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495Re: [Dell Latitude XPi Club] Re: upgrade isn't going as planned.

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  • Amy Kelly
    Jun 23, 2008
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      I 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.
      >
      > Cheers,
      > Michael
      >
      > --- In delllatitudexpiclub@yahoogroups.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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