Additionally, Windows Vista Home Premium helps you quickly find and organize large collections of documents, pictures, movies, videos, and music. Battery life is on par with the six-cell lithium ion battery that comes with this laptop. If you have turned on the wireless network switch and then used a function key to disable one of the functions, the option selected remains until the wireless network switch is turned on and the function key is once again used to change the setting. Memory card reader Insert a memory card from a digital camera, MP3 player, PDA, or cellular telephone into the memory card reader. I applaud Gateway for giving me a choice of having a bloated or clean install. Plug the AC adapter cable into this connector. In my research of the Turion 64 X2 vs.

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I have found that I am able to play older games at standard resolutions such as Star Wars Empire at War with minimal problems.

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I have recommended this laptop on more than one occasion taking into consideration what the user would be doing with it. This is one thing that I really like because the ports that I will tend to use the most are all readily available when I need them.

This battery was shipped partially charged. Many broadband Internet connections, such as cable modems and DSL modems, connect to the Ethernet jack. Windows Vista Home Premium is the edition that delivers more ease of use, security, and entertainment to your PC at home and on the go. When I got this computer I was expecting a nice speed boost with 1GB of RAM, twice the processor, and seven times the hard drive space as my last notebook.


There is also no backlighting and the color replication is very good for an LCD. If I were heavy into photo editing, video editing or gaming then I would most definitely go with 15.4-knch Core 2 Duo. Plug USB devices such as a floppy disk drive, flash drive, printer, scanner, camera, keyboard, or mouse into these ports.

Using an ExpressCard E. You can push in the top center of the laptop with one finger and it seems to flex a little more than I would like. Three – USB 2. The amount of bloatware pre-installed ftt this laptop is what displeased me the most. USB ports support plug-and-play and hot swapping, which means that your computer usually recognizes such a device whenever you plug it into the appropriate port.

For multitasking the TL performs exceptionally well. After doing this, you can disconnect and reconnect the device at any time.

There are new features that make it easier to transfer all of your data and settings from your old PC to your new one and technology that helps keep your system running quickly and reliably over time. The fan wdga located on the left side along with the DVD burner. You can use the computer’s Ethernet jack for more than just networking.

This microphone is only available on tff with the optional webcam. In my research of the Turion 64 X2 vs. Even with the settings on the lowest possible the integrated card had trouble rendering semi complex scenes. I researched the Turion 64 X2 vs. This is the only real downside I have found in the few months of using this laptop.


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I went to a local retailer right after I got my tax refund utlrabrighttm and they had this notebook for sale. Heat and noise is minimal.

Slide the battery lock to the locked position when the battery is installed. Laptops are well known for getting very warm inside and hopefully this will extend the life of my laptop. Insert a memory card from a digital camera, MP3 player, PDA, or cellular telephone into the memory card reader. The power button and the status indicators are all uultrabrighttm LED which happens to be my favorite color.

I had it for almost five years and it ran like a champ and I never had to send it in for service or warranty repair. The built-in speakers are turned off when headphones are plugged ultrabirghttm this jack. Plug a modem cable into this jack. The display build quality leaves a little to be desired.