Article ID : S500031240 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How to enable or disable a device using Sony Notebook Setup Utility 3.0?

    Enabling or disabling a device using Sony Notebook Setup Utility 3.0.

    Please refer to the followig steps to enable or disable a device using Sony Notebook Setup Utility 3.0:

    Note:
    - Only devices such as Pinter Port, Serial I/O Port and Pointing Device can be enabled or disabled using Sony Notebook Setup Utility.
    - The Device tab is only available on some models.

    1. Start Sony Notebook Setup Utility 3.0 and click Device.
    2. To disable the Serial I/O Port, unselect Serial I/O Port.
    3. To enable the Serial I/O Port, select Serial I/O Port.
    4. To disable or enable other devices, repeat Step 3 or Step 4 but select the device which needs to be disabled or enabled.
    5. Click OK to close Sony Notebook Setup Utility 3.0 dialog box.

    - When a port is disabled, the hardware resources used by that port are available to be used elsewhere.
    - By disabling the devices, a resource conflict issue can be resolved.