[Wolves] HP Mininote 2133 for £200

Chris Ellis chris.ellis.intrbiz at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 8 17:56:58 UTC 2009

On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Jim Prince <jimprince at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/3/7 Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com>
>> People who are interested in netbooks, like myself, will be aware that the
>> HP Mininote 2133 was probably the most highly specced, had maybe the nicest
>> keyboard and definitely the best screen but cost £360.
>> I dropped into PC World today as I was passing and they are selling the HP
>> Mininote 2133 for £200 and it seems a few other places are too as HP are
>> dropping the 2133 in favour of an Atom based Mininote 1000s. It's a Via C7-M
>> processor at 1.2GHz (marginally less speedy than 1.6GHz Atom, remember clock
>> speed isn't everything), 1200x768 resolution which is more than any other
>> netbook, 1GB RAM, 120GB hard disk, wireless B/G, bluetