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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 03-20-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By gospeed.racer
Your going down a very costly road even trying....

Your going down a very costly road even trying. Did this years ago on the EEE models, putting 900 screens on 700's...the connectors and pinouts are not compatible, and after a few blown up boards...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 02-23-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By gospeed.racer
You will find that once the screw breaks loose,...

You will find that once the screw breaks loose, it should spin out pretty easily. The screw extractors seem to do a good job while making very little shrapnel. Dremeling a slot also works well...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-27-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By gospeed.racer
yup, it releases by pushing it in slightly.

yup, it releases by pushing it in slightly.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-13-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Posted By gospeed.racer
Use a free service like Tinyfish TinyPic - Free...

Use a free service like Tinyfish
TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting (http://tinypic.com/?t=postupload)

Once you upload the pic, use "IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards"...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-13-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Posted By gospeed.racer
Just tell Dell that you want it back un-repaired...

Just tell Dell that you want it back un-repaired because the news has been wanting to do a story on it, I bet you get a pretty nice counter offer ;)
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-08-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,115
Posted By gospeed.racer
The SMBIOS Specification addresses how...

The SMBIOS Specification addresses how motherboard and system vendors present management information about their products in a standard format by extending the BIOS interface on x86 architecture...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 01-07-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,115
Posted By gospeed.racer
System Management BIOS - Wikipedia, the free...

System Management BIOS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Management_BIOS)
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-27-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,882
Posted By gospeed.racer
Locally I see Mini 9 base models sell for...

Locally I see Mini 9 base models sell for $150-200 on craigslist...but when I bought mine brand new/refurb at the outlet they were only 180. I woul dhighly recommend upgrading the SSD first, the 4gb...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-22-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By gospeed.racer
usually when the ends break they will still hold....

usually when the ends break they will still hold. If not, try finding someone with a bad motherboard..there should be some out there!
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-21-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By gospeed.racer
http://usemycomputer.com/indeximages/2004/November...

http://usemycomputer.com/indeximages/2004/November/6637.jpg
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-13-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By gospeed.racer
Turn off pagefile and delete the pagefile file on...

Turn off pagefile and delete the pagefile file on the root of the drive...if you are running a 2gb stick that is. Should clear up a ton of space.
Forum: News 12-10-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,084
Posted By gospeed.racer
This is becoming just like the "going out of...

This is becoming just like the "going out of business"/"Store closing" ads I see every day on the TV. Very good chance it will be back, Dell has shown time and time and time and time again that...
Forum: Gaming 12-01-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,682
Posted By gospeed.racer
If you have the legit install cd's, just install...

If you have the legit install cd's, just install it as normal. Then, open daemon tools and add the game, it should start up and read the drive for a bit to see what the game wants. From there on, it...
Forum: Gaming 12-01-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,682
Posted By gospeed.racer
one way is to install using an external drive and...

one way is to install using an external drive and then use daemon tools to emulate a drive. Do some searching, I havent used it just heard about it a lot. Here is the forum......
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-17-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By gospeed.racer
that screw remover isnt very expensive...guess I...

that screw remover isnt very expensive...guess I have been buying too many Snap-On tools! LOL. Looks like a great set to have for $10. There will likely still be shavings, but they should be bigger...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-17-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By gospeed.racer
Just my opinion, but I dont trust the superglue...

Just my opinion, but I dont trust the superglue method will work. Too many angles involved and too little contact patch with the screw. I think filing or dremeling a tiny slit is the best method...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-14-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,954
Posted By gospeed.racer
Just to throw this in, wouldnt MS have a slight...

Just to throw this in, wouldnt MS have a slight advantage as they are the ones that have ultimate resources at their disposal as far as how the OS works and how it can be infected?

Although I...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-13-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By gospeed.racer
I think I have a pair from the one I parted out,...

I think I have a pair from the one I parted out, if so I would let them go pretty cheap. I will look and report back
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-11-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,121
Posted By gospeed.racer
I use Wiha, but those look like a great and cheap...

I use Wiha, but those look like a great and cheap alternative!
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-08-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,954
Posted By gospeed.racer
If you build any boot cd's or mess with any...

If you build any boot cd's or mess with any operating system builds you will find false positives everywhere! I decided to play with Security Essentials a little more and have just turned off...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-07-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,954
Posted By gospeed.racer
Norton, as far as I am concerned, is a Virus of...

Norton, as far as I am concerned, is a Virus of it's own. If you dont believe me, try uninstalling it some time. No way will you ever catch me using a program that wont allow you to uninstall. Pretty...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 10-25-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,734
Posted By gospeed.racer
As you found out, Mini 9's dont carry USB data in...

As you found out, Mini 9's dont carry USB data in their SSD connectors. Thats why the Runcore drives dont have the pass-through usb port like the EEE versions do.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 10-24-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,584
Posted By gospeed.racer
the chances of the controller not getting along...

the chances of the controller not getting along are very high. While it is possible, it will take someone that has both already and doesnt mind experimenting.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 10-24-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,279
Posted By gospeed.racer
if it starts to slip, STOP and take it to a hobby...

if it starts to slip, STOP and take it to a hobby shop that can remove it with a good screwdriver. I use Wiha brand, and they NEVER let me down. The cheap precision screwdrivers you really need to...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 10-23-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,279
Posted By gospeed.racer
might want to play with it some more and make...

might want to play with it some more and make sure you dont have a bad one! Could be a failed SSD or even the controller on the board for the ssd. Just to be safe, you know!
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