[access-uk] Re: Dell netbook 9
- From: "G. McFarlane" <gmcf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 02:34:02 +0100
Hi David I have one and in general it's fine - jaws works on it.I loaded it up with quite a bit of stuff and so it can take over a minute to get Jaws speaking on bootup but if it's to be used for basics, emails, surfing, watching and listening to streamed audio and video, then it's fairly good and reliable. As you'll have noticed the keys are quite tightly packed to get the smallness of the netbook. I have got used to this although I don't think a netbook could get much smaller for touch typing. It's small and light - that's why I bought it - the Samsung NC10 is probably more comfortable to use but it's a bit bigger. You do lose function keys and have to get used to key combinations to make them work, except F11 and F12 which aren't there.
You might find the solid state disk 8GB or 16GB limiting for installing programs. Most people will have 6 or 7 gb of basic programs which they use most. The machine copes with this. If you need more then you can install to an SD card - 16gb SD cards are quite cheap and very usable for this. Also external harddrives work well for data.
If I can help in any other way let me know. If you're wanting a netbook and not a laptop with higher processor speed then this will do well. For most uses it's not too sluggish. If however you're wanting speed and to do number crunching with audio and video editing then you are much better served with a laptop or desktop with much higher processor speeds.
Gordon McFarlane----- Original Message ----- From: "David W Wood" <g3yxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Has anyone had any experience of this beastie? I have been offered one for £200 new - seems too good to be true, but need to know if JFW will work on it - any other comments welcomed. David W Wood GUILDFORD PHYSIOTHERAPY AND SPORTS CLINIC MATTHEWS HOUSE 85 EPSOM ROAD GUILDFORD SURREY GU1 3PA T: 01483 575876 (APPOINTMENTS) 302691 (ALL OTHER INQUIRIES/FAX) E: reception@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx W: http://www.guildfordphysio.net ____________________ DISCLAIMER The information contained in this e-mail is strictly confidential and isintended solely for the individual/s to whom it is addressed. If you are notthe intended recipient or have received this e-mail in error please delete it immediately. Any disclosure including but not withstanding reading copying or distribution of all or part of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Although this email and any attachments are believed to be free of any virus or any other defect whichmight affect any computer or system on which they are received and/or opened it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that they are virus free and no responsibility is accepted by The Guildford Physiotherapy and SportsClinic for any loss or damage arising in any way from receipt or use thereof. Any opinions or advice contained in this email are not necessarily those of The Guildford Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic or any individual or individuals working or acting on its behalf. Any prices shown are in pounds sterling and include VAT. Delivery and Expense charges are excluded unless otherwise stated. -- I am using the free version of SPAMfighter. We are a community of 6 million users fighting spam. SPAMfighter has removed 524 of my spam emails to date. Get the free SPAMfighter here: http://www.spamfighter.com/len The Professional version does not have this message ** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:- ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe] ** If this link doesn't work then send a message to: ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ** and in the Subject line type ** unsubscribe ** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the ** immediately-following link:- ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq] ** or send a message, to ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq
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