It came out of the box with no defects no stuck or dead pixels. In real world testing I managed to get almost four hours from the battery while surfing and writing an article. Do you already have an account? Right side view view large image. This is subjective unfortunately, but I think if you saw the performance of the TM with the three tested memory configurations you would notice the difference too. But the amount of computing power available today far exceeds the needs of the average user.

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I am quite fussy about keyboards and the TM did not let me down. Acer Aspire 7 freeridingDec 27, at 8: One trend that we are starting to see is that only the biggest manufacturers can really compete at the lowest end of the price travelmaet.

The right and left mouse buttons are very light weight and feel as if they might be the first item on this notebook to wear out. Gravelmate on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.

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Last edited by a moderator: This is a small sized wide-screen business notebook targeted at companies that do not need or can not afford to outfit their trxvelmate with the latest ThinkPad or Latitude. How many cd should i get? Log in or Sign up.


Because of the similarities between the Aspire N WXMi-Linux and the TM I am actually going to test this notebook with a current Linux distribution Ubuntu to gauge the viability of that operating system for the average user. When you first start the Xcer you are prompted to create backups. Navigating a Windows network is no problem at all. There is a Bluetooth button on the TM but this feature is not implemented. A truly usable notebook with a great look and feel, good components in the form of Centrino and some nice value added software and hardware features that are unique to Acer.

Right side view view large image. Click the networking icon in the Windows 7 notification area to see a list of available networks. Western Digital has succeeded in making a quiet drive, but I did not have the guts to test the durability claims. Looking at Acer AG but open to ideas gmoggNov 29,in forum: The system had connected to one of the numerous un-protected WiFi networks in my neighborhood automatically.

Here is what I travrlmate able to squeeze from PCMark Fan noise is no problem when running on AC power you will hear a soft fan blast when the unit powers onand the TM quiet and cool when running from battery.

TravelMate Specs view large image. However, unlike most laptops, the Acer Aspire uses a physical button or switch to toggle the adapter on or off.


Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Also, you are prompted to create your restore disks.

On the positive side, you get excellent value. Every once in a while I seem to have this same problem with Battery Eater. Acer has equipped the TM with a lovely Between auto updates and Norton’s software updates the restarted about six times. Sure, there are some sacrifices here no doubt about it. Battery view large image In real world testing I managed to get almost four hours from the battery while surfing and writing an article.

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It has been a couple of years since I gave Linux a go, and I must say that the wirelese made by the legion of volunteer programmers around the world who work on Linux are immediately apparent.

Although inexpensive, the screen looks really good. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 248 over the phone in a minute or two. Discussion in ‘ Notebook News and Reviews ‘ started by lewdvigAug 7, Left side view view large image.