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making a backup – Windows 8

September 23, 2013 Leave a comment

My asus has loads of crap on it and no disc to do a full custom install, they do it a different way these days

check this site out for full info, no point me writing it all out again HERE

Categories: Windows 8

Windows 8 – make it smoother tips

September 6, 2013 Leave a comment

1st tip is get the dam password pop up removed – use the run icon and type netplwiz and select user and untick above enter password jod done 

2nd tip:

Categories: Asus, Vivobook, Windows 8

13.3″ could be the future

September 4, 2013 1 comment

splashed the cash on a 13.3″ to replace the tiring dell 15.6 running LINUX weights a ton 3.1kg so the new ASUS at 1.75kg should be all good

spec here

Asus VivoBook S300CA-C1060H Specifications

Processor Intel® Core™ i3-2365M Dual Core (1.4GHz, Intel Sandy Bridge Architecture, 3MB Cache)
Screen 13.3″ (ASUS Color-Shine, 1366×768 HD, LED Backlit)
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
RAM 4GB (DDR3) RAM
Hard Drive 500GB
Optical Drive None – Designed to be thin + light
Graphics Integrated (Intel HD Graphics 3000)
Wireless LAN Wireless (802.11b/g/n Wireless)
Network Card 10/100/1000 Gigabit Fast Ethernet
Integrated Webcam Integrated Webcam with Microphone
USB Ports 2x USB 2.0 ports, 1x USB 3.0 Port
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Speakers Integrated Sound System
VGA Port 1 External VGA Port
Kensington Lock Kensington lock slot
Charge Time 2.5 Hours
HDMI 1x HDMI Port
Warranty ASUS 12 Month UK Collect & Return Warranty (View More Information)
Battery Life 5-6 Hours (Upto 5 Hour Battery Life)
Weight 1-2 Kg (This Model 1.75 Kg)
Product Type Notebook
Keyboard Type Laptop Keyboard

£429 not cheap but decent enough spec with TOUCH SCREEN and no DVD drive who uses them any more ?? and were back on windows again this time 8. not quiet the netbook I was thinking about

Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)