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DELL inspiron 5100 Satisfaction Reviews

Average Satisfaction
 
  2.82 out of 4

Percent Freezing
32%

Percent Slow
70%
Make
DELL
Model
inspiron 5100
PC Type
Portable
Total Votes: 1517
5%
 
21%
 
60%
 
14%
 


Date Comments Satisfaction
11/28/2012 6:48:28 PM This PC has served me well. It got me through graduate school and then some! It's tired and needs a little kick!
 
  4.00 out of 4
2/3/2011 9:22:10 PM ok
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/16/2011 1:33:30 PM j
 
  4.00 out of 4
5/20/2010 10:37:13 AM ??!
 
  4.00 out of 4
3/24/2010 7:52:50 AM very good
 
  4.00 out of 4
2/25/2010 4:43:08 PM Has all the speed and memory required for what I use it for.
 
  4.00 out of 4
3/19/2010 4:42:29 PM I get a lot of program not responding messages
 
  4.00 out of 4
11/5/2009 6:20:01 PM It is only slow, once in a while a lock up but not regularly
 
  4.00 out of 4
11/12/2009 2:32:48 PM I have been using it for 6 or 7 years and it goes everywhere with me...
 
  4.00 out of 4
9/16/2009 4:09:40 PM All in all very satisfied
 
  4.00 out of 4
4/21/2010 2:12:31 PM this dell laptophas troubles starting up keeps shutting down on start ups
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/27/2010 8:44:23 PM my wireless keeps kicking onand off lately, and I need to probably upgrade to a bigger disc and more memory - this computer is 7 years old already.
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/17/2009 4:45:06 AM I've been somewhat satisfied with this p.c. only that my computer skills are some what less to be desired
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/29/2010 4:37:26 PM great computer
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/2/2010 7:56:49 PM I'm satisfied with this pc, as it does what i need it for. But would like something better.
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/10/2010 7:39:57 PM runs hot
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/16/2010 6:37:11 PM need more memory. running 256 currently, but need 512 or higher. At least 1 GB
 
  3.00 out of 4
10/6/2011 1:10:20 PM i still need to check, after i check it i can respond to your question...
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/13/2010 10:06:59 PM Have only had to replace one hard drive, a keyboard and up grade my memory so far.....
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/21/2010 9:22:24 AM won't know until I run it
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/20/2011 10:25:37 PM Test for geekstogo
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/24/2010 8:30:58 PM Has some issues, but usually easily fixable Needs a bigger hard drive (30GB) The dvd/cd-rom recently quit on me.
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/23/2012 12:53:17 PM slow and will not complete a downlow by freztng.
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/8/2010 9:44:25 PM just started using
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/16/2010 4:05:08 AM its ok
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/27/2010 9:54:00 PM IT GETS HOT REALLY FAST ESPECIALLY WHEN I'M PLAYING GAMES.
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/7/2010 12:54:25 AM it gets slow at times but ya'll always help me out
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/12/2010 4:54:53 PM It's old and a bit slow, but does what I need it to. But it does lock up rarely.
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/23/2010 11:24:05 PM purchased used and has had many issues such as "blue screen of death" and locking up.
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/23/2010 6:55:12 PM This computer is a used computer. It runs well with the exception of playing movies and video over the internet.
 
  3.00 out of 4
4/4/2013 6:05:39 PM I can't tell yet as the scan just finushed.I'll say Satisfied until I try it.
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/2/2010 3:45:52 PM SHARON GAVE THIS COMPUTER AS A GIFT SHE PURCHASED A NEW ONE WE DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT SINCE WE JUST RECIEVED IT WE PROBABLY COULD USE SOME INFORMATION ON IT BUT DO NOT KNOW HOW TO ACQUIRE IT WE CANNOT REALLY ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS JUST YET SINCE WE ARE JUST TRYING TO REALLY GET INTO IT
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/24/2010 6:59:52 PM it's paid for---not what I want, but cna't afford that bought 2nd hand
 
  3.00 out of 4
10/21/2010 2:39:37 PM
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/6/2011 3:18:12 PM It is my first one so I have nothing to compare to
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/26/2012 3:44:28 PM locks up whenever I accidentally hit the Alt or Ctrl buttons located just to the right of the space bar. purchased used in 2009
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/1/2012 4:12:18 PM It's old and slow, but it still runs. Hope this will keep it going for a while longer.
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/14/2010 8:17:05 PM Though it is 32-bit architecture and could have faster clock speed it serves me well for what I use it for.
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/15/2011 6:10:29 PM This is my lapotop for use while traveling. It is slow but does to job for travel connectivity.
 
