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Forum: For Sale 10-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By largeelvis
mint conidtion Mini 1010 250gb 1.6ghz 6c win7 +neoprene slip $100

Selling a mint condition Mini 1010 with Win 7 starter, Z530 1.6ghz, 1gb RAM, 250gb hard drive, wirelesss 1397 card, 6 cell extended battery + reversible black/red neoprene slip for $100 + shipping.
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Forum: Dell Mini 1010 10-09-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By largeelvis
For 1010 - EagleTec Nano flash usb for Readyboost

Instead of taking apart my 1010 to insert the 2gb daughterboard (I may just get a 2gb 1018 on ebay instead), I picked up an 8gb usb flash drive from EagleTec.

EagleTec USB Nano Flash Drive
All...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-24-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,316
Posted By largeelvis
Installed it and watched a movie last night, no...

Installed it and watched a movie last night, no problems. Thanks.
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-21-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,316
Posted By largeelvis
I think I am going to give it a shot, is it easy...

I think I am going to give it a shot, is it easy to uninstall this driver if there are any problems?
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By largeelvis
Never tried pixlr.com, I'll give it a shot. Just...

Never tried pixlr.com, I'll give it a shot. Just started using Google Docs. Took me a while to figure out most of the functionality is available in Chrome or Firefox, not IE. Just downloaded their...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By largeelvis
Low resource software applications for Dell Mini

Trying to trim down on the software I use on the 1010, I have found a number of low resource consumption software titles that are as good or better than the ones they replaced. About the only two...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-16-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By largeelvis
I think upgrading the card to a 1510 or 1520...

I think upgrading the card to a 1510 or 1520 might be a little unneccessary. My wireless b/g connection is already pretty good, but I tried two extra wirless-N usb adapters and they both worked well...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-04-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By largeelvis
Mine has the 1397. Is it worth getting the 1510...

Mine has the 1397. Is it worth getting the 1510 or are the ranges on wireless-N usb dongles better?
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-03-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By largeelvis
Just an FYI, tried the pro version of DriverMax....

Just an FYI, tried the pro version of DriverMax. 16 of 16 drivers downloaded fine for my desktop, 11 of 12 worked for Dell Mini 1010. Only one that didn't work was the wlan driver. Rolled it back and...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-02-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By largeelvis
Sorry dude. If you still had WIN7 on your 1010 I...

Sorry dude. If you still had WIN7 on your 1010 I could copy my wlan card driver for you.

Have you tried booting into safemode, getting to a cmd prompt and running sfc /scannow? That just checks...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-02-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
Sometimes updating drivers can actually cause a...

Sometimes updating drivers can actually cause a conflict or slow down a machine, but for the most part they fix problems and speed up a system.

Two programs to try to update drivers for the 2010...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 04-02-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By largeelvis
Not sure if this will give you a working answer,...

Not sure if this will give you a working answer, but try a program called drivermax by innovative software. An alternate is called slim drivers. Drivermax (unclick the bloatware on install) allows...
Forum: Beginners Questions 03-23-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By largeelvis
If you are lucky enough to have a 10 that you can...

If you are lucky enough to have a 10 that you can upgrade to 2GB of RAM, do that first.

If you have a 1010 with a fixed 1GB of RAM like me, your next step should be to get a good speed USB stick...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By largeelvis
Check out a shareware program called BatteryCare...

Check out a shareware program called BatteryCare (http://www.batterycare.net)

It might not be able to fix your battery, but in my case it gave a percentage of how much it had deteriorated from...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 03-19-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
This is another collection of settings and...

This is another collection of settings and registry tweaks to speed up WIN7:
Speed Up Windows 7 – Master Tutorial to Make Windows 7 Super Fast - Tweaking with Vishal...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 03-07-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
Just an FYI, I am using this USB stick on my 1010...

Just an FYI, I am using this USB stick on my 1010 with very good results:
Amazon.com: SanDisk Cruzer 4 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-004G: Electronics...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 03-03-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
If you put a high-speed USB stick on the 1010, I...

If you put a high-speed USB stick on the 1010, I didn't really notice a difference in a few videos I tested, but opening and closing programs and performing operations there was a huge difference....
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 02-21-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
Is there a current location/price to buy the...

Is there a current location/price to buy the daughterboard and RAM? Last time I read a thread on it awhile back you had to haggle with the parts guys at Dell.
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 02-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
Read up a little on readyboost for Windows 7 and...

Read up a little on readyboost for Windows 7 and it appears that for systems with 1-2gb of ram this can actually help a little. Here is a thread with a lot of information (they note that most...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 02-20-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By largeelvis
There is not a whole lot you can do. I use my...

There is not a whole lot you can do. I use my desktop for the bulk of my work and use the netbook for a couple of emergency posts and or photo/editing on the road. Microsoft initially hamstrung win7...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-12-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By largeelvis
I have been looking around, and you can get a new...

I have been looking around, and you can get a new or refurbished 1018 on dell outlet for $240-260. That seems to be cheaper than the cost of the daughterboard (not including the 2gb ram module). The...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-12-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By largeelvis
Add AeroGlass background + GPedit to Win7 Starter

From today's lifehacker, how to add Win 7 Ultimate aero glass and change background functionality as well as GPedit features to the nerfed Win 7 starter:

Get Missing Aero Glass and Other...
Forum: Windows 7 04-19-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,748
Posted By largeelvis
"Turn Off NTFS Last Access Time Stamp" That...

"Turn Off NTFS Last Access Time Stamp"

That is automatically disabled already in Windows 7. If you want to really drill down to find some tweaks that can help, try the free version of Advanced...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 12-10-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 64,052
Posted By largeelvis
Does the 0.0.1.7C battery application update also...

Does the 0.0.1.7C battery application update also work for the 1010, it is listed for the 1018?
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 12-01-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By largeelvis
Enabling GPU acceleration under input and codecs...

Enabling GPU acceleration under input and codecs significantly changes color balance of videos.
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