VAIO User Guide SVZ1311 Series


Restricting the Use of Built-in Devices

The BIOS function enables you to disable the built-in devices such as the following. You can use this function to prohibit external connections and communications
  • USB Ports

  • Memory Card Slot (“Memory Stick Duo” slot and SD memory card slot)

  • Optical Disc Drive

  • Wireless Device

  • LAN Device (LAN port)

  1. Turn on your VAIO computer and press the F2 key repeatedly until the VAIO logo disappears.

The BIOS setup screen appears. If the screen does not appear, restart the computer and try again.
  1. Press the or key to select the Advanced tab.

  1. Press the or key to select your desired built-in device, and press the Enter key.

  1. Press the or key to select Disabled or Enabled, and press the Enter key.

  • When you select Disabled:
    The selected device is disabled.

  • When you select Enabled:
    The selected device is enabled and can be used on your VAIO computer.

  1. Press the or key to select the Exit tab, select Exit Setup, and then press the Enter key.

At the confirmation prompt, press the Enter key.
  • Devices you can disable vary depending on the model.

  • Even if you restrict the use of the USB ports and the LAN port, you cannot disable the docking station (supplied or optional) connected to your VAIO computer and the device connected to the docking station.