Dell Inspiron 5100 has a sleek and compact design featuring 14” display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution and anti-glare. It is armored with Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz processor, ATI Mobility Radeon 7500, and the 266MHz DDR SDRAM is available from 128MB up to 1GB. For the operating system, it uses Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition and and Windows XP Professional (optional). On the storage sector, it provides 40 GB internal hard drive. The Inspiron 5100 also includes 85 keys keyboard and trackpad; CD-RW / DVD-ROM; 802.11b wireless; two USB 2.0 ports; stereo speakers; and 3.5 mm audio input.
This laptop has one unusual feature i.e.: dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) wireless antenna, which should optimize signal reception. It will support 802.11g technology. The included software: Corel WordPerfect Productivity Pack, Microsoft Works and Microsoft Office XP (Small Business or Professional). Third-party applications are also available including InterVideo’s WinDVD for DVD playback, and Roxio’s Easy CD Creator for CD burning.
Dimensions: 1.72 inches (h) x 10.8 inches (w) x 12.9 inches (d)
Weight: 7.35 pounds
Dell Inspiron 5100 Software Restore Procedures
The Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system provides System Restore to allow you to return your computer to an earlier operating state (without affecting data files) if changes to the hardware, software, or other system settings have left the computer in an undesirable operating state.
To restore your Dell inspiron 5100 do the followings:
- Click the Start button, point to All Programs→ Accessories→ System Tools, and then click System Restore.
- Ensure that Restore my computer to an earlier time is selected and click Next.
- Click a calendar date to which you want to restore your computer. The Select a Restore Point screen provides a calendar that allows you to see and select restore points. All calendar dates with available restore points appear in bold.
- Select a restore point and click Next. If a calendar date has only one restore point, then that restore point is automatically selected. If two or more restore points are available, click the restore point that you prefer.
- Click Next. The Restoration Complete screen appears after System Restore finishes collecting data and then the computer restarts.
- After the computer restarts, click OK. To change the restore point, you can either repeat the steps using a different restore
point, or you can undo the restoration.