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Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
❑ 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 VAIO Recovery and Documentation Disc.
On handling LCD screens
❑ 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.
❑ The LCD is manufactured using high-precision technology. You may, however, see tiny black points and/
or bright points (red, blue, or green) that continuously appear on the LCD. This is a normal result of the
manufacturing process and does not indicate a malfunction.
❑ Avoid rubbing the LCD screen, as this can damage the screen. Use a soft, dry cloth to wipe the LCD screen.