This is Windows XP Home Service Pack 2 with a lot of software features added on top to allow for such things as seamless integration with a TV tuner and recording of TV, organizing movies and pictures and the ability to easily synch content with external Windows based media devices. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Sign In Sign Up. Another front view of screen on e view larger image. Dell e Media Direct launch button view larger image Conclusion The e does a great job of carrying on everything that was good about the Inspiron and adding some serious performance enhancements to the Inspiron inch line of notebooks. Dell has always been great at providing the latest technology at an enticing price.

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Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I’ve owned another one. Dell Alienware 17 R5 Apparently that is on the developer’s todo list. My daughter just loves it.

Dell Inspiron e1705 Review (pics, specs)

This driver works fine for me: Posted December 9, If you intend to watch a lot of movies on a notebook or view a lot of pictures, the TrueLife screen is a great option. Dell e Media Direct launch button view larger image. Visit the following links: Below are the results gained from running Super Pi ftp: Memory Read speeds view large image.


Posted December 10, I have to go into -s mode, delete kext, clear extensions cache and then reboot, otherwise I get a blue screen forever and evers. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Dell Inspiron e view large image. I was looking for a cheap laptop with a great graphics card that could run Windows Vista in the near future. Bright screen for it’s f1705 good angularity too.

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The e acts as an entertainment machine which comes with Microsoft Media Center installed. It is pretty much a desk top replacement so it is rather heavy. Besides, most everyone does gaming with the notebook on a desk or table anyway.

The time now is Its buttons are a little small for my liking and its easy to hit the wrong key. Skip to main content. As more feature sets of this hardware are tested, this section will be updated. With the e they have done this again and thus provide probably the best price to feature ratio inch screen notebook on the market.

Sd/mjc have an account? Google Desktop search and toolbar are also now installed by default and your homepage will be a Dell branded Google search page Google and Dell signed a billion dollar deal recently so that Dell will be including certain Google applications with every Dell PC that ships. Some distributions set it up as a module or set it up as de,l. By quinielascomOctober 23, in Other Peripheral Devices. The bottom back area is especially prone to getting hot, I do not recommend putting this thing in your lap — it would be uncomfortable given the combined weight and heat.


Furthermore, using Media Direct is more battery life efficient so if you just want to watch a movie then definitely use Media Direct to play the movie and not some Windows program. Few people these days are signing up for AOL or Earthlink for internet access and certainly not both at the same time, so your guaranteed to have programs on there taking up wasted space and, even worse, unnecessarily running in the background everytime you boot the e and thereby stealing processor resources.