.
❑ A residual image may appear on the screen if the same image is displayed for a lengthy period of time.
The residual image disappears in a while. You can use a screensaver to prevent residual images.
❑ The screen becomes warm during operation. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction.