Dell Mini 12 My review

Features are 12.1in 1,280 x 800 screen 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 CPU 1GB DDR2 RAM 80GB hard drive Windows Vista Home Basic Edition 25.5mm thick, 1.25Kg 3-cell 24WHr battery The use of an Atom CPU with a mere 1GB of RAM to play Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. A Linux system is expected to come later, so it’s not all bad news though. The Mini 12 costs £429 If considered as a small, low-powered and above all portable notebook, then, the Mini 12 could be a lot more attractive.

Optimize the Connection Speed

Goto Start, then run. Type in regedit in the box. Next, goto the folder HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\VxD\MSTCP Now, find the string DefaultRcvWindow . Now, edit the number to 64240 then restart your computer. There you go. High speed cable modem now without loading a program. Original value is 373360

How to Install Windows XP from DOS ?

Install Windows XP from DOS (ie. no OS on a new hard drive): Boot with a Windows 98 Start Up disk Insert the Windows 98 CD into the CD reader Run smartdrv.exe from the Win98 directory on the windows 98 CD (file caching) Type cd.. to back up to the root directory Insert Windows XP CD into the CD reader Copy the i386 folder to C:\ Go into C:\i386 folder on C: and type winnt.exe to launch the setup from the hard drive.