Originally Posted by Steve@NBF
Why would you want to dual boot? Just wondering.
Multibooting has several advantages, including:
1. If one writes programs for Microsoft Office, one needs a separate OS...
What's the likelyhood of success in adding Windows 7 to a Vista notebook to create a multiboot Vista/Windows 7 system?
Notebook is an HP Pavilon dv9000, purchased 31 May 2008.
Would Windows 7 include the necessary drivers out of...
Originally Posted by Djembe
Believe it or not, I prefer to use a touchpad. Part of this may be because I'm left-handed and most computer mice are designed for right-handed people. It also depends on the...
THe default settings on the Toucpad on the HP dv9843cl are very unsatisfactory.
I am wasting an enormous amout of time using the Touchpad.
I'll try changing the settings.
A mouse would be useful when I use the notebook on a table next...
Originally Posted by odious_m
Dell does it both ways. Got the XP disc and the restore partition with mine. Needless to say, I reformatted 1st thing and wiped out the restore part.
My concern is 2-fold:
1. I won't accept a "promise" of being able to get the CD, it has to be included in writing in the order confirmation.
2. Notebooks have proprietary drivers, so I am concerned that a retail...
Which notebooks come with a real OS CD. not just a CD for reconstructing the drive back to day 1?
Do some notebooks offer such a CD as an option?
Can I use a retail Win XP to install on a notebook, or must the software be from the...