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Asus EeePc graphic issue

I have a few years old Asus Eeepc 100 HD. Until yesterday it functioned fine. Today nothing gets displayed on its internal screen when I turn it on. I have the same problem when using an external ...
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Cannot connect Lenovo B460e to internet

I have a Lenovo B460e netbook. I failed to connect to internet by plugging a cable in the RJ-45 connector. So I troubleshooted to know what is the problem and found nothing. So I searched in Google ...
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0answers
71 views

Difference between batteries for Acer Laptops?

My girlfriend's Acer Aspire One battery is no longer working, and I am trying to find a replacement for her online. Her exact model is Acer Aspire One 533-23Dww. However, I have not been able to ...
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181 views

My laptop's battery is 46% worn - what can I do?

I've got an Asus Eee 1005PE "netbook" laptop with a 6-cell battery. The usage pattern has always been to let it drain down to 10-40% capacity and then let it recharge during the night. I realize ...
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1answer
378 views

Acer D250 netbook battery won't charge

The icon says the battery is 0%, plugged in, charging. Is in fact not charging. Tried a new battery, a new charger cord, updating BIOS, and downpowering and replugging the battery in repeated times. ...
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1answer
259 views

Types of laptop keypads connectors and compatibility

I have a Samsung N150 Plus netbook with a misbehaving keyboard repeating keys, mostly the return key. In order to test whether the keyboard is faulty, I remove a keypad from another HP laptop and ...
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“This CPU is not compatible with 64-bit mode.” - Installing Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on a netbook with a 64-bit Intel Atom CPU

I tried installing Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64-bit on a netbook (Lenovo IdeaPad S110), which has the Intel Atom N2800 (1.86 GHz) as its processor, but I get the following error message when the ...
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1answer
155 views

Hotel - Can connect to network but not internet

I have an annoying problem with my netbook. It's a Toshiba NB525. My laptop can access the internet and connect wirelessly at home. I'm currently staying at a hotel. I can detect and connect to ...
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1answer
112 views

Advent 4211 netbook - only 4 keys working

The keys are: caps lock, a, backslash & z. I opened the netbook earlier to clean the dust out of the fan. Is there someway I can fix this?
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1answer
525 views

How to install (to disk) ChromeOS?

I have a HP Mini laptop that I wish to install ChromeOS. I used hexxen's lime build as my laptop's wireless was not supported by vanilla, and I used a USB stick. It works fine, but I can't figure out ...
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240 views

Alternative to Optical Drive in Notebooks

I am thinking to buy a notebook from my friend. Notebook usually don't have Optical drives installed in them. The notebook that I am planning to buy has free DOS (no OS is installed initially) and ...
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1answer
196 views

Why don't my laptop specs match the ones on the internet?

I bought a laptop without having any knowlege on what to buy. I saw an Asus Eee PC 1215T and bought it immediately. After a few days of use, I decided to look at the goodness of this laptop. Then I ...
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1answer
940 views

Laptop Hard Disk Problem (Not Detecting)

I have a problem with my Acer Aspire One D255. It fell off like from 1 feet above ground 2 days. Since then the hard disk is not being detected in the BIOS. I opened the netbook and removed it and re ...
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1answer
87 views

NetBook's system recovery related to saving data

When I try to boot my net book Eee goes into windows pre instalation environment and gives a message that I may lose all my data during recovery. It suggests to back up data before recovery. I can not ...
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1answer
168 views

HP Netbook restarting services even when disabled

I'm helping a friend try to gain some free RAM and CPU on his HP Mini Notebook. I primarily work on a Mac but am literate on Windows as well. I went to msconfig to see what all was starting and ...
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1answer
192 views

How to change the internal wlan in laptops/netbooks?

as I use mostly linux, I'm trying to customise my netbook and my wlan is my only rock in the path of a fully open source supported netbook ... Plug and play in linux Here's what I need to swap/switch ...
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4answers
4k views

Is netbook RAM smaller than laptop?

I want to upgrade my netbook's RAM and my question is about its size. Can I use the RAM from my laptop?
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2answers
4k views

Using a Netbook to create a Dual Monitor Setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? I bought a Netbook, and so far I love it. However, I'd like to get a bit more utility out of it. When I'm ...
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4answers
394 views

What is the difference between a netbook and a notebook/laptop?

