Upgrading In Progress…..


Will be too busy backing up my files in preparation for my new laptop to blog. Hence there will either no updates or sporadic ones for a week or more. I have been resisting the urge to upgrade or even make the switch from a desktop for about 7 years but like they say…RESISTANCE IS FUTILE!

Anyhow I’ve already placed an order and so am anxiously waiting for it’s arrival! My very first laptop……*sighs* Hope I won’t be disappointed cos I wasn’t really willing to part with that sum of money. A desktop would have been relatively cheaper.

Here is what I got…..

Specs & Stuff

Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T9300
2.5GHz, 6MB Cache, 800 MHz FSB
Label (Single Code/Core 2 Duo & Intel Wireless)
Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium – with AERO experience
Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium 32 bit (English) DVD Media Included
15.4″ UltraSharp(TM) Widescreen WSXGA+ (1680×1050) TFT Display with TrueLife(TM)
Midnight Blue LCD display with Integrated 2.0 mega pixel web cam
4GB ( 2 X 2048MB ) 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM
320GB SATA Hard Drive
Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Combination Drive with dual layer write capabilities
Roxio Creator 10
256MB NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 8600M GT
Palmrest with Fingerprint Reader
Intel(R) 4965AGN Wireless-N Mini-Card
Dell(TM) Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module
1-year XPS Premier Service with 1-year CompleteCover
1 Year Priority PC User 24×7 Support (Round-The-Clock Technical Assistance)
Dell(TM) Bluetooth Travel Mouse
6-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery
Belkin Messenger Bag Fits up to 15.4″ Screen (Colour: Black/Red)
90W AC Adapter
Seagate FreeAgent Go 120GB 2.5-inch USB2.0 Mobile Hard Drive
Targus USB2.0 Mini 4-Port USB Hub – White
Microsoft(R) Works 9.0 (Does Not Include Microsoft(R) Office 2003/2007 Software)
Word Processor/Spreadsheet/Database/Calendar/Powerpoint viewer/Email Tools
McAfee(R) Security Center(TM) – 36 Months OEM
Integrated Stereo Sound
Free McAfee Security Center 24 Months
1 ExpressCard Slot, (DOES NOT SUPPORT PCMCIA CARDS)
Vista(R) HTML Guide Included
Dell(TM) Support Center
8-in-1 media card reader
Binder Kit
Integrated 10/100 Fast Ethernet
External USB modem (WW)
RJ-11 Modem cable (AP)
Dell(TM) MediaDirect
Approx. 2.0GB of HDD space will be allocated to Dell Media Direct.
Dell(TM) MediaDirect DVD Kit
Dell(TM) PC-Restore
Dell(TM) Travel Remote Control
Noise Isolation Ear Buds

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