  3.00 out of 4
2/21/2011 8:40:11 PM it needs a new dvd drive and upgrade to 1 gig of memory along with larger hard drive
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/4/2011 3:35:27 PM virtual memory issues. just not enough
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/23/2011 4:53:59 PM i have not seen any changes since i downloaded progran
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/15/2014 10:45:24 AM it's 11 years old. have a number of programs on this (XP machine) which won't run on newer machines.Expetected limited internet access, mostly on a 2ndary basis through disc/file exchanges
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/23/2013 9:09:44 AM a little too expensive
 
  3.00 out of 4
4/6/2011 6:35:46 PM RAM is inadequate.
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/31/2010 11:36:09 PM Internet Explorer very slow. Don't think its the ISP.
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/23/2009 12:09:43 AM I have a problem with Firefox still running after I close it.
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/17/2009 7:22:17 PM it's old and so am I.
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/21/2009 12:51:12 PM The cd/dvd player does not play cds.
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/29/2009 9:31:52 PM Not enough memory and onboard video, but options are limited as it is a laptop.
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/11/2009 5:10:28 PM Wish it had bigger memory
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/30/2009 7:15:07 PM other problems
 
  3.00 out of 4
3/4/2009 10:08:17 PM my cd/dvd drive doesn't read or play cd's
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/28/2009 11:12:48 AM never given any problems, however now running very slow.
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/11/2016 10:30:20 PM runs to slow
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/30/2016 11:07:36 AM It is very old and needs to be uipgraded but I cannot afford it right now.
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/7/2015 5:21:11 PM Slow, Old, and heavy.
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/13/2014 4:02:52 PM tHAT IS WHY i AM running your software.
 
  2.00 out of 4
5/17/2009 1:49:59 AM I think there is a virus. OS very slow, RAM is being used up al the time.
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/22/2009 8:12:56 AM was a free used gift to me.
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/13/2010 10:40:16 PM Not sure when the computer was purchased new. I bought it used, about 3 years ago from original owner who purchased it directly from Dell.
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/6/2009 9:29:18 PM It overheats at times. It is very slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/23/2009 9:28:06 PM too slow and needs to reboot all the time.. crashes
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/21/2010 8:25:23 PM It is great for about a day after running PCMatic. Then it gets really slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/6/2011 5:02:35 AM Computer overheats and shuts down.
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/15/2011 10:26:31 AM very slow
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/26/2012 9:51:01 PM Always have to run a scan tthan resart it usually takes about 1/2 hr sucks my mac is 123 beautiful!!!
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/25/2012 1:35:13 PM Runs very slowly.
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/7/2013 12:09:29 AM do'nt know yet
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/11/2013 2:30:40 PM very slow
 
  2.00 out of 4
5/18/2013 6:19:06 PM Runs too slow. Slow on Internet
 
  2.00 out of 4
3/30/2011 12:19:05 AM TOO SLOW, TO MANY POP UPS, AND I NEED ALL OF THE COMPUTER TO BE IN ENGLISH SOME OF THE PROGRAMMING IS IN FRENCH ALSO IS A PROBLEM WITH ERROR IN THE REGISTRY I THINK it was called a runtime error
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/15/2011 5:51:38 AM Happy To Have It. Wish I Could Afford A New One.
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/15/2011 7:20:04 AM Its fine
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/9/2011 1:37:06 PM old computer used rarly
 
