Hellishly cheap laptop needed! Any suggestions?

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  1. Requisite
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    If you want it hellishly cheap, consider buying a used one.
     
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    MSI Wind U100.
     
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    What's sad is that both the EEEPC and the Wind have more storage than mine does.

    *weep*
     
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    Whoops, forgot that one.
    I'm not attracted to the low battery life, though.

    EEEPC isn't really an option, I would really prefer XP instead of Linux.
     
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    You have EEEPCs with Windows.
     
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    Yes, but all of the ones I've seen with windows are over $500.

    I don't have much money, but my birthday is in 4 days, and Christmas is in a few months.
    So that should get me some cash, all in all about $400 max.
     
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    Then you pirate XP.

    Not rocket science.

    Also, the U100-039US and U100-053US both come with 6-cell batteries.
     
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    Yeah. Just pirate xp. I would buy a 1000H with linux but they're not available around my area (or was it that it doesn't come with linux at all?).

    If anything, this might help. But don't let it affect your choice too much 'cause its only based on one review. It was a review for the Asus 1000h on neweggs.

     
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    Haha ok then.
    I'm leaning much more towards the EEE now, battery life is a huge factor.

    EDIT:
    Whoops, forgot to thank you guys for your help.
    Thank you guys for your help.
     
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    my aunt got one for like $200 at best buy, don't know if that helps though.
     
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    welcome to the eee Way of life [​IMG]
     
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    It actually might be coming out on Monday...
     
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    The EEE pc 1000h is cheaper the linux version (EEE pc 1000) and also has better specs and performance over the MSI wind.

    Just my 2 cents [​IMG]
     
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    For that price you'd be better off hiring a couple of Chinese kids to do calculations in your basement.
     
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    Acer Aspire One?

    # Operating System: Linpus Linux Lite version
    # CPU Type: Intel Atom N270(1.60GHz)
    # Screen: 8.9" WSVGA
    # Memory Size: 512MB DDR2
    # Hard Disk: 8GB Solid-State Disk

    $330;



    # Operating System: Windows XP Home
    # CPU Type: Intel Atom N270(1.60GHz)
    # Screen: 8.9" WSVGA
    # Memory Size: 1GB DDR2
    # Hard Disk: 160GB

    $400
     
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    That looks incredibly tempting.
    It doesn't have to come out in time for my birthday, I won't have enough money tomorrow anyway.
     

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