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May 19, 2010

Dell Latitude XT

Filed under: tech — Tags: , , — zproxy @ 7:49 am

Today I installed Windows 7 (build 7600) on my Dell Latitude XT.

Visual Studio

First I installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional from MSDN. When I went to activate it I was said

The key cannot be used to extend this product.

But it was still activated… What are the odds?


Multitouch manipulation actually works!

Get drivers here – N-trig DuoSense® Multi-Touch Package for Windows 7 for the Dell Latitude XT

Update: 2011/08/12: The device can no longer be found by the drivers?

No devices found
N-trig Troubleshooting
Diagnostics self test result code: Error code 0x51

USB Device Not recognized
N-trig hardware was not detected on your system.

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

External monitors

Additionally I was able to connect two external monitors to my Dell Latitude XT.

Does anyone know how I can keep the two external monitors DVi and VGA while still also using the touchscreen LCD display?


My issues currently:

  1. Touch input issues random clicks sometimes
  2. Touch input locks up sometimes
  3. CPU Clock Speed may be locked to 800 mHz instead of maximum 1200 mHZ. Heat/Fan problem?
  4. Biometric Coprocessor is not configurable

Here is a list of issues reported elsewhere:

Links to user reports of the Dell XT – N-Trig problem:

See also:


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