Tag Archive: bios

Jan 02 2012

Spontaneous Security

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Over the holiday weekend, I experienced the ultimate computer security mechanism: “Spontaneous Security” I was using my new Dell Latitude E6420 to do some network reconfiguration when the machine started acting weird with regard to the network. Since this machine runs Windows 7, I decided to just reboot it to clear the network configuration. After …

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Oct 04 2009

Activate AHCI in Win 7

Last week I decided to start playing around with Windows 7 on my laptop … just to see how it’s going to work. Luckily I have a spare SATA hard drive, so there was no risk that I would damage anything permanently.   If the Windows 7 install went bad, I could simply switch back …

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Jul 23 2009

Dell Latitude E6400 Sales & Support

Note: Although my sales & support experience with the machine were generally positive, my experiences with the machine itself were not.  I have since sent it back to Dell. I just had some really good customer support experiences with Dell.  I know, some of you are going to think this is impossible, but it really …

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