The Aspire Cloudbook had both Inspirons handily beat with a time of 13:59. Dell supports the Inspiron 15 with a limited one-year warranty. Thanks to these generational improvements and overall solid design, the Inspiron 15 3000 Series 3558 is our new Editors' Choice for budget desktop-replacement laptops. Secondly, why can't someone at dell look this up for me? For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The display is supported by two hinges set on each end of the laptop, so pushing down at all in the middle easily bends the screen inward. The 14-inch falls on the opposite end, measuring 0. It's not real fast takes a little while to boot up.
I have the service tag, the order number, the express service number, my customer number, the invoice number. The tech who replaced my hard drive said hat I should look at the tag on the bottom of my computer for the product key number. For more details, please click here: If you still cannot locate your Service Tag, you can use the System Profiler tool to automatically find your Service Tag. If that does appeal to you, the Inspiron 17 5000 Series and Cloudbook couldn't crack 10fps, so you'll have more luck with this system. For these reasons, the Dell Inspiron 15 3558 is our new Editors' Choice budget desktop-replacement laptop.
It's got everything I needed to surf the Internet check my emails. All I wanted was a very inexpensive laptop that I didn't care if my son got on it and tore it up. The service tag number is the serial number. The touch screen is also sharp for an inexpensive system, and the laptop is more portable than the chunkier. I see several numbers on the tag under my computer, including the model and reference numbers and the express service code number, but none of these numbers have 25 characters.
That's a lot longer than the Inspiron 17's time of 5:20, which is shorter due mainly to its larger, higher-resolution and thus more power-hungry screen. After I dropped my dell inspiron 1545 laptop I had the hard drive replaced and the tech re-installed Windows 7 from his copy of the software, since my software had been destroyed in a house fire. The screen is sharp and wider viewing angles are okay, though it is quite reflective. I have tried unsucessfully to get this information for insurance purposes. The laptop integrates Bluetooth 4. Now I keep getting a prompt that says that my copy of window is counterfeit. It's no slim, super-light ultraportable, but if you're shopping in this category, that's not your chief concern.
There is, however, a lot of flex on bottom of the lid when it's open. A lot of flex in the lid when open. The lid and keyboard deck are covered in a dotted textured plastic that doesn't scream high-end and I don't personally like much, but I do think it's preferable to an entire body of cheap, shiny plastic. Note: if you purchased the system used or other than from Dell, it''s not uncommon for the service tag number to be missing -- in that case, contact the seller of the system for information. He spends entirely too much time on Twitter find him M. As a whole, build quality is fairly strong, particularly the responsive touchpad and keyboard, and the body itself is good.
You could turn down the settings on some less-demanding games to get playable frame rates, but that's about the best you can hope for. On my daughters Inspiron 1318, where is the serial number hidden? The flimsiness is worth noting. The Inspiron 17 5000 Series resolution is higher at 1,600 by 900, so though it's also short of 1080p, the picture quality is a little sharper and there's more room to work with, but the 15 inches here should suffice for most users. The Service Tag and the Serial Number are one and the same. It also performed better than the competition on multimedia tests, shaving whole minutes off of the Photoshop and Handbrake tests in comparison. I bet the sales channel systems aren't down.
Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. You shouldn't be applying pressure there often, really, but I managed it a few times while carrying the laptop around. Microsoft help says that this is a 25 character number. The Inspiron 17 5000 Series Non-Touch is a bulkier 17-inch laptop that measures 1. Did you look at the bottom of the laptop? She has it away at college and can't seem to find it on the back. As I experienced during anecdotal testing, these results mean it can handle day-to-day tasks without causing you frustration.
Instead, only the edges of the laptop feature a glossy finish, which strikes me as a smart choice that gives the budget system a sharper look. On the last call, I was told the customer service center systems were going through maintance. If not, please contact Dell about it. Performance with 3D was okay for the category, but the Heaven and Valley gaming tests returned 17 frames per second fps at best on medium quality settings, while 30fps is considered smooth. Performance Equipped with a 2. It shows on the setup screen F2 at powerup and is also printed on a label on the bottom of the system or inside the battery compartment. Design and Features The Inspiron 15 3558 is a basic-looking black plastic laptop, with few design choices that many shoppers could find objectionable.
You're getting a smaller screen, but that's really the only downside, and increased portability may be preferable to some. When I went of the internet to attempt to resolve the problem I found out that I apparently need a product key number. . To do so, simply click the link below, and if you consent to the terms and conditions of the Dell Software Licensing agreement, select Yes, I do agree to automatically find your Service Tag:. This is better than the Inspiron 17 5000 Series 2,097 and the Aspire One Cloudbook 14 1,561. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.