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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-30-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,430
Posted By dsirkle
Blinking LED's with aftermarket battery

I bought an upgraded aftermarket battery on ebay. While it works fine the LED's would alternately flash while the netbook was on. I read other online accounts of this phenomena and concluded that...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 03-25-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,112
Posted By dsirkle
Battery Upgrade

I purchased an upgraded battery on ebay from a seller in China with the seller name battery 918. The battery didn't work. The seller told me to charge the battery for 14 hours before attempting to...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-14-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 175,153
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Runcore SSD Upgrade Guide (w/Pics)

I used the one that Runcore supplied because it was there.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-07-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,111
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Stock 32GB SSD vs. Crucial or Super Talent 32GB SSD

I bought the 32GB Runcore. I have 2GB RAM (Crucial) and Windows XP with a clean install. I can be on my Fire Fox start page in 40 seconds.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-06-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,218
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Got my RunCore 32 GB today!

Now, there's only one small problem... I don't have my Mini 9 yet!! :( It has been "In Production" for 10 days now. I don't know why it takes Dell so long to produce it...
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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-03-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,759
Posted By dsirkle
Re: What size RunCore drive did you get?

I feel the same way. I had possession of my 32GB Runcore SSD before I received My Mini 9. I also felt that the 64GB is too expensive and that the 32GB is really more than enough. I used the...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-03-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 175,153
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Runcore SSD Upgrade Guide (w/Pics)

And don't forget to post the read/write speeds to make clear the preference for Runcore. I'm glad that I got rid of the lag time that my original 8GB SSD had by buying Runcore.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-02-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,550
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Anyone know where to find and buy a 32GB SD upgrade?

You can get one right away on eBay but it will have a poor write speed. I only waited 2 weeks to get a Runcore from http://www.mydigitaldiscount.com. I feel that it is worth the wait.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-02-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 175,153
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Runcore SSD Upgrade Guide (w/Pics)

I just got my Mini 9 and installed a Runcore 32GB SSD last week. I was hunting for a guide like this prior to doing it. I pulled it off with no real trouble but would have liked to have seen a guide...
Forum: Beginners Questions 03-01-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By dsirkle
Re: New Guy seeking tips

I did this. Everything went just fine. Net book works great. It's faster than my wife's Inspiron E1705. Thanks to everyone. I'm glad that I found this site.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-28-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,352
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Battery from ebay won't charge

I see that I have posted this in the wrong forum. I have found the extensive posting on this subject under "Hardware problems". I am too new here to know my way around the site. I also received an...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-28-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,352
Posted By dsirkle
Re: Battery from ebay won't charge

I screwed that up. His ebay user name is battery918. He has 99+ % positive feedback with thousands of sales. I was just wondering how these Chinese batteries have worked for others and why the Mini 9...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-27-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,352
Posted By dsirkle
Battery from ebay won't charge

I bought a battery on ebay from a seller called battery19. My Mini 9 gives the message " Does not recognize this battery. Not able to charge it." The seller so far has not responded. Any suggestions...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-26-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,678
Posted By dsirkle
Got mine today

I received my Mini 9 today. I had a 32GB Runcore SSD and a Crucial 2GB Ram ready to go in it. I installed the new SSD and and used the restore disk. I then couldn't load the drivers and discovered...
Forum: Beginners Questions 02-17-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By dsirkle
Re: New Guy seeking tips

I just found out that I could have gone to Best Buy and picked one up without waiting for shipment that has twice the ram and a video lens for the same price. I didn't know about the outlet either...
Forum: Beginners Questions 02-17-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By dsirkle
Re: New Guy seeking tips

I'm glad that you asked those questions. I'm in need of step by step instructions myself.
Forum: Beginners Questions 02-16-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By dsirkle
Re: New Guy seeking tips

Thanks to both of you. I will be glad to receive input from all as I wait for my shipments. I hope that mydigitaldiscount wont take too long to ship the SSD.
Forum: Beginners Questions 02-16-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By dsirkle
New Guy seeking tips

I have just ordered a Mini 9 and a wireless printer from Dell. I also ordered 2GB ram memory from Crucial and backordered a RunCore 32GB SSD. I called Dell to ask for a Restore disk and was assured...
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