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Forum: Dell Mini 1012 07-18-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,948
Posted By TwistyTravster
I'm running Windows 10 x64 on my 1012. The...

I'm running Windows 10 x64 on my 1012. The biggest performance issue I ran into was Windows Defender constantly slowing the computer down, sometimes to near freezes. You need to edit the registry to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By TwistyTravster
Windows 10 does not have any anti-pirate means...

Windows 10 does not have any anti-pirate means against using a pre-activated version of Windows 7. As a matter of fact, in the early advertisements, Microsoft even mentioned that there is no issue...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-12-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,761
Posted By TwistyTravster
I have a Kingston SSDnow 120GB in my Mini 1012,...

I have a Kingston SSDnow 120GB in my Mini 1012, and it significantly speeds up the boot time, as well as opening applications and other stuff. Not as fast as you would get in a modern system, but...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 05-28-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By TwistyTravster
I use SVPTube with Torch, not Chrome. But it...

I use SVPTube with Torch, not Chrome. But it shouldn't matter. I'm not really sure why it wouldn't work.

As for the Android trick, some websites require you to use the 'm.' domain to get it to...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 05-17-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By TwistyTravster
Use Google Chrome or Torch. Download Chrome...

Use Google Chrome or Torch. Download Chrome User-Agent Switcher (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/user-agent-switcher-for-c/djflhoibgkdhkhhcedjiklpkjnoahfmg)

Before navigating to YouTube,...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-25-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By TwistyTravster
Don't take my word for it...

I'm a Windows guy, so take this with a grain of salt. But its possible that the version of Mac OS doesn't recognize NTFS or FAT32 storage. So you may need to re-format the USB to EX4 so that your Mac...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-07-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By TwistyTravster
I'm weighing in the pros and cons of turning the...

I'm weighing in the pros and cons of turning the 2x32GB into 1x64GB with a software RAID0 configuration, or maybe just using JBOD. I am reading up on the built-in program for Windows 10, called...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-07-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By TwistyTravster
My Mini 1012!

I originally bought my Dell Mini 1012 as a tiny little sub-laptop for College back in 2009/2010. After 2012, the Dell has basically sat in a bag and hasn't seen the light of day until recently....
Forum: Dell Mini 10 Guides 04-02-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 75,477
Posted By TwistyTravster
Not sure if this has been discovered by anyone...

Not sure if this has been discovered by anyone else, but I found a way to combine this brilliant guide with another nifty trick to easily play any Youtube video flawlessly using MCP and CoreAVC. The...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,623
Posted By TwistyTravster
My Dell Mini Windows Logon Sound :)

I was watching this movie on Netflix, and it inspired me to change the sound that plays when you log onto Windows on my Dell Mini 10. :D Enjoy.

Link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyJwQvbTWZM)
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 03-31-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,031
Posted By TwistyTravster
Food for Thought: eGPU on the 1012

Since the creation of eGPU adapters, it seems that there may be a possible way (even though it is somewhat ridiculous) to improve the graphics capability of the Dell Mini. However, the only model...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 03-28-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,082
Posted By TwistyTravster
I am now running Windows 10 32-bit (upgraded from...

I am now running Windows 10 32-bit (upgraded from a fresh install of Win 7 starter). I used all the updated Dell drivers (in compatibility mode with Windows 7), and they ALL worked fine. Even the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,210
Posted By TwistyTravster
I found that Windows 10 runs amazing on my Mini...

I found that Windows 10 runs amazing on my Mini 1012, as long as you disable Windows Defender.

As for the touch pad, there are 2 options

1)...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 03-07-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,247
Posted By TwistyTravster
This may still work. I believe the main issue is...

This may still work. I believe the main issue is one of two things.

One, you may only need to tape off pin 20 to allow the BIOS to recognize the unauthorized use of a non-WWAN card, due to the...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 03-06-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,036
Posted By TwistyTravster
Have you never heard of the half-to-full bracket?...

Have you never heard of the half-to-full bracket?

WiFi Mini PCI E mSATA Half Size to Full Size Bracket | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/290925196661)
...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 03-06-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,036
Posted By TwistyTravster
This is the one I bought: Intel 3160HMW Wifi...

This is the one I bought:
Intel 3160HMW Wifi Bluetooth 4 0 Wireless AC 3160 Wlan 802 11 AC Mini PCI E Card | eBay (http://www.ebay.ca/itm/191235762107)
...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 03-05-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,036
Posted By TwistyTravster
Nice! :D

EDIT: I finally fixed the picture sizes... and got the text to fit correctly.

I feel like Windows 10 probably runs better on the Mini than Windows 7, ironically, because it seems to function more...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 03-04-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,036
Posted By TwistyTravster
Is that the 1010 model with the HDMI port? :D ...

Is that the 1010 model with the HDMI port? :D

I am trying to figure out a good way to get an HDMI out port on my 1012.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-29-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
Thats the plan. USB 2.0 wiring is very standard,...

Thats the plan. USB 2.0 wiring is very standard, so I will just match the wire colors.



I realize that is a possibility. That's the reason I don't want to solder anything to the motherboard...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-29-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
Yeah. I know I will have to do some simple USB...

Yeah. I know I will have to do some simple USB wire splicing to make it work. But I don't expect to do any soldering of components; just the wiring only.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-28-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
Thank you. I'll check that out. I plan...

Thank you. I'll check that out.



I plan to use an SATA SSD 120GB. I may use a 60GB instead, but I haven't decided. I need the extra mPCI-E slot for something else. However, I may need to use a...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-28-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
I think I'm going to give up on this idea. It...

I think I'm going to give up on this idea. It seems to be more trouble than it is worth. Plus, in my area, there are very few OTA channels to begin with.

However, I have plans to make the ultimate...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-25-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
Does the stock cooler not already have thermal...

Does the stock cooler not already have thermal pads installed on it?
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-22-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
I am not soldering mPCI-E headers. I am buying a...

I am not soldering mPCI-E headers. I am buying a new motherboard with the headers already on. I said that in my post.



This is the motherboard (http://www.ebay.com/itm/231826009616) I have...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 02-22-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By TwistyTravster
Modification for internal TV Tuner on Mini 1012, maybe?

I'm working on replacing my current Mini 1012 motherboard (which has only 1 mPCI-E header) with the motherboard that has 3 mPCI-E headers - 1 being used for Wifi, 1 being used for Broadcom, and 1...
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