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Used PCdecrapifier back in the day. I havent tried with Windows 7 though.
 
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
I hate bloated OS's.
22 HP apps are 21 to many.
Install Windows 7 from a flash drive = no problem with bloatware.

EDIT: others already stated what I said..How are the specs of this for $500? Anything comparable around this price range?
Edited by paulerxx - 3/5/11 at 7:07pm
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Install Windows 7 from a flash drive = no problem with bloatware.

EDIT: others already stated what I said..How are the specs of this for $500? Anything comparable around this price range?
A comparable Lenovo x120e would cost around $550-$600(If I remember correctly) for the same specs
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I'd personally remove the stock HDD the moment I got it, throw an SSD in and head on my way.
People who buy this laptop isn't going to spend more money for a expensive SSD, many don't know what a SSD is.
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With Windows 7 machines from the factory you need to reformat to the basic RTM from Microsoft. That is my opinion from having used windows over the past 18 some years.
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I'd still rather the 11" MBA. This isn't nearly as classy.
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For the time being, the dm1z comes with a WD 320GB 7200 rpm hdd. I know it's no match for an SSD(even I have one in mine) but that scorpio black is fast. I put mine in an external enclosure
Is this an option? As reviewer seems to list 320 GB Hitachi HDD.
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I'd still rather the 11" MBA. This isn't nearly as classy.
Hmm, $400 vs $1000.

Andandtech put it well:

"While $999 is much more affordable than the previous generation MacBook Air, it’s at least $400 more than you would expect to pay for a notebook with these hardware specs. We’re talking about 2GB of memory, a 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo CPU with 3MB L2 cache and an NVIDIA GeForce 320M integrated graphics chipset."

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Is this an option? As reviewer seems to list 320 GB Hitachi HDD.
There is a 128GB SSD option, but that is an additional $290.
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Andandtech put it well:
That's like saying a Ralph Lauren shirt is about $50 more than you'd expect to pay.
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I'd still rather the 11" MBA. This isn't nearly as classy.
for the amount that you would pay for a mac book air with the HP you can slap a 256GB SSD in it and run circles around MBA.
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