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Advent Roma 2000 Laptop

Specification

CPUIntel Celeron C900 2.2Ghz
ChipsetIntel Cantiga GL40+ICH9M
Memory3GB DDR2 667MHz PC2-6400 SODIMM (2 memory slots. Max 4GB)
Hard Drive320GB
CD DriveTSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L633B
Screen15.6" Widescreen TFT (1366x768)
Video CardIntegrated Intel GL40 Graphics (32MB dedicated + up to 1291MB shared)
Webcam1.3 Megapixel
Sound CardRealtek ALC662 High Definition Audio
ModemNot installed
Network CardRealtek RTL8168D/8111D Gigabit
Realtek RTL8187SE Wireless LAN
Ports1x Microphone
1x Headphone
1x 5-in-1 Card Reader
1x VGA
1x LAN
3x USB 2.0
1x HDMI
1x ExpressCard /34
1x Kensington Lock
BatteryI40-4S2200-C1L3 (14.4v 2200mAh)
I40-4S2200-M1A2 (14.6v 2200mAh)
I40-4S2200-S1B1 (14.8v 2200mAh)
Dimensions43.27 x 260 x 369 (HxWxD in mm)
ColourBlack
Weight2.9kg
Made ByECS I50IL1

Adding RAM is the most cost effective way to boost your computer's performance.


Drivers

You can download the drivers from the Advent Computers website.

Replacement recovery discs can be ordered from the Advent Recovery Media site.

The Roma 2000 is basically a rebadged ECS I50IL1 (you should see I50IL1 printed on the underside of the laptop) so you can download the drivers, along with the user manual, from ECS's website. There is also a BIOS update available for the Roma 2000, you can download it from the Knowhow website


Function Keys

Fn+F1 - Enters Suspend Mode
Fn+F2 - Enters the Silent Mode
Fn+F3 - Mute/Unmute Audio
Fn+F4 - Changes Display Mode: LCD-only, CRT (or HDMI)-only, LCD&CRT (or HDMI)
Fn+F5 - Increase the speaker volume
Fn+F6 - Decrease speaker volume
Fn+F7 - Increase brightness
Fn+F8 - Decrease brightness
Fn+F9 - Enable/Disable the Touchpad
Fn+F10 - Enable/Disable the WLAN
Fn+F11 - Enable/Disable the CCD camera


Useful Links

Repairs and Spares

All official service and support is handled by Knowhow (basically "The Tech Guys" under a new name), their website is http://www.knowhow.com/. If you laptop is covered under warranty then you need to contact them for repairs.

There are also plenty of other companies that do repairs or supply spare parts, here is a selection -

TechnoMart - http://www.techno-mart.co.uk
Laptop Solutions UK - http://www.laptopsolutionsuk.co.uk
PartMaster (spare parts) - http://www.partmaster.co.uk