RE: "always read and follow the instructions"

Subject: RE: "always read and follow the instructions"
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 11:24:04 -0400

You don't upgrade Dells; you buy a new one and throw away the old.

(Of course, my employer bought me a Dell that couldn't quite cut tech
writing, so I upgraded the RAM to a max of 2GB, upgraded to a second
monitor, which required adding a video card, which required replacing
the power supply. I don't get out of memory errors any more and CS3
software runs better, now. However, I do recommend buying the right PC
for the job up-front, because while the upgrades weren't too expensive,
it was a pain to find what I needed for *Dell* and the upgradeability of
this Dell Optiplex seems not well sorted.)



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Behalf Of McLauchlan, Kevin
Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 11:18 AM
Here at the office, I received a new DELL computer with monitor,
keyboard, etc. a few weeks ago.

Accompanying the components were a couple of copies of a not-so-slim
paperback novel entitled "Dell Computers and Monitors Product
Information Guide"


There wasn't even anything showing how to open the case or the baby-step
instructions on how to install expansion cards, memory upgrades, etc.
It's no wonder that people don't RTFM.

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