  2.00 out of 4
8/9/2011 2:22:07 PM last PC, going Mac when this one quit
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/15/2010 1:02:21 PM old computer
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/26/2010 5:39:51 PM Slow connections to the internet, to yahoo acct. & e-mails. Start up time is OK, but other functions slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
12/4/2010 3:10:35 PM i get the blue screen of death alot
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/30/2010 7:45:53 AM Have to defrag / clean the disk and run a registry cleaner multiple times per day if I'm using the machine
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/8/2010 11:13:23 AM slow response, especially when opening browser and web pages
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/14/2012 1:18:45 PM the computer does a error time expired in the middle of programs
 
  2.00 out of 4
8/12/2010 1:31:49 PM slow and I keep getting a "not responding" error
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/15/2010 1:33:44 PM Runs very slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/17/2011 11:41:37 AM Computer is too slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
8/6/2010 7:10:54 PM old
 
  2.00 out of 4
6/19/2010 12:27:06 AM slow prossing
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/29/2010 12:29:06 PM very slow bootup
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/7/2012 4:50:28 PM it is very slow
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/21/2012 6:46:29 PM Slow running, has had lots of problems, items needing repaired or replaced. We can't afford a new laptop, so have just tolerated the substandard performance. Very unsatisfied.
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/4/2012 11:41:39 AM Running slowly
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/14/2009 10:13:21 PM Has not been able to access Internet using WI-FI card
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/15/2010 1:52:14 PM too slow...viruses all up in it
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/3/2010 9:55:27 AM COMPUTER SHUT DOWN BATTERY PACK NOT CHARGING
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/2/2010 9:32:32 PM Slowing down as it gets older
 
  2.00 out of 4
3/27/2010 5:13:01 PM i would like it to run better
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/15/2010 7:38:46 PM Can't perform as fast as I need on Bejeweled Blitz (game)
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/25/2010 5:47:45 PM computer is slow frequently turns off
 
  2.00 out of 4
3/2/2010 2:11:57 PM Too old and slow
 
  2.00 out of 4
12/22/2009 8:40:32 PM I purchased this computer used, from a friend. I had a tech wipe the hard drive clean and re-install Windows because it was full of spyware. It ran OK for awhile but then started freezing.
 
  2.00 out of 4
12/31/2009 1:03:21 PM Old, needs updating, very slow.
 
  2.00 out of 4
8/8/2010 4:28:24 PM Most of the time it is fine and runs fairly fast considering its age. Just lately I have been getting the blue screen of death. How can I fix this?
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/21/2010 5:33:06 PM The local DSL is awful and has messed up my IP on DELL desktop and HP laptop. They can't or won't repair it!!
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/5/2009 6:31:35 AM I usually have many apps running at once and the biggest problem is that it can only hold 1GB of RAM. Often apps freeze for a while, which can be annoying. Also streaming video does not always play smoothly.
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/17/2010 7:56:48 AM This computer kicks me off of the internet when I try to go to websites such as facebook and myspace then when i do not go to those sites I am only able to stay on for anywhere from 3 min to 25 min max.
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/19/2009 1:23:38 PM I have been satisfied with how long this laptop has lasted...but it's recent slowness is maddening.
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/8/2009 1:17:37 AM computer keeps randomly shutting off
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/9/2009 10:02:05 PM Has not been able to access Internet using WI-FI card
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/19/2013 11:19:03 PM Refer to previous, if available.
 
  2.00 out of 4
10/1/2009 5:28:20 PM This computer was just purchased used. need to s for analysisrun test
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/15/2009 12:39:43 PM Laptop will not shutdown normally and is real slow.
 
  1.00 out of 4
3/9/2010 6:31:59 PM slow start up
 
  1.00 out of 4
4/9/2010 8:18:32 PM ??
 
  1.00 out of 4
10/31/2009 2:00:41 AM VERY SLOW
 
  1.00 out of 4
3/25/2010 1:57:38 PM Runs slow, unable to connect messages,
 
  1.00 out of 4
7/31/2010 11:08:59 AM workedgood after first repair, then in morning was running real slow again
 
  1.00 out of 4




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