495Re: [Dell Latitude XPi Club] Re: upgrade isn't going as planned.
- Jun 23, 2008I had a wireless PC card in mine and seemed to be fine.
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 4:47 AM, mbordt <mbordt@...> wrote:
> I'd be interested in hearing how you managed the wireless Internet. I
> didn't think the P133ST could handle CardBus.
> 40MB is supposed to be the maximum RAM.
> I don't see how your problems could come from the 3GB hard drive. Try
> it without the wireless card.
> --- In email@example.com, "John" <jranger315@...> wrote:
> > Ok,
> > I have a trusty little Dell the 133 speed. It had IE 5.5 on it
> > running off a 3 gig drive partitioned 2 and 1, 40 megs of ram and
> > wireless.
> > It would crash but no more than any other machine.
> > I have been having a hard time locating larger memory and I wondered
> > about maybe the size of the partition was holding it back so I backed
> > up the drive, tried partition magic to merge the partitons, That
> > failed, and then just wiped it out and started from scratch
> > installing a full but minimal 98SE. The partiton is regular Windows
> > 98 Ver 10.
> > In theory this works. So do many things. This has had one bug after
> > another and where I have now learned more about the 98SE operating
> > system than I ever thought possible, and still have reinstalled this
> > 3, 4 and maybe 5 and 6 times, both from a 98SE Full install CD and a
> > 98SE upgrade-only CD, this refuses to stay running.
> > This is a small V-E-R-Y light weight machine, it's battery is in
> > great shape and when it's run under the old partition conected to
> > cable modem, even just running IE 5.5 this little machine danced.
> > At my library, hospital, doctors office, a park that has wireless, a
> > coffee shop and anyplace that had wireless this worked before. I see
> > no reason it shouldn't now but it keeps either going blue screen or
> > freezing.
> > Oh Yes, in Dos, Nothing wrong happens at all. Any program or
> > utility, if it's in Dos, it ruins and runs. All the headaches start
> > when it runs windows. Safe just as much as normal. Even small
> > utilitys and programs come back with Insuffecnt memory or
> > resources, like running regedit and windows explorer at the same
> > time.
> > Also, when you plug in a card to the pcmcia slots, nothing is
> > recognized until you run ADD HARDWARE.
> > Does anyone have a thought? I would have thought opening it to a
> > full 3 gigs at least would add more power.
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