Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems Inform everyone on any issues or problems with your Dell Mini 9 hardware.

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BajanRichie BajanRichie is offline
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Default BSOD Reinstalling Win XP - 01-22-2012, 02:59 PM

Greetings everyone -- I'm happy to see that so many people still use the Mini 9. GREAT little machine.

Long story short -- I somehow ended up with spyware and in removing it was no longer able to use my touchpad or a keyboard to log into windows. Fortunately I keep all of my important stuff on the SD card so I don't mind reinstalling XP.

When attempting to reinstall XP from the disc provided with the laptop, I continually get a Blue Screen of Death. I read on other forums that laptops need to configured for IDE/Compatibility.

I did not see a way to change this in the BIOS of the Mini 9. Am I missing something?
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Default 01-22-2012, 10:22 PM

There is no setting for that nor is it needed. What is the message in the BSOD?

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