Doing any CPU intensive tasks like installing software or coding audio really bogged it down, even with the faster hard drive. The FUS has an 86 key keyboard. Any help would be appreciated. Samsung Q35 Core 2 Duo T 1. A complete wipe and reload is drastic but theoretically will solve the issue if it is software. All in all quite simple I would say, but on occasion attracting less attention is a good thing. Broadcom cards have poor Linux support.

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Quick play says “No disk in drive”Roxio can even seed the device. The ds8w1p is OK, nothing to get overly excited about. Suddenly, the drive can only read DVD’s but cannot read CD’s, even manufacturer’s softwares or legitimate music cd’s.

Time will tell if it holds up. The Fus comes with Vista Home Basic. Samsung R20 Core Duo T 1. The AC brick is petite, which is always a plus for portability. Hooray for us budget users. When I have in the past for myself or someone else, I have always found them to be helpful and friendly.

I can try this, but be fore I do it, I should tell you that I tried the instruction in this article:. I bought the Compaq on a whim and hoped for the best. I would place myself into the latter category.


If all this fails I am afraid the drive needs to be replaced. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, You get liteonn days of software support otherwise. I suspect the Fujitsu would have provided a bit better quality and performance with the Core Duo, but they ran out before I could buy.

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I will detail all of this later in the software section. Lenovo ThinkPad T60 2. The have very quiet and pleasant action with just the right amount of force needed to use them. Two plus hours of battery life seems fair given the machines budget nature. Optical Storage Form Factor. When typing on the keyboard, the cursor has a tendency to move around quite a bit.

From the scores below, the Toshiba hard drive scores well for RPM drive. Both the hard drive and memory are easily accessed by taking off a panel located on the underside of the notebook.

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Like the lieton majority of notebooks sold today, the Fus does not come with recovery discs or a Windows disc. Note on archived topics. After getting XP installed, things ran much better. Super Pi calculates Pi to two million digits and is a good test for single threaded apps.


It has 10 brightness levels which can be adjusted via the keyboard. Message 5 of 6.

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Higher grade plastics and more rigid frames seem to be more the norm liteoh they were a few years ago.

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Even HP suggests 1GB of memory as the minimum for Vista, but sells a notebook with less memory, Hmmm… I truly feel sorry for anyone who has to use this notebook as configured with MB. The screen is secured to the base using one long hinge which almost runs the length of the notebook.

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Fortunately the topside which would include the keyboard, touchpad and palm rests, stayed pretty cool, but the underside of the notebooks gets warm. However, googling for the Nvidia XP drivers will provide solutions.