Tag: Bios

Adventure: Installing Windows 7 on Dell M60

Older systems don’t often like new operating systems, but there are exceptions. My experience with my Dell M60 was less than glamorous, but I was finally able to get Windows 7 installed. My installation was bumpy because there’s an issue with Microsoft installation/upgrade process. And while I do like hording information sometimes, this time I …

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Impressions: Working with Ubuntu 9.10

I loaded the latest version of Ubuntu the other day to my DELL M60 laptop; it’s about 5 years old and it was really struggling with life as a laptop with Windows. I had issues with power, issues with hibernation and issues with staying connected with my wireless router. I was incurring all these problems …

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Where’s the ‘Presto’ Version of the Windows Operating System

QUESTION TO THE PUBLIC Presto is a release that allows the PC or the laptop to boot almost instantly [just a couple seconds] and I’m wondering where’s the Presto version of Windows Vista/7? I mean why can’t Microsoft offer a quick boot version of their Operating System just for baseline operations? If you really wanted …

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