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this is my real first shot at vista... i played around with it a little when they had the RC1 release... but didn't do much with it...

What kind of crap do i need to can from vista? link?
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Originally Posted by JoBlo69 View Post
this is my real first shot at vista... i played around with it a little when they had the RC1 release... but didn't do much with it...

What kind of crap do i need to can from vista? link?
This is the guide I followed for tweaking Vista.
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post #13 of 15
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i ran the artifact tool in ATItool, and about 1 minute into the test, i got thousands of little yellow pixles everywhere...

My guess is that i have a bad card?
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post #14 of 15
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I'm not trying to say Alienware is a bad company, but from a past experience with a friend, I can say he definately wasnt happy (and I wouldnt buy from them). He paid $3,500.00 for his laptop in May 2006 and had it running for 30 min before it stopped booting. He called their customer support from our deployed location (Air Force base) and was on the phone with them while they talked him through removing his keyboard and hard drive to get to the video card. They had him pull off the HS and fan and reseat it. After that didnt work he was really upset. He asked for a refund and was told he would have to pay a 15% restocking fee.

Good luck.
Yeah to be honest, I think Alienware blows. I've read a lot of complaints about laptop failure and bad service from various website. You'd think that you would get what you paid for with the best service if you paying a premium for a notebook.
post #15 of 15
first of all get rid of all the bloatware.....kill all the processes you dont want running....if you have Norton Antispyware get rid if it and get something like AVG. You need to free up that CPU...
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