VAIO User Guide


About the Start Screen and Menu

You can add shortcuts to apps, the desktop, and websites that you use the most.


  1. Tiles

Select a tile to start an app and personalize the Start screen by adding and rearranging tiles.
  1. Charms

Search for apps and files, share content, play content on other devices or print, and set up your VAIO computer.

To open the Start screen

Touch operation (Touch screen equipped models)

Open the charms [Details], then tap the Start charm.

Mouse/Touch pad operation

Open the charms [Details], then click the Start charm.

Keyboard operation

Press the (Windows) key.
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