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Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
The default setting for the printer port mode is correct for most printers. If you cannot print, try changing
the printer port mode, as follows:
1 Restart your computer.
2 When you see the Sony logo, press <F2>.
The BIOS setup menu screen appears.
3 Use the keyboard’s arrow keys to select the Advanced menu.
4 The documentation delivered with your printer should give you the relevant port option.
5 Select I/O Device Configuration or On board device Configuration, then press the <Enter> key.
6 Select Parallel Port Mode, then press the <Enter> key.
7 Select a printer port option using the arrow keys, then press <Enter>.
8 Press <F10> and save the new configuration.
Your computer restarts.
If you still cannot print, try resetting the printer connection, as follows:
1 Click the icon of the printer installed on your computer.
2 In the Printer Tasks menu, which has now expanded, click Set printer properties.
3 Have a look through the different tabs and check for abnormalities that you may be aware of. If you are
unsure, check with the printer manufacturer's support service about the correct installation for the
4 Restart your computer.