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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-C25G with built in Bluetooth. The problem is I have no idea how to enable it. I would like my computer to connect to my mobile phone via bluetooth but have no idea where I need to go to enable this on the Viao. Please help

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Click on start > click on Vaio Central > click on the System Information tab > click the plus next to Network Connections > click on Wireless Switch settings > Click the box next to "Enable Bluetooth device" > click apply then OK. You should then see a blue light appear on near the keyboard near the WiFi switch. You will see another box that is labeled "Wireless Switch Setting Utility" that tells you a new icon has been added to the taskbar. Click okay. This icon that was just added should be helpful when working with your bluetooth devices. Hope this helps, let me know if you need anything else.

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2) I suggest you wear an ESD wrist strap. Connect the alligator clip of the ESD wrist strap to a good Ground source.
(I connect the clip to the metal frame of an empty desktop computer case)

This is an example of an ESD wrist strap,
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http://www.hotdealshop.com/html/productOverviewNew.aspx?prdId=23733FR030910

You can see the price of this one is under $4.
Perhaps some 'Mom and Pop' computer repair shop will have one.
Maybe cheaper.

Reasoning for ESD wrist strap;
Static electricity.

Your body carries Static electricity.
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The ESD wrist strap will relieve your body of Static.
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Some of the screws look to be the same size, and have the same thread. Nope!

Use a multi-compartment container for the various screws you will remove. Label each compartment, for the area of the laptop that you removed the screw from.
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Next Keyboard, static Shield Cover, and then you can access the internal hardware parts.
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(Watch the download progress bar, let the file download all the wat before looking through it.

The computer you are using has Adobe Reader on it. Adobe Reader uses PDF files.
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If you do not have the latest version of Adobe Reader, suggest you upgrade. Adobe Reader 9.3.4. )

The above free Service Manual has photos, and instructions.
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This link also has photos, and instructions, but is for the Sony VAIO VGN-BX.

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