Is the Dell Inspiron Mini good?

Is the Dell Inspiron Mini good?

Bottom Line. The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 is a great netbook, especially if you want a high resolution, a large amount of storage space and the convenience of an HDMI output. It’s let down by the poor digital TV software, slow performance and the awkward touchpad. We also liked the super cool lid artwork!

How do I restore my Dell mini laptop?

To perform a PC Restore, turn on the computer. During the boot process, a blue bar with appears at the top of the screen. Immediately upon seeing the blue bar, press Ctrl + F11. If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, you will need to repeat the operation (restart your PC).

How do I restore my Dell netbook to factory settings?

First, from the Welcome screen, restart your laptop while holding down the Shift key. This easy combo allows you to access advanced boot menu options. Once the menu comes on, select “Troubleshoot” and click on “Reset this PC.” Here you will erase all data, including the forgotten password, and reinstall Windows 8.

What is mini10?

Dell’s latest addition to its Mini range of netbooks is the Mini 10, a 10.1-inch screen unit that naturally sits in between the original Mini 9 and the larger Mini 12.

When did the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 come out?

February 26, 2009
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1010) It began shipping on February 26, 2009 with a base price of US$399. It has the Intel Atom Z520 and Z530 processor configurations.

How do I reformat my Dell netbook?

Be sure you have backed up your files before beginning this task.

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Reset this PC (System Setting).
  3. Under Advanced Startup, select Restart now.
  4. At the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot.
  5. Select Factory Image Restore.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the reset process.

Is the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 the perfect netbook for You?

While most vendors offer them as one-size-fits-all solutions (or with only very minor options, such as color and hard drive), the Inspiron Mini 10 has plenty of ways it can become the perfect Netbook for you. High-end extras including a higher-resolution screen and HDMI output; very configurable, for a Netbook, including optional mobile broadband.

What kind of processor does the Dell Mini 10v have?

Like most of the Netbooks we’ve reviewed, the Dell Mini 10v uses the 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 processor (although one interesting exception is the non-v version of the Mini 10, which uses the Atom’s Z530 alternative).

Which modems are available for the Dell Mini 10?

Both AT and Verizon mobile broadband modems are available for $125. Unlike most of the Netbooks we’ve reviewed, the Dell Mini 10 uses the Z530 version of Intel’s Atom CPU, instead of the typical N270 version.

How long does the Dell Inspiron Mini 10v battery last?

The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v ran for 5 hours and 45 minutes on our video playback battery drain test, using the included 6-cell battery. That’s very impressive, even for a low-power Netbook. However, the battery is especially bulky and sticks out from the bottom of the system, raising up the rear end.