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My wife has an Asus Eee Pc netbook and right now its really a pain to do anything on it because its just so slow. I've heard that Windows 8 should improve performance some, but I wanted to know if anyone has done anything similar and if the performance gain was noticeable.

I am aware that it will not have a high enough resolution to support Modern apps.

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What do you have installed on it now? –  David Oct 26 '12 at 22:06
    
We need more information to answer this. What OS is on the netbook now? How much memory? –  Roger Oct 26 '12 at 22:23
    
Sorry, looks like I accidentally deleted that. Right now its Win7 STarter, 1 GB of RAM. –  corwin01 Oct 26 '12 at 22:29
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I am aware that it will not have a high enough resolution to support Modern apps.

This means you will be unable to install ANY application sold on the Microsoft Store that is a Modern UI application. In addition if your system is already slow, it won't become faster, because you install Windows 8.

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