Windows 7 RTM on the Samsung NC10

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Now Windows 7 has finally shipped I thought I’d update my series of posts on getting Windows 7 RTM (Release to Manufacture) up and running on the Samsung NC10. So here we go… How to get Windows 7 running on the NC10… After installing Windows 7 Enterprise and running Windows Update ...

Tom’s Hardware Compares Windows XP SP3 vs. Windows 7 RC on Netbooks

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Tom’s Hardware has a a reasonable article comparing performance if Windows 7 RC and Windows XP SP3 running on the Acer Aspire One D150. Windows 7 Versus XP: Which Belongs On Your Netbook? They conclude: At first glance, one might come away from our ...

Windows 7 RC on the Samsung NC10 Netbook Updated

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Update: New version of this for the final Windows 7 release is here! I’ve been making regular updates to my Windows 7 RC on the Samsung NC10 Netbook post. If you’ve put Windows 7 RC on your NC10 and have had problems or figured out workarounds post them in the comments ...

Windows 7 RC on the Samsung NC10 Netbook

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Update: New version of this for the final Windows 7 release is here! Here’s an update on my Windows 7 Beta on the Samsung NC10 Netbook post from January. I’ve installed the Windows 7 Ultimate RC on my NC10. I’ve only been running it for a few days but so far ...

Updated Links and the Rise of the Complexity Pig

Monday, March 30th, 2009

I updated the Building a Green Windows Home Server and Samsung NC10 Memory Upgrade posts to include links to the latest hardware on NewEgg. Some of the items were no longer available so I added alternatives. The Complexity Pig post has finally eclipsed the 100+ comment will never die Windows 7 on the Samsung ...

Windows 7 Beta on the Samsung NC10 Netbook Updated

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Update: New version of this for the final Windows 7 release is here! I’ve updated my post on Windows 7 on the Samsung NC10 Netbook to include links to the newer, better Samsung utilities and how to enable two finger scrolling. Couple of other posts worth reading that show off some of ...

Windows 7 Beta on the Samsung NC10 Netbook

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Update: New version of this for the final Windows 7 release is here! The Windows 7 Team just announced a public beta and I’ve been itching to give it a try. I thought I’d see just how netbook friendly the Windows team have made Windows 7 and if a typical netbook ...

Samsung NC10: Enabling Two Finger Scrolling

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

The Synaptics Touchpad on the Samsung NC10 supports two finger scrolling but the driver they ship doesn't enable this feature. Considering the touchpad is so small two finger scrolling sounds pretty attractive as it allows you to turn off the virtual scrollbars on the sides of the pad. Lucky for there's an ...

Samsung NC10 Sleeve Case

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

I needed a soft case for my Samsung NC10. After some searching I settled on the Caselogic PLS-9 Ultra Portable 7-10" Laptop Sleeve. Buying this sort of stuff is always pretty hit and miss but in this instance the sleeve fits perfectly. The pocket on the front is big enough ...

Switching Audio Input and Output With PowerShell

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Switching between different audio input and output devices on Windows XP is pretty straightforward. You can do this using the Control Panel > Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices > Sounds and Audio Devices tab (see right). It means opening this up and changing the appropriate dropdowns. I wanted to ...