sorry for double post, but i really don't like hitting the edit button. and you posted 2 seconds before me.
can your computer even get into safe mode?
haha you disabled system restore... good job, it improves your speed, but bad because...
haha I was about to say that system restore doesn't kill your docs until woland mentioned it
if you are going the reformatting way, make sure you have backups of your documents/music/photos/whatever. once you reformat, there's no going...
Look on your laptop's Function keys. See if some of them are unlabeled. I have the CX7 duo, and for me, its Fn+F1 that turns off the fan controller, thus enabling it to run on max.
Not sure if some of your function keys are unlabeled...
the update worked. it bumped my super pi calculation of 2M digits from 1:43 to 1:07 :]
do it, but only if you have a clue at what you're doing. if you've never opened your registry before, have somebody else do it for you.
Go intel if you have a lot of media encoding to do, regardless if its video, photo, or audio, or even 3D, godforbid you do 3D on most laptops.
if its just a basic laptop to surf the web and check your email/blogs and whatnot, keep your...
haha and the hotfix isn't for everybody. although notebook review or whoever did it gave detailed instructions, if you dont feel confident with your operating system knowledge, then don't do it.
but for me, it helped.
superPI 2M used to...
I'm disappointed at how hypersonic wired their cables. Even I did a better job when I did it for my mom.
I'll upload pix if somebody requests for them, seeing as how I've been too lazy to write my review.
Like for their power supply, I...
I honestly don't think you'll get more battery life.
Conroe = more heat/power than Merom
SLI = 2 x power use.
but it is a sexy computer that is my new dream. *drools*
I wonder if they have a sort of tradein/upgrade program :]