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Forum: Dell Mini 1012 09-12-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,448
Posted By desone01
I have three Dell Minis a Mini 1010, Mini 1012...

I have three Dell Minis a Mini 1010, Mini 1012 and a Mini 1018.


My favourite is the 1012. It is the Deluxe model with the 1366x768 screen with the Broadcom Crystal video decoder installed as...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 09-11-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,279
Posted By desone01
Windows 10 on the Mini 1012

I just installed Windows 10 32 bit on my Mini 1012. Everything seemed to work ok except for the Bluetooth. After some searches I got that going as well. Windows 10 doesn't recognize the Bluetooth...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-07-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,295
Posted By desone01
Windows 7 operates well on the Mini 1012, but...

Windows 7 operates well on the Mini 1012, but make sure you upgrade the RAM to 2GB.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 09-09-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,764
Posted By desone01
If you flash the bios, always do it from the hard...

If you flash the bios, always do it from the hard drive and you won't have any problems.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 06-19-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
Posted By desone01
There appear to be at least two versions of the...

There appear to be at least two versions of the Mini 1012 motherboard. I have a Mini 1012 with all the bells and whistles. It has three mini PCI Express slots for wireless card, broadcom crystal...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 05-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
Posted By desone01
Mine came with the Broadcom Crystal installed....

Mine came with the Broadcom Crystal installed. Dell have the drivers listed on their web site but only for the 32 bit version of Windows 7 which don't work with the 64 bit operating system.
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 05-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,536
Posted By desone01
Web Cam Upgrade

Does anyone know if it is possible to upgrade the web cam on a Mini 1018 from .3mp to 1.3mp by putting in one from a Mini 1012?
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 05-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,882
Posted By desone01
Screen Upgrade

I just upgraded the screen on my Mini 1018 to a 1366x768. It makes a huge difference to the computer's function. I can live with the small print but the advantages are tremendous. It seems that so...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 05-08-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
Posted By desone01
64 bit Win 7 Drivers for Mini 1012.

The Dell web site does not list all the 64 bit drivers for the Mini 1012. After loading all the listed drivers there was still one unknown driver listed in the Device Manager.



This is how I...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 05-08-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,574
Posted By desone01
I have now loaded Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on...

I have now loaded Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on both the Mini 1012 and the 1018. All the Windows updates have been installed.
The performance system ratings are as follows:-


Processor ...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-25-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,659
Posted By desone01
Mini 1018 Palmrest in Mini 1012

Has anyone attempted to install a Mini 1018 palmrest and touchpad into a Mini 1012? From the outside they look the same except for the Touchpad.


I suppose it would depend on the internal...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By desone01
Sounds like a motherboard problem to me. I had a...

Sounds like a motherboard problem to me. I had a XPS M1330 which did the same thing. When I plugged the charger in it went dead and when I removed the plug and switched the charger off and on again...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-23-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By desone01
It sounds like you have trojans on your machine. ...

It sounds like you have trojans on your machine. Download Spybot and run it. Don't forget to run the Spybot updates immediately after installation. Spybot is a freeware program.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-22-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By desone01
For improved video performance I suggest two...

For improved video performance I suggest two upgrades (1) 2GB RAM and (2) a Broadcom 70015 video encoder. The latter can be purchased on eBay for under $30.
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-22-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,699
Posted By desone01
Installing 2GB of RAM in the 1012 make a huge...

Installing 2GB of RAM in the 1012 make a huge difference in performance. Luckily with the 1012 you don't have to take apart the whole machine. Just remove the keyboard and the RAM cover is...
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 04-22-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,574
Posted By desone01
Strange Performance Reading Mini 1012 compared to Mini 1018.

I have three Dell Mini laptops (a) Mini 1010 (b) Mini 1012 (c) Mini 1018.


I have been comparing the performance levels of the 1012 compared to the 1018.


The 1012 has Win 7 Starter 32 bit...
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-22-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By desone01
The Dell Mini 1018 can run the 64 bit operating...

The Dell Mini 1018 can run the 64 bit operating system. I think the 1012 can run 64 bit as well. The Atom CPUs N450 (1012) and N455 (1018) appear to be ok for 64 bit. The Mini 9 and 1010 can't.

...
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-19-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By desone01
I have had the same problem with my Mini 1018. ...

I have had the same problem with my Mini 1018. It won't update the Service Pack 1. I have resorted to a fresh install. I am taking the opportunity to install Win 7 64 bit.
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-19-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By desone01
I now have three of these machines with another...

I now have three of these machines with another one coming in the post.


My first purchase was a Mini 1010 and then came the Mini 1018 and more recently a Mini 1012. I have another 1018 coming...
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 04-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,468
Posted By desone01
The two GB of ram makes a huge difference,...

The two GB of ram makes a huge difference, especially with Win 7.
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 04-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By desone01
You could try reloading the Windows 7 operating...

You could try reloading the Windows 7 operating system from scratch and this time specifying the US keyboard.
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 04-17-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,862
Posted By desone01
I have a 750GB 7200 Seagate hard drive in my...

I have a 750GB 7200 Seagate hard drive in my 1018. Any 2.5inch sata hard drive up to 1.5TB will work in the Mini 1018.
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 04-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By desone01
Samaung Ram works ok too. M471B5773CHS-CH9

Samaung Ram works ok too. M471B5773CHS-CH9
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 04-17-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,077
Posted By desone01
There shouldn't be any problems updating the bios...

There shouldn't be any problems updating the bios on any Dell laptop so long as the battery is fully charged and the AC power connected.


I have updated the bios on many laptops and have never...
Forum: Beginners Questions 03-17-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By desone01
I have thought about putting Windows 7 32 bit on...

I have thought about putting Windows 7 32 bit on it but with only 1gb of ram I think it would crawl.
I see some forum members have upgraded the motherboard to the Ubuntu model and put 2gb of ram in...
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