VAIO User Guide SVZ1311 Series


Notes on Using Discs
<Optical disc drive equipped models>

Observe the following notes when using discs on your VAIO computer.

Notes on playing discs

  • Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during DVD/BD/AVCHD playback. In addition, some discs may not be able to play on your VAIO computer.

  • When you are playing discs:

  • The CPU load increases. Close all running software other than the playback software you are currently using to enjoy smoother playback.

  • Do not switch the display output between the computer screen and an external display.

Notes on playing recorded discs on other players

  • Some CD players may not be able to play audio CDs created with CD-R or CD-RW media.

  • Some DVD players may not be able to play DVDs created with DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, or DVD-RAM media.

  • Blu-ray Disc recorders that support only BD-RE Ver.1.0 cannot play BD-R or BD-RE media created with your VAIO computer. (Blu-ray Disc Drive with DVD SuperMulti equipped models)

Tips for successful writing

  • Do not plug or unplug cables, such as the AC adapter or the power cord while the optical disc drive is writing data to a disc.

  • Do not disconnect the docking station (supplied or optional) from your VAIO computer while the optical disc drive is writing data to a disc.

  • The writing process may take longer to complete than theoretically predicted because some software writes and verifies data simultaneously.

  • Sony assumes no liability for any loss or damage of any kind arising out of writing failure.