I'm pretty sure no one makes a UXGA 12" screen. The only ones I have seen are XGA (1024*768). I also wouldn't expect much in the way of a video card. Most have integrated video or an older chipset (rad7500 or so), the only...
A crossover cable would be labelled MDI-X whereas a regular cable would be simply MDI. Cat-5 is the grade (quality) of the cable.
If you have no connection light, my first guess would be a dead cable. Try with a different cable. ...
2 quick questions about this model:
1. Aopen's site says the 1557G has (The typo on Radeon is them, not me)
"Graphics ATI M10 Radion 9600 (AGP 8x, Support DirectX9)
Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology"
Does the video...
Aspire 1700 Intel® Pentium® 4 2.26-3.06 GHz
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home or Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional preloaded
15.0" XGA TFT or 17.0" SXGA TFT
CD-ROM, DVD-ROM or DVD/CD-RW combo drive...