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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 05-09-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,209
Posted By LGSilva
Re: 70mm Runcore SSD install

I have the same issue with the bios not showing it but apps can detect it. I'll try to boot with dellefi.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 05-02-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,178
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Quick swapping a Mini 9 motherboard?

It's not hard but you must be careful when removing the little cables from the connectors.
Other than that it's just a bunch of screws. Make sure you check where each screw goes because some of them...
Forum: My Digital Discount 04-29-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,404
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Modding your Dell Mini 9 to utilize a 70mm PATA SSD

Making some progress... I was able to detect the runcore using Gdisk but not the bios.
I'm running some diagnostics now. Tweeting about it: http://twitter.com/lgsilva
Forum: My Digital Discount 04-28-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,404
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Modding your Dell Mini 9 to utilize a 70mm PATA SSD

On my first motherboard I removed the stand-offs with a mix of rocking (like side-to-side) it and soldering iron. I ended up removing the copper ring instead just the solder.
On the second...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-28-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,065
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Slot in Battery area for what?

That's for a sim card so you can use the wwan (if your selected that option when you purchased your mini)
Forum: My Digital Discount 04-24-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,404
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Modding your Dell Mini 9 to utilize a 70mm PATA SSD

:cry: :cry: Why meeeee... :cry: :cry:

Ok, I did the mod but my mini would not detect the runcore, called mdd and they replaced it but I could not test it until today.
Now I got a second mini...
Forum: My Digital Discount 04-17-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,814
Posted By LGSilva
Re: My Digital Discount Product Suggestion Box

How about the L shape mini pci-e connector, so people can use the 70mm without having to void warranties ?
Forum: News 04-16-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 29,294
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Dell Mini 9 Modded for 128GB SSD

I ordered a replacement connector from mouser electronics... when it arrives I'll check to see if it's the same thing.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,425
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Personalized Netbook Case

I guess it's white because on the shopping cart it says white.
The imaged I used covered the whole thing...

ericmeiguo, can you notice if the black parts look painted or if they're just the...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 04-16-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Trimmer Program?

You can also use xslimmer to remove ppc code and languages from apps.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 04-16-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,152
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Vostro A90 now available in the US

we need those part numbers... :mrgreen:
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 04-16-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,524
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Dell mini 9 into an iMac! (Sort of)

you could add some velcro...
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-16-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,929
Posted By LGSilva
Re: OSX- Delete Screensavers

They are located at the system folder, not your home folder.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 04-16-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Photo Booth hangs!

don't use photo booth?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 04-16-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,152
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Vostro A90 now available in the US

The all black looks really nice. I wonder how much it cost to buy just the screen and palm bezel...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,425
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Personalized Netbook Case

That's look really nice! I just got jealous and I'll order one with the apple logo... :mrgreen:

-- edit --

haha! just ordered and this is how it's going to look like:...
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-15-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,658
Posted By LGSilva
Re: OSX Boot and POST questions

You could use the "quiet boot" option from dellefi
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-14-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By LGSilva
Re: advice on SSD 32Gb installation

Maybe the drive is not partitioned. Try going to administrative tools, computer management, storage. There you can create the partition(s) you need and get your drive working.
If you still can't use...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 04-14-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,574
Posted By LGSilva
Re: SSD Corrupting

Is this only happening with windows machines?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-14-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,285
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Runcore SSD Install Problem

exactly.
I just sent my runcore back to MDD for a replacement. Call them and get an RMA #
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-14-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Any ideas for a backlit keyboard?

You can add el-wire but the problem would be the inverter or you could use this cool idea:
http://homepage.mac.com/nnishi/PhotoAlbum4.html
It's 1 led and some optical fiber... easy to do
Forum: 3G Mobile Broadband Discussion 04-13-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 57,218
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Successfully upgraded Mini 9 to 3G

Yeah... this mod is famous now: http://hackaday.com/2009/04/13/dell-mini-9-3g-install/
Congratulations!
Forum: My Digital Discount 04-13-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,404
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Modding your Dell Mini 9 to utilize a 70mm PATA SSD

Maybe because you have your cashback account for some time now... mine still with the 60 days waiting period...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-13-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,591
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Mod for 128 gig drive by JKK Mobile

You can try to return it to newegg and get a replacement PATA or try to sell it on eBay.

My mini 9 is resting disassembled waiting for my new runcore... :|
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 04-13-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,591
Posted By LGSilva
Re: Mod for 128 gig drive by JKK Mobile

Good news! I called MDD and my runcore is defective, I'm sending it back (RMA) and getting a replacement. :D

About the screw mounts: you have to heat it for a while but do not overheat the...
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