Category Archives: Laptops

DELL Desktops and Laptops – Install Order Guide

The following list is an overview of the correct order to install drivers on Dell desktops and portables. After reinstalling Microsoft® Windows®, follow the order listed when reinstalling drivers. It is recommended that you print this list for reference when … Continue reading

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Your Hard Drive – Disk Diagnostic Utilities

One of the hard drives for a laptop I was refurbishing, began to show signs of bad sectors, I decided to run diagnostic tests using OEM utilities. I was able to get the Seagate SeaTools and Hitachi Drive Fitness Test … Continue reading

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Maximum Memory on a Dell Inspiron 2650 Laptop

I recently sold my Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop. It was a rather emotional transaction. I bought it in 2003, and it was instrumental in my growth as a designer. It saw me through the last leg of my education as … Continue reading

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Baffled by Improperly Grounded LCD on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop

Yes, indeedy. A cup of  mocha latte spilled on a Toshiba A75 sent it into the land of disrepair, and here is where I come in. The keyboard was just about useless and needed to be replaced as some keys … Continue reading

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