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5.0 out of 5 stars Just great, 8 Sept. 2008
This review is from: Acer Aspire One A150-Bb Netbook, Windows XP Home, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 120GB HD (Sapphire Blue) (Electronics)
I bought the little machine to store and manage photographs (using PhotoShop album) when on holiday, so opted for the 120Gb XP version. Was immediately impressed by the small size, low weight and bright screen. Unsurprisingly, there is no CD/DVD drive, but XP contains the necessary drivers for external devices, so no problem (I use a Sony USB CD/DVD reader/writer). Software loads easily and runs surprisingly quickly. Not ideal for internet use because of the small screen size and lack of modem (but can use a USB modem for dial-up access), but otherwise, just great. PhotoShop Album works perfectly and files are readily exchangeable with bigger PCs.

PS - Since writing this review I've upgraded to Broadband (so the lack of an internal modem is now irrelevant). Absolutely no problems in doing this, works very well. (The screen's still small, though).
Overall, I just love it. Amazing!!
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Initial post: 16 Sep 2008 16:11:13 BDT
Zee says:
I think you may have missed the point of these type of products being NETBOOKS and not notebooks...

These are meant for using the Internet out and about whilst not having to carry your heavy notebook from home..

That doesn't mean you can't use it for anything else but when Acer/Asus and even Dell released these products, it was purely for net use..
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