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Forum: Acer Computers September 21st 09, 11:59 PM Posted to comp.sys.laptops,alt.sys.pc-clone.acer
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Happy Oyster
Can't turn off wireless.

On Mon, 21 Sep 2009 17:34:00 -0500, "Paul H"
wrote:

I have a new laptop - an ACER 5810TZ-4274 - but I cannot turn off the
wireless. Every other laptop had a switch,...
Forum: Dell Computers September 21st 09, 04:27 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 23:15:57 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

I neither think that they produce crap nor do I think that they have
committed crimes.

Then you have not seen...
Forum: Dell Computers September 21st 09, 04:26 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 22:11:35 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

Happy Oyster wrote:
On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 19:43:00 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

Happy Oyster...
Forum: Dell Computers September 21st 09, 01:27 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 20:09:00 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

Why don't you just come out and admit that you hate MS and their
products, instead of making up crap?

There is...
Forum: Dell Computers September 21st 09, 12:55 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 19:43:00 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

Happy Oyster wrote:
On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 15:23:31 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 08:27 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 15:23:31 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

That is BS. Just plain BS.

WGA looks at 10 different items. AT LEAST 3 of them must change before
you have...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 08:24 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 14:14:47 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

Oh give me a break! I am not talking about total disassembly. I am
talking about a tiny trap door on the bottom of the...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 06:51 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:39:50 -0500, RnR wrote:

Prefer to use vmware to do this.... no swapping, easy to recreate
drives(i have xp and win7 drives currently). Cost isn't...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 06:42 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:15:37 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

In ,
Happy Oyster typed on Sun, 20 Sep 2009 19:01:56 +0200:
It is not wise...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 06:01 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:26:50 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

In ,
Happy Oyster typed on Sun, 20 Sep 2009 18:13:13 +0200:
On Sun, 20 Sep...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 05:13 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:51:00 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

In ,
Happy Oyster typed on Sun, 20 Sep 2009 06:01:45 +0200:
On Sat, 19 Sep...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 05:02 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:53:59 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

Happy Oyster wrote:
On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 21:25:07 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

If XP is...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 05:01 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:53:28 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

There is a really simple solution to a Windows-Linux dual boot problem.
Two hard drives... Ben Myers

IF...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 03:44 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 17:22:42 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

And if you boot up Ubuntu Live and not even touching the hard drive at
all, Ubuntu modifies your Windows partition (happened...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 03:29 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 21:25:07 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

If XP is that bad for you, why do you even use it at all? ... Ben Myers

For 2 simple reasons:

1. Needed for some...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 03:27 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 21:21:09 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

There is a really simple solution to a Windows-Linux dual boot problem.
Two hard drives... Ben Myers

IF you are...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 01:33 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 17:22:42 -0500, "BillW50" wrote:

In ,
Happy Oyster typed on Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:49:38 +0200:
On Sat, 19 Sep...
Forum: Dell Computers September 20th 09, 01:27 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 18:29:58 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

My post was sarcastic, not serious. But I don't entirely accept your
far too serious answer. Obviously the...
Forum: Dell Computers September 19th 09, 10:49 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 15:27:44 -0400, Ben Myers wrote:

Not sure why one would need to fight a Windows install problem if it had
to do with existing partitions.

One of the...
Forum: Acer Computers September 19th 09, 04:20 AM Posted to comp.sys.laptops,alt.sys.pc-clone.acer
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By Happy Oyster
Reset Vista to "new"...

On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 22:13:32 -0500, "Paul H"
wrote:

I'm going to sell it, and the instruction manual, etc. has not been out of
the shrink wrap. But I have Googled,...
Forum: Acer Computers September 19th 09, 03:43 AM Posted to comp.sys.laptops,alt.sys.pc-clone.acer
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By Happy Oyster
Reset Vista to "new"...

On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 21:26:37 -0500, "Paul H"
wrote:

I have an Acer 4730Z w/Vista Home Premium. I want to put it back to factory
condition. How? Is there a hidden...
Forum: Dell Computers September 19th 09, 12:54 AM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 19:28:37 -0400, Barry Watzman
wrote:

"an 1.8-inch IDE SSD"

Gee, I didn't know SSD's had "inches"

Yes, they are replacements for drives with moving...
Forum: Dell Computers September 18th 09, 06:08 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 18:11:41 +0200, Happy Oyster
wrote:

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:31:07 -0700, Ant wrote:

Dell Inspiron Mini

What is the size of...
Forum: Dell Computers September 18th 09, 05:11 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:31:07 -0700, Ant wrote:

Dell Inspiron Mini

What is the size of the flat screen?

9 inch or 10 inch?

This is the data for the 10-inch version:
Forum: Dell Computers September 18th 09, 03:34 PM Posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.dell,comp.sys.laptop,comp.sys.laptops
Replies: 83
Views: 1,385
Posted By Happy Oyster
Installing old Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron Mini?

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:31:07 -0700, Ant wrote:

I am trying to install Windows XP cleanly onto an used Dell Inspiron
Mini (no idea what model it is; do not have its boxes,...
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