Saturday, April 10, 2010

Update regarding Mrs C's new netbook....


















It did not last four days before it died on her. We returned it to Argos and when asked would you like a replacement I had the sense to ask "How many other models of this type have been returned with the same problem?" It turns out one was returned yesterday so I asked for my money back. Mrs C is not a happy bunny and neither am I. Shoddy Chinese rubbish.
TTFN.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Blue Witch said...

What sort was it, so I can avoid it?

Netbooks have shot up in price I noticed when I was looking last week. I keep hoping that Aldi will have the Medion ones (I first bought one over 2 years ago now and it's been excellent) back in on special, but no sight of late.

2:20 pm  
Blogger delcatto said...

It is this one:

Windows 7 Zoostorm FreedomXL 250GB 10.2in Netbook

My son looked at it & stated it was cheap & shoddy...a few days later he was proved right!

4:25 pm  
Anonymous Blue Witch said...

I suspect that anything with a 250GB hard drive for that price won't be up to much.

Unless she's absolutely adamant that she wants Windows 7, I'd stick with XP for a netbook (much less resource hungry). http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5082638.htm seems like a good deal. If Aldi's don't do their Medions netbook offer again soon, I shall be getting some sort of Samsung myself. I was at a training day yesterday and the woman running it used an old N110 for all the presentation and it was great.

3:32 pm  

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