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Forum: Dell Mini 12 08-29-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By notladstyle
I doubt that both windows and ubuntu would stop...

I doubt that both windows and ubuntu would stop being able to use the keyboard at the same time - more than likely you have a hardware issue.

have you taken the mini apart and checked all the...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 08-17-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,445
Posted By notladstyle
Mini 12 with xp is the best ultraportable I've...

Mini 12 with xp is the best ultraportable I've owned. The 1280 x 800 resolution is far more usable than the 1024 x 600 on the mini 10. More importantly, the mini 10 looks like fat chubby kid where...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,344
Posted By notladstyle
wow, a windows pc without a firewall at any time...

wow, a windows pc without a firewall at any time in any location is just stupid.

I cant think of a reason you would want to disable a firewall regardless of the perceived safety of a location. a...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-21-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By notladstyle
It will work great, I installed xp on my mini 12...

It will work great, I installed xp on my mini 12 the first day I got it usind a dell restore disc. the performance is amazing compared to ubuntu and vista.

you can get the drivers you need from...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-15-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By notladstyle
do you have the synaptics driver installed?

do you have the synaptics driver installed?
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-15-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By notladstyle
Hulu still runs like garbage for me... I've...

Hulu still runs like garbage for me... I've resigned myself to just take notes and watch the occasional youtube video on my mini 12 since the video card drivers are progressing so slowly...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-09-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By notladstyle
sounds like a horrible idea, LI-Ion batteries age...

sounds like a horrible idea, LI-Ion batteries age twice as fast when fully cycled vs 60% cycles.

You never want to fully discharge a lithium battery.
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-07-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,446
Posted By notladstyle
I'm using FF for everything.

I'm using FF for everything.
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-07-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By notladstyle
I have the 1.33ghz with xp pro on it currently,...

I have the 1.33ghz with xp pro on it currently, runs great.

Antivirus really slows down the mini 12 due to its hdd speed. I just firewalled my mini and disable all remote access in security...
Forum: Feedback 07-07-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By notladstyle
Number of subforums is not supported by activity.

There are way too many subforums for the current level of activity on this site.

And in those forums there are too many redundant threads because no one is using the sub forums.

It makes it...
Forum: Vista 07-06-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,798
Posted By notladstyle
Install XP. The speed difference is night...

Install XP.

The speed difference is night and day. I installed it on my mini 12 because I was considering selling it because of its poor performance.


Now that ive got xp SP3 on it, I am so...
Forum: Windows XP 07-06-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By notladstyle
You need bootsect and you have to run winnt32...

You need bootsect and you have to run winnt32 /noreboot from another PC to get the install files.


Google it.
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-04-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By notladstyle
LOL, ok.

LOL, ok.
Forum: Gaming 07-02-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 78,628
Posted By notladstyle
11.1009 appears to correctly handle games that do...

11.1009 appears to correctly handle games that do not use directx to draw to the screen in 640 x 480. This means its VESA compliant I guess. I assumed vesa was a hardware instruction set yet older...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-02-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By notladstyle
:confused: not sure why this got moved to gma500...

:confused: not sure why this got moved to gma500 chipset forum!
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-01-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By notladstyle
lol, well try the driver disable method (didnt...

lol, well try the driver disable method (didnt work for me). I'd rather pray they implement DD in 640 x 480 with 256 color in the driver since most of my favorite games rely on it.


With the 2x...
Forum: Gaming 07-01-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 78,628
Posted By notladstyle
This does not work with 11.1007 drivers. I...

This does not work with 11.1007 drivers.

I think the GMA500 may not support 256 color directdraw output.
Forum: Gaming 07-01-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 78,628
Posted By notladstyle
Warcraft 3 & Frozen Throne Run good Video...

Warcraft 3 & Frozen Throne Run good

Video (640 x 480 16bpp scaled)
YouTube - Dell Mini 12 - Warcraft 3 Gameplay
Forum: Dell Mini 12 07-01-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By notladstyle
Starcraft runs fine windowed. ...

Starcraft runs fine windowed.

http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-12-discussion/9131-games-work-dell-mini-12-a-6.html#post81672
Forum: Gaming 07-01-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 78,628
Posted By notladstyle
ptdmini, I tried to disable method and it did...

ptdmini,
I tried to disable method and it did not work for starcraft. The error message is "not implemented 640 x 480 256 color mode" which makes sense since I cannot get directx to switch to 640 x...
Forum: Gaming 06-30-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 78,628
Posted By notladstyle
As stated already, Diablo II Expansion runs great...

As stated already, Diablo II Expansion runs great on 10.1093 drivers in Windowed mode. Full screen runs at about 2 FPS with direct3d disabled.

Diablo 2 Video (800 x 600 Windowed)
YouTube - Dell...
Forum: Dell Mini 12 06-29-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By notladstyle
sweeeet! unfortunately I ran into some issues...

sweeeet! unfortunately I ran into some issues with my boot disc - looks like either the drive has been dropped or my format commend corrupted the partition.
Forum: Dell Mini 12 06-29-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By notladstyle
Sup guys got a mini 12 - installing XP right now.

Hey guys, I literally JUST got my mini 12. Found a guy on craigslist selling for really cheap!.

I got the 1.3ghz 60gb hdd 6 cell model.

Its currently got ubuntu, im formatting my jump drive to...
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