Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th Jan 2009 21:39 UTC
Windows When we reviewed the Windows 7 beta, we did so on a standard desktop machine. However, the big thing in hardware right now is not the desktop, but the netbook segment. Since Microsoft claims that Windows 7 is geared towards netbooks, I decided to give the beta a go on my trusty Acer Aspire One. Read on for installation instructions if you don't own an external DVD drive, and a few very short first impressions.
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Er, nice to know
by quackalist on Mon 19th Jan 2009 00:30 UTC
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2007-08-27

Not sure of the point of this article as knowing how to install Windows 7 on the Aspire One, or Any Other Netbook is all very well, even if tedious.

But, is it worth the bother can hardly, and wasn't, be answered by using such a heavily modified 'Aspire 1' that has little relevance to any Netbook your readers might have to hand.

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RE: Er, nice to know
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 19th Jan 2009 00:34 in reply to "Er, nice to know "
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

My netbook is actually less powerful than the stock Windows variant due to the slow drive, so yes, it's relevant.

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RE[2]: Er, nice to know
by Glynser on Mon 19th Jan 2009 07:22 in reply to "RE: Er, nice to know "
Glynser Member since:
2007-11-29

I thought you replaced that as well?

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RE[2]: Er, nice to know
by spinnekopje on Mon 19th Jan 2009 07:48 in reply to "RE: Er, nice to know "
spinnekopje Member since:
2008-11-29

Your aspire has 1.5GB ram and the stock model with windows XP has 1GB available...
The size of HD doesn't matter that much if you already took one of 30GB.

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