Connecting to the Internet with a Wired Connection (LAN port equipped models)
Before using the Internet, you need to sign up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and set up devices required for connecting your VAIO computer to the Internet.
About the Internet Connection Services
The following types of Internet connection services are available.
About the Network (LAN)
The network (LAN) enables you to connect your VAIO computer to the Internet and transfer data between the computer and other devices.
About the Wi-Fi(R) (Wireless LAN) Standards
Wi-Fi allows your VAIO computer to connect to a network through a wireless connection.
About a Security Key for Wi-Fi(R) (Wireless LAN)
A security key is a security protocol for Wi-Fi that encrypts data transmitted on Wi-Fi. It is also referred to as an encryption key or a WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key.