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The Dell Inspirion 537s was stuck in power saver mode. I reset the battery, cleaned some of the hardware inside. It powered on and was working. It was in Korean and password protected so I Installed Manjaro Linux and it is running beautifully. The fan was super loud when running windows. After installing Linux it is so quiet. Researching a wireless adapter that is Linux compatible. Ultimate goal is to upgrade and set it up with maybe or to run a home server.

@lurquhart Modern Windows takes a lot from the hardware, and I don't quite know why :/

@person It sure does! Yeah I would love to know the answer to that.

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