Category Archives: Dell

Dell Inspiron Duo Teardown (Thanks Dell!)

I’ve been searching all over for a teardown or tear apart of the Dell Inspiron Duo. Fortunately, Dell has posted the service manual with pictures of the internals. Follow this link to see the Inspiron Duo innards! Dell Inspiron Duo … Continue reading

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Streamlining Vista

These are the performance tuning steps I usually take after a fresh install of Windows Vista: Disable System Restore Adjust for best performance (System Properties-Advanced Tab, Performance) Disable User Account Control Pick one or the other: Google Desktop or Windows … Continue reading

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Dell Studio Laptop + Vista Home Premium = Sadness

I recently purchased a Dell Studio Laptop for my mother-in-law and was astounded at the amount of bloatware installed. The computer took a full 20 minutes just to get to the desktop (on a Core 2 Duo with 3GB RAM … Continue reading

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