Ports and Buttons On the left-side of the Inspiron m exists a headphone jack and microphone jack. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Inspiron, Latitude or Vostro. Heat The hard drive for the Inspiron m rests on the lower-left side of the notebook. The m has a clean look, not tons of flashing lights or ports here there and everywhere.

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Dell Inspiron m Ethernet Controller Problem – TechSpot Forums

I wish a pointing stick were the de-facto navigation control for all laptops. Let us know what you’ve done so far to retrieve the data from the crashed HD. The actual mouse buttons below the touchpad on the Inspiron m are a little clunky and loud when clicked, but no huge complaints, they work. If it’s the same Dell’s site I checked you checked, you would have found two different drivers for your integrated Ethernet card. Inspiron, Latitude or Vostro. The Inspiron m offers decent battery life, better than its close relative the Inspiron m that I only got 2-hours of life from per charge, but not as good as other thin-and-lights such as the ThinkPad T42 or Fujitsu Lifebook S series.

If you installed the right one it wouldn’t be listed as a question mark in the device manager.

I have reformatted my Inspiron m and have downloaded the drivers off the Dell Website and installed them in the following order:. I visited the Dell forums and found others had this exact same issue, people in the NotebookReview.


The overall look and ethernrt of the m is nice. Left-side view of Dell Inspiron m view larger image.

This should be 96 DPI. Dell Inspiron m Keyboard and Touchpad view larger image. If you did not, you can try installing them now – but if that doesn’t ethfrnet, go back, reformat and load those, and then load the other hardware drivers. The feedback of the keys is also not that good, it just feels kind of mushy as opposed to solid.

Alas, it is not.

The hinge that provides the swiveling for the LCD screen is so-so, when you open eell screen up it tends to wobble a little initially, so the hinge certainly could be constructed better. The bad boy don yamututhe noise de,l indication say the HD no dey gree spin again. The Inspiron m carries the typical grey and blue Dell color scheme. The Dell media bay is removable so you can upgrade and switch in and out your various options for this bay.

Oh my god, b4 i lefd d system it function properly but i loaded it wit xp window.

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Next to this are your modem and Ethernet ports. However, all was not perfect with the screen out of the box. No matter what drivers I try I cannot get the yellow exclamation mark to clear. The good news is that the m is very quiet, it sits on my desk quietly without making a peep.

Thank you very much for the info. A legacy parallel port and serial port exists for connecting older style devices, printers that were made a while ago used such ports for connecting to but these days most printers you buy will use a USB port.


The Inpsiron m is not as light as I expected it to be. Right-side view de,l Dell Inspiron m view larger image On the keyboard of the Inspiron m you have some nice built-in hardware buttons that control So overall you have a generous amount of ports on the m.

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We already know that the HD is gone, but we just wanna try and see if the data can be retrieved cause wen u shake the HD u hear some movin noise inside it, Man thats just about it, Thanks. Ports and Buttons On the left-side of etherrnet Inspiron m exists a headphone jack and microphone jack. The m, being a laptop designed for mobility and not multimedia entertainment, shuns having good speakers. This gives the disconcerting feeling that you might accidentally tear off a key.

If you do this same thing ethernft an IBM ThinkPad notebook then only the key you push goes in, every key feels individual.

Buy some decent headphones or external speakers to overcome this weakness.