My daughter recently acquired an Alienware brand laptop for use in her job. It’s not the typical piece of hardware someone in her position would use. But as she works in law enforcement, it is not uncommon to use equipment that was seized as part of a criminal investigation. It’s a nice, fast machine with a quad-core processor, 6 GB of RAM, and it’s sturdy and durable.
The hard drive on this computer had been re-formatted, and a fresh copy of Windows 7 was installed. My daughter asked me for help getting her WiFi connection set up (she was 600 miles away at the time), and since I didn’t have physical access to the machine I could only offer a few suggestions over the phone. Unfortunately, she was unable to get the network connection she needed. Read more