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Asus Eee PC 2GB White - A1 A1/EEEPC2GS-W001

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GRADE A1 - As New!

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Pc Pro recently said "The Eee PC defies all expectations, particularly for a device thats nominally aimed at children" and then gave on to give it 6 out of 6 stars when they reviewed it.

At this pricepoint we can`t think of a more perfect ultraportable, measuring just 225mm wide and 170mm deep,and weighing in at just 928g, you truly can take it anywhere with you.

Featuring a 7" screen it’s ideal for keeping in touch, emails and surfing the web. Play, relax, and entertain on the go with shock-proof designed chassis and a 3 Months warranty from Asus.

Please Note: All refurbished laptops come with a 3 Months warranty held with Laptops Direct.

  • Processor - Intel Celeron M
  • Hard Drive - 2 GB Solid State Drive
  • Operating System - Linux
  • Screen - 7" 800 x 480 ( WVGA )
  • Bluetooth - No

Questions & Answers

20/08/2010 Keira: Does this laptop support Flash player ?

simon: yes

19/06/2010 Alisha: is it possible to get microsoft wrd and presentation ect. on this laptop also has it got windows 7 installed already ?

simon: We sell Microsoft Office please see http://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/Software/cat.asp

25/05/2010 H: I can find the webcam on this model and i cant download anything like flash player or the latest firefox to access some websites

simon: Please contact customer services who will be happy to assist, you have contacted sales.

17/09/2009 J: Just to confirm as it says earlier on the page, can you put microsoft office onto this?

SteveF: Sorry, this product has now sold out. Please call our sales team for an alternative model.

09/09/2009 kayleigh: In a previous question it has been answered that linux is not compatible with the mobile dongles, if i were to install windows xp onto the netbook instead would I then be able to use a mobile dongle?

SteveF: Yes you would.

03/09/2009 Amy: Is this laptop damaged?

SteveF: Grade A1 means its a box open as new return

20/08/2009 myla regina ramos: when you mean the laptop is refurbished does this mean that this laptop has been used and what do you mean by grade 1 literally? pls specify the damage of this laptop. Need your answer ASAP because ill be buying 2. thanks

SteveF: A1 means box opened, as new, its a return.

04/08/2009 Hope: Can I transfer word documents to home computer for printing? Especially as home computer has windows vista. I only really want a notebook to do work documents on the move!


SteveF: Yes you can.

29/07/2009 Jo: I want to use this when in Spain with Skpe connection but dont have internet connection in my apartment would it be possible to use skype in wi-fi area and is it easy to install as not sure how to with linux!!!

SteveF: Yes, its pretty much the same as when you use it on windows.

16/07/2009 johno: Does this have USB ports? If so, how many?

David J: Yes, this will have 2 USB ports

18/06/2009 lol: Can you download windows live messanger on it? Also would you recomend this laptop for collage (course work, research ect)?

SteveF: Yes you can download messenger and it will be perfect for college work if that work is writing essays and checking the internet. You won't be able to use autocad on it for instance.

14/06/2009 sez: can u use apay as u go dongle with this?

David J: No, the mobile broadband dongles do not work with Linux

11/06/2009 kate: hi is there a webcam with this laptop also is it locked as my husband needs it to use in tunisia so want 2 make sure he can use it on a tunisian internet connection in a internet wifi cafe also can skype be installed on a linux system

SteveF: Yes to the webcam, yes to using it abroad as wi fi connections are globally recognised and yes to using skype on the linux system.

08/06/2009 jessmerritt: do you get a charger , and a carry case with it ? also will it be avvailable on the 19th of june and then for next day delivery ?

SteveF: No carry case but it comes with a charger and battery.

05/06/2009 Kronos: Can you fit a Hard Drive into the Netbook, like a 80 GB + 2.5" Hard Drive unit? If so which type can it support PATA? or SATA?

Also can extra RAM be installed ?

SteveF: No to the extra drive, these are built to be small and portable. On this model you can upgrade the ram to 1GB.

04/06/2009 sinu: I heard the celeron processor is quite slow. how much time does it take to boot up? do you sell netbooks with XP version?

SteveF: If you use these net books as they were intended, then they run and boot as quickly as anything out there. If you're going to pile software on and try and use the net book beyond its means, which is basically anything beyond browsing, downloading or office tasks then it will struggle.

04/06/2009 Ken: Wil i be able to down load open office and run this.

can i use an external dvd plaver on this machine?

SteveF: Yes to both of those.

27/05/2009 chris: would i be able to purchase and install windows xp, vista etc onto this machine so that Microsoft office software would work

SteveF: Yes you can although it will leave you around 1.2Gb on the hard drive.

27/05/2009 Chris: can you easily install microsoft office onto this computer and use it for word processing producing power point presentations etc.

David J: No, you can not install Microsoft Office on this netbook as it is on Linux operating system

17/05/2009 carlie: does it have a cd re-writter

David J: No, this does not have an CD/DVD drive

16/05/2009 Saz: Is it wireless ready?

SteveF: Yes it is.

10/05/2009 Meg: Does this laptop have Microsoft office already installed?

SteveF: It has the linux equivalent.

23/04/2009 jo: Is this product reburbished ? Or is it new ? Does it have wireless connection ?

David J: This is a refurbished netbook. It does have built in Wireless

19/02/2009 Fasil Mahmood: Hi
Is it possible to upgrade The Operating System to Win XP?

dave: No

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