For the purpose of writing this review, I installed OpenOffice. Fortunately there has been no reason to contact Dell tech support about this notebook. The HD Tune performance results of this 80 GB Hitachi drive are slightly better than the GB Toshiba drive in the e, and overall performance seems to fit well with the e taken as a whole:. Add the info to your question, don’t post it in the comments. Visit our network of sites: Having said all that, I should add that during my actual use of this notebook, I never once noticed a problem. Dell Inspiron e on the left and Dell Inspiron e on the Right view large image.

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Dell Inspiron e and Inspiron m Review (pics, specs)

As I use the e I find myself wondering whether it would be a good option for them. I really enjoyed watching a DVD on the e and found the display surprisingly easy to work with during normal usage, too.

Because a number of purchasers of the e have complained in this sites forums of excessive light leakage, I thought I should address this issue and therefore devoted some time to unearthing the problem in this particular machine, both with the iinspiron eye and the digital camera.

Now that I have downloaded and installed Ubuntu, I no longer have Windows.

Intel Yonah Core Duo T 1. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Processor and Performance For anyone who has ever tried to run several demanding programs at once, the Intel Core Duo is a real treat, and this T, which at 1.

The TrueLife glossy screen is well beyond adequate: The Intel GMA graphics have performed without a hitch and will apparently run the more graphics-intensive features of Windows Vista when it finally becomes available. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Dell Inspiron E1405 WiFi Wireless Card YH774

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. This has never e4105 since switching to the Dell utility and I have no idea why the change of wireless management utilities made such a difference.

Please let me know if it works so I can provide a proper answer with an explanation of what the problem is. When looking to purchase a notebook computer, it can be useful to think in two-hundred-dollar increments, I find.

Dell Inspiron E1405

Dell Inspiron e view large image Dell Inspiron e Specs: To elucidate, I found, and still find, the e to be somewhat bold and garish in appearance, and though this is of no particular concern, the e, being so much smaller, simply looks more tasteful to me.

At the risk of appearing to be a sensory dullard, I must say that at first I could really see no problem when using eyesight alone, though the camera did reveal light leakage at the base of the LCD.

I find that sifi savings features are largely a matter of personal preference and tolerance, as well as usage, so some people will undoubtedly be able to squeeze a little more time out of the battery, while others will get less.

Excellent performance Nicely portable Decent build quality High but comfortable default resolution Bright, sharp display for video and text Good innspiron Cool and quiet Cons: Left side view of Dell e view large image. Check out the following link for guidance: When i type this, i get an error that states: Below are the Super Pi result calculations for crunching the numbers on 2-million digits of accuracy for Pi: Software As with the e, the first thing I did upon receiving this notebook was to remove all the unwanted, unnecessary software that ships with Inspiron notebooks.


Keyboard and touchpad view of e view large image. The main charm of the Inspiron e is that it manages to provide good portability, pleasurable viewing and high performance at a low cost.

– Dell Inspiron E can not get wireless card to turn on – Ask Ubuntu

As with the e, the first thing I did upon receiving this notebook was to remove all the unwanted, unnecessary software that ships with Inspiron notebooks. The Dell Wireless WLAN Mini Card performed well, though, interestingly, before letting the built-in Dell utility take over management of wireless from Windows, the wireless connection was dropped several times.

Nonetheless, the feel is good and the noise really is minimal. One of the first things that struck me when I received the e was the reality that I would never be able to comfortably use it on a plane, should I someday decide to actually go somewhere when I have vacation.

Nick 8 1 3. The fan kicked in a number of times, and I noticed it when it did, but it never seemed to stay on for very long, and even when it was running, it was not loud enough to be a bother, though a noisy computer is one of my pet peeves.

Heat and Noise The e ran quite cool, much cooler than the bigger and bolder e I would definitely recommend this notebook if someone were to say the following: Below are the Super Pi result calculations for crunching the numbers on 2-million digits of accuracy for Pi:.