Sorry of this is old news, but I just saw the above model on Gateway's support site.
Is anybody already familiar with this lappy, which appears to be pretty much...
However, the camera does not give me an option to "safely remove hardware" like I am used to it from my MP3 and external HD.
Is there any way I can do this out of XP Pro?
Thanks again for your help!
I encountered a small issue with my 505XL that I hope you can help me with.
I bought a new digital camera yesterday and obviously installed all the software on my lappy vs. my old desktop.
I downloaded several pics from...
Just wanted to let everybody interested know that it appears that there is no "custom" power settings option. What helped a little, however, is changing the CPU option in the BIOS to Max. Performence when on battery.
I was actually one of the first here to get an 505XL and have been just too happy with it to come here often, so I appologize if this issue has been discussed before.
I love my lappy and have been gaming and programming...
Just came back from my two weeks vacation and all I got to say about the performance of my 505XL is "WOW"!
I played Morrowind with full settings for 2.5 hours on the plane (on battery) without any slow down....
While I also noted that some of the Gateway employees are not the sharpest tool in the box, I am still very much in love with my lappy; plus as you can find in one of my earlier posts in this thread, I made a pretty good deal...
Thanks for your response.
I figuered as much, but since I already was able to negoticate $150 of the original sales price, I did not want to ask for further cash rebate and I also wanted the Sales Advisor to feel good about any deal....
I have a noob question:
While I know that on paper the Toshiba is faster (5400RPMs and 16MB Cache), what will I gain by getting this HD shiped to me to replace the Hitachi one? In other words, will I (a fairly average user) notice any...