On handling the hard disk – Sony VGN-FE680G User Manual

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On Handling the Hard Disk

The hard disk has a high storage density and reads or writes data in a short time. However, it can be easily damaged by
mechanical vibration, shock or dust.

Although the hard disk has the internal safety device to prevent losing data due to mechanical vibration, shock or dust, you
should be careful when handling the computer.

To avoid damaging your hard disk

Do not subject the computer to sudden movements.

Keep the computer away from magnets.

Do not place the computer in a location subject to mechanical vibration or in an unstable position.

Do not move the computer while the power is on.

Do not turn off the power or restart the computer while reading or writing data to disk.

Do not use the computer in a place subject to extreme changes in temperature.

If the hard disk is damaged, the data cannot be restored.

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