[kwlug-disc] thanks to all who replied -- the new netbook was purchased

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Mon Jun 29 13:44:34 EDT 2009


kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 06/29/2009 01:33:47 PM:
>   took the lady in question out on saturday to future shop -- not
> being a geek, she immediately gravitated towards the netbook that
> appealed to her aesthetically, the bright red one:
> 
> http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/proddetail.asp?
> logon=&langid=EN&sku_id=0665000FS10119940&catid=28357
> 
>   perfectly respectable, 1G RAM, 160G HD, windows xp home, and it was
> the only one like that left so she took the demo off the shelf and got
> a 15% demo discount.  all in all, success, and i immediately loaded it
> up with openoffice.
> 
>   personally, i don't think i'd get another system without HDMI
> anymore, but that's just me.

That's a 3 cell battery model. That's one compromise to pay for XP.

What is she doing for AV and anti spyware? Has she bit that bullet yet or 
playing Russian roulette?



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