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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 04-16-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,740
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Does anyone here use Handbrake?

I got a question for handbrake users. I ripped my DVDs as mp4s using normal setting. Now I want to convert those mp4s to something else for playback on 320x240 screen. No matter what settings I...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 03-07-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,268
Posted By Matt151B
Worlds Smallest USB Drive

These look so awesome. I hope the price is reasonable. It will an an instant 8 gb of storage that is bootable.

http://www.guru3d.com/news/elecom-mfsu2 ... -so-small/...
Forum: Ubuntu 02-28-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,725
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Run HP Mi Edition on Dell Mini

Is there a guide for installing Mi edition on mini 9?

A guide for dual booting?
Forum: Windows 7 02-28-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,926
Posted By Matt151B
Re: My Windows Experience Index after installing Windows 7 (pic)

You are assuming scores are linear. Are they?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 02-28-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,731
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Jade Green and Ice Blue

I want green. Darn white lid.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 02-21-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,571
Posted By Matt151B
Re: 136 "Hi-Res" wallpapers resized for Mini 9!

Nice.

What is good software to automatically cycle these?
Forum: Gaming 02-15-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 220,630
Posted By Matt151B
Re: List of Games that play on the Mini

I'm going to try Fallout 3. I didn't see it in the list, but Fallout 2 would not play, so I don't know if I will have any luck...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-15-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,375
Posted By Matt151B
Which is faster: USB or Class 6 SD card?

Which is faster: USB 2.0 Thumbdrive or Class 6 SD card?

The SSD is to small to install some videogames. I would like to try to maximize their performance. Which is better? I like the SD card...
Forum: Gaming 02-03-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,125
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Counter Strike Source and other Gaming?

I got Half-life 2 to run. All lowest settings and the screen resolution set at 800x600 and DX8 forced from the command line. I installed on a SD card.

The game played, but two problems:

1)...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,670
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Overclock Your Mini, It's Here

I'm only trying it if the CPU is increased for applicatons like HULU. And if I did try it for the GPU, I would probably stick to no more then 100% overclock since the mini is passivly cooled I...
Forum: Windows 7 01-15-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,282
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Anyone else showing 256mb graphics memory in windows 7 ?

Vista and W7 share system ram with video ram. I have 320 video ram on my desktop, but the computer says I have 1.5 GB. It is just the way Vista does it. Show me 256 on XP and I would be interest.
Forum: Gaming 12-31-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 220,630
Posted By Matt151B
Re: List of Games that play on the Mini

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The intro scene was fine for me too. I was thinking "Wow, this is actually going to run, and decently". Then I started the game and everything went to ____. Tried default which was a...
Forum: Gaming 12-30-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 220,630
Posted By Matt151B
Re: List of Games that play on the Mini

I've not got to the shooting part, but the intro scene and walking through the train station work fine. Why is it red?

try command line prompts:

-novid
skips the valve video
-console...
Forum: Windows XP 12-27-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,091
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Something I Have Often Wondered...

Yes, do it over multiple desktop icons and see what happens...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 12-24-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,561
Posted By Matt151B
Re: Even if upgrading BIOS to manage shared V mem is possible...

By allowing more V-ram, wouldnt that make them more competitive with the MSI wind and others? So they have no interest in swaying those on the fence between the wind and mini 9?
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

I fixed it. After a good night sleep things made more sense.

I had selected under MSCONFIG that it run in safemode, but was given the error that I did not have access rights. However,...
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

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I finally got it and it didn't work either.

I opened device manager and "COMPAL Embedded System Control" has a yellow esclamation mark next to it. I think this is the Dell software...
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

Oh, yeah, I also did a system restore whlie in safe mode to 5 days ago when everything worked fine. Still nothing.

Getting to safe mode boot options via f8 is very hard...
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

I've turned it off and rebooted many times. Even turned off and removed the battery, let it sit, and turned it on. Some of those times I have checked the bios.

I started in safe mode with...
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

sometimes i need to press f8 again when i'm in the OS selection screen.[/quote]


I did that and it worked! However, now I can't get out of safemode. I reboot and safemode starts up, I reboot...
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
Re: I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

Will that let me boot into safe mode?
Forum: Windows XP 12-24-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matt151B
I'm a crippled admin, help me regain control

I did some stuff last night. Mounted the SD card under c:\SD so I could install a game demo to SD card, then I installed A Vampyre Story demo to the SD card. The demo failed, and I uninstalled. ...
Forum: Gaming 12-23-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,585
Posted By Matt151B
Re: A Vampyre Story

Demo fails :(
Forum: Gaming 12-22-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,585
Posted By Matt151B
Re: A Vampyre Story

I'm downloading demo now. How did you install retail version? Does it need CD-rom?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-20-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,117
Posted By Matt151B
Re: A03 firmware officially released

What is new is A03? I can't tell.
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