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Cool 01-15-2013, 11:54 PM

the Dell site is wrong, it has the same info for the 1010 as the 1011 (10v)m your system needs the daughterboard upgrade....and yes you can use an external USB CD/DVD drive to reload XP, but why not just buy Win 7 or Win 8 it runs faster than XP, also consider an upgrade to a 1366x768 HD screen, it makes a BIG difference, I bought my 1010 totally maxed out and have been very happy with it, my last upgrade is going to be to swap out the 750gb drive and put in a terabyte drive.......

FYI: when you go to try to boot to the USB drive make sure that you 1st go into the BIOS and make sure that Legacy USB is enabled otherwise it will NEVER boot to the USB drive and it is also recommended that you use an external CD/DVD drive with its own AC power supply and not rely on the drive to be powered off the USB, some drives will not work because the 1010 doesnt supply enough power to run the external drive.....

PS. Welcome to the forum.....


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