So, I helped my friend pick out a dv8000 laptop (dv8300 CTO) and he received it today. I got my hands on it and removed the stupid restore partition and tried to boot from the Windows XP disk that he got with it to reinstall windows and it says that it does not detect a hard drive.
I have never seen the Windows XP setup say that it could not detect a hard drive when Windows boots fine from it. Very strange.
Anyone have any ideas? (I tried re-seating the hard...
I've noticed this problem in my 9300 recently. I was wondering if anyone else has noticed this now that this thread is a bit older and more people have had time to wear in their laptops.
It would be nice to find out a way to tighten it up.
Ok, the search is acting funny and I've spent the last hour looking through threads but there are loads of them about upgrading the 9300.
I just got a 6800 Ultra off of Ebay (would love the 7800 GTX, but don't have the dough right now)
I was wondering how much that will affect the Battery life (9-cell of course) and how much hotter my lappy will be?
I didn't even have to lie. I just told them the paint was wearing off and they sent me a new one. I think the replacement one is starting to wear off too, haha. Anyway, I'm thinking of doing a custom paint job.