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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 10-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 834
Posted By dirtymoney
Cant play downloaded films well on my mini9

It is been a few years since I was here again. I've owned two mini 9s since.

Still using xp (with the registry hack to allow updates), and I have noticed that more and more I cannot play some...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 08-12-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By dirtymoney
Need suggestions for a SSD

I am getting tired of replacing the stock SSD and am looking for an aftermarket SSD that I can pop in, then running the operating system reinstallation cd and drivers & utilities reinstallation cd. ...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 08-16-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By dirtymoney
I used the "WindowsXP-KB955704-x86-ENU.exe" (name...

I used the "WindowsXP-KB955704-x86-ENU.exe" (name of the file... I still have it on my desktop) that I found when I googled the sandisk sdhc problem before I even made the original post here.
...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 08-15-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By dirtymoney
please explain this. ...

please explain this.

http://i.imgur.com/YIPmt.jpg
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 07-24-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By dirtymoney
This card is basically going to be useless to me...

This card is basically going to be useless to me uf it repeatedly locks up & has to be safely removed each time. Or if it cannot be... then reformatted each time.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 07-24-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By dirtymoney
Repeated problem with mini 9 & sandisk sdhc

Ok, I just got a new sandisk 64gb sdhc card.

When i first put it in the card slot, the mini 9 tells me I have to format it. Ok, I go to format it & it says it cant. SO I do some research & find...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-06-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By dirtymoney
Yes, I know how to change the wallpaper. The...

Yes, I know how to change the wallpaper. The image isnt there.

I am using xp (sp3). I have a new SSD that came with a non-US fversion of XP on it. It doesnt have the wallpaper.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 11-06-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By dirtymoney
My network controller is missing. Wifi wont work.

I recently swapped in a new SSD from another mini 9.... everything works, except the wifi. In the device manager the network controller seems to be missing.

edit: while I am at it... can someone...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-06-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By dirtymoney
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 10-18-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By dirtymoney
Well, I screwed myself royally now. :( I used...

Well, I screwed myself royally now. :( I used the recovery disc from an older laptop to reformat the ssd. Now my mini isnt anything like it was. It wont recognize the sdhc card slot and a whole host...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 10-18-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By dirtymoney
this is the second stock ssd I have gone thru....

this is the second stock ssd I have gone thru. The first one {original) lasted a long time. The one I replaced it with lasted less than a month.

I dont have the original xp discs that came with...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 10-18-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By dirtymoney
Blinking curser of death screen. Wont boot.

Ok this is what happened. I downloaded a flash game (scanned it first of course). It was running very slow so I went to turn it off but before I could... I got a blue screen with a message at the...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 03-22-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By dirtymoney
Thanks again for the pics and answers. Really...

Thanks again for the pics and answers. Really appreciate you taking the time. And I love how you customized it.
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 03-20-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By dirtymoney
cool beans! Thanks for the pics and answering my...

cool beans! Thanks for the pics and answering my questions. I think I will get one too (even though I hate velcro ;) )

edit: hey, did you replace the cross zipper pull with a peace sign? Looks...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 03-19-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By dirtymoney
Hey, about that. I have some questions... Is the...

Hey, about that. I have some questions... Is the zipper teeth the plasic kind with tiny teeth or is it sharp metal teeth? I was worried about the zipper teeth scratching my mini. Also.. does the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By dirtymoney
Was it possible that this kid saw you bring your...

Was it possible that this kid saw you bring your mini home the day before? Did you throw away the box in such a way that someone could deduce that you just bought one? (did you leave it out in...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-02-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By dirtymoney
I used a ac-dc adaptor + a DC car power plug & now I get an orange blinking light.

I bought this last year & it has worked great.

Car Charger POWER Adapter F Dell inspiron mini 9 10 12 - eBay (item 330407912029 end time Mar-25-10 07:50:04 PDT)...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 03-01-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By dirtymoney
My converted Zippered Binder/dayplanner case for my mini9

I needed something to put my mini 9 in that looked somewhat normal/presentable in public. And the Purple crown royal bag I had been using just wouldnt do (lol). So I took an old dayplanner/zippered...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 02-27-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By dirtymoney
Possible to use system restore on a mini 9?

When i enable system restore on my mini 9 and make a restore point. It deletes it later on. I assume its because there is not enough room to keep it.

System restore has saved my bacon in the past...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 02-19-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By dirtymoney
I am a prolific wifi *borrower*. ;) And have...

I am a prolific wifi *borrower*. ;) And have found the strongest wifi adapters are ones like this... DealExtreme: $30.92 Afoundry High Powered 600mW 27dBm 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Wireless Network...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 01-31-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By dirtymoney
What about a zippered bible cover/case as a netbook case?

lol

Embassy┬*Solid┬*Leather┬*Bible┬*Cover┬*with┬*zippered... (http://www.fitsmybudget.com/product.php?productid=17749)

Thompson Chain Zippered Bible Cover Medium Black: 9780887073595:...
Forum: Beginners Questions 01-31-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By dirtymoney
check ebay. I bought one for my mini9 for a...

check ebay. I bought one for my mini9 for a whopping $8 (fom a hong kong seller) and it has served me very well for months (before winter hit when I had to pack it away).

edit: seems the one I...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-20-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By dirtymoney
May be cheaper to buy an dc powercord on ebay...

May be cheaper to buy an dc powercord on ebay (about $8 total including shipping) and then a cheap ac to dc adaptor plug so you can use it at home.

like this... DC Car Charger Adapter for Dell...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By dirtymoney
I have one that I bought for $70 years ago. It...

I have one that I bought for $70 years ago. It can operate my mini9 for many hours without draining. I also use it in summer to run a fan and small tv. It lasts quite a long time between having to be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By dirtymoney
For THAT kind of money... you might as well buy...

For THAT kind of money... you might as well buy an emergency car battery jumpstarter box that has both an ac & dc plug..... and use that to power/charge your mini.

examples.......
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