December 8, 2008 at 7:16 pm #159895PanManMember
Firstly a big wave to you all and what a cracking forum, just been spending some time browsing through the various posts.
Became the proud owner of my NC10 just over a week ago for Â£293 from Staples (well thats what it scanned through as although it was on the shelf at Â£299).
I can only reiterate the comments others have made regarding this smashing bit of kit 🙂
Yes its a black fingerprint magnet
It looks very posh
it runs like a dream
its not overburdened with bloatware out of the box (Macrappy went first boot!)
love the screen
love the keyboard
never been a big fan of touchpads so Ill pass on that (alsways preffered the more tactile feel of the nipples as found on old IBMs)
battery life is amazing
anyhows back to the main topic of conversation.
Fully agree with the comments made in this thread about making a note of the product key info.
For some time now I’ve used Magical Jelly Bean to recover Product key info where the original has been (for lack of a better word) mislaid.
Imagine my surprise to find the Product key that has been used to install on my Sammy doesn’t match the info on the label, wonder how many more mismatches there are out there?December 8, 2008 at 7:39 pm #174366adatay92Member
Explanation from the Magical Jelly Bean FAQ’s…Quote:If you purchased your PC with Windows already installed from a large manufacturer such as Dell or HP, it’s likely that Windows was installed using an OEM key instead of the actual key for your PC. This saves them (and you) money because it’s much more efficient for these large companies to install Windows once and then clone the drive.
P.S Welcome to the site PanManDecember 8, 2008 at 7:48 pm #174368PanManMember
/me slaps forehead
ah well at least I can use MJB to keep it tidy and make it match 🙂
double doh , MJB cant but Microsoft do provide a tool for changing it easilyDecember 8, 2008 at 8:29 pm #174364TheRingMember
this was the same on my samsung r700. i hate preinstalled rubbish on laptops and i used my original vista home premium oem disc and typed the code that was on the laptop sticker all registered and activated lovely, the actuall oem version they installed is licensed with a mass key thus the differenceDecember 8, 2008 at 10:45 pm #174367SmeedMember
Can I recover the key, use it again and again on my NC10 and keep the key on the underside for other things?December 8, 2008 at 11:19 pm #174365hefMember
you can change the key in registry really easily.
oh, and, lol, you said nipples.
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