What exactly is the difference between a "netbook" and a "notebook"? What are some examples?
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1answer
775 views

Using my netbook/laptop on bed. No cooling pads or special contraptions

Do you think that I can improvise a "cooling pad" with my old comp cabinets? I have a bunch of old cabinets that I will never use again. Might as well remove one of the cover plates and use it as a ...
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1answer
180 views

Netbook vs. second hand laptop, which do you recommend me to buy? [closed]

I need to a computer to work when I go on a business trip. What do you recommend me to buy, a netbook or second hand laptop?
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1answer
75 views

Can multiple tasks be run simultaneously on a netbook? [closed]

What are the major disadvantages of a netbook in comparison with a common laptop?
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1answer
1k views

Why doesn't my new laptop estimate how much longer it can run on battery power?

Why doesn't my HP Mini 210 netbook display an estimate of the amount of time it can run on battery power? My only previous laptop (an old Dell Latitude D600) could do this. I downgraded the HP from ...
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1answer
100 views

Netbooks/Notebooks without cam?

Where I work, I'm not allowed to have cameras or any devices with cameras, so I wonder if there're any netbooks (preferably) or notebooks available without cameras? I searched a lot but couldn't find ...
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3answers
235 views

Can't decide on a new distro

I've had Ubuntu (8.10) on my netbook in the past and I really liked it. I'm currently running Fedora and feeling like I should "change it up" again. I've played around with Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid a ...
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1answer
644 views

Does Ubuntu Netbook Remix require an Intel Atom processor?

I have a laptop with an Intel Celeron 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of RAM - a similar spec to current netbooks. Will I be able to install Ubuntu Netbook Remix on this laptop or will it only work with ...
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1answer
128 views

Good source of reviews of CULV machines?

I'm potentially interested in acquiring a CULV machine. I like the idea of a netbook, but need a little more horsepower. So, of course, I need to obsess over a hundred different reviews first. Can ...
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4k views

Sleep and Charge USB ports on laptops/netbooks: Do other manufacturers besides Toshiba have them? [closed]

The sleep-and-charge USB port feature of Toshiba laptops is interesting. One can use the relatively big laptop battery to charge cellphones, mp3 players etc. I have seen this feature mentioned for ...
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4answers
129 views

Use netbook processor with laptop?

I don't know if this is possible or makes sense to do anyway, but I was thinking - could I somehow add my netbooks processor to another computer to act as an external core for better performance on ...
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3answers
561 views

Is there an affordable laptop/netbook, with GPS? [closed]

I'm looking to buy a new netbook, or laptop. I'm not looking for a monster capable of running games, and I'd like one able to use the GPS system. Some models with GPS seem a bit pricey, and the ...
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4answers
261 views

Netbook/laptop with fullsize foldout keyboard? [closed]

Does anyone know of any netbooks or laptops that have fullsize fold out keyboards? I really hate the layout of the keyboards, and considering how small some of the portable folding keyboards are, I'm ...
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6answers
187 views

Good Laptop for Little Sister (12 years old) [closed]

The max I am looking to spend is $200. She doesn't need anything fancy
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3answers
11k views

Asus EEE PC 1005HA battery not being detected

My EEE PC's battery is not being detected since this morning. The battery indicator doesn't turn on, Power Options in Windows doesn't detect a battery either. Apart from removing the battery and ...
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2answers
2k views

battery meter problem with Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate RTM on an ASUS N10E notebook. The native driver detection went very well, except for the fact that it does not recognize the state of the battery charge. The tray icon ...
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12answers
4k views

Difference between a netbook, a notebook, and a laptop

What's the difference between the terms 'netbook', 'notebook', and 'laptop'? I've always just called portable computers "laptops", but apparently there is a technical difference between the three.
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Touch pad not working on netbook

My girlfriend recently purchased a netbook. Now here touchpad doesn't click when tapped or pinch-zoom any more. I'm away for a few months so I can't diagnose on site. Does anyone have any ideas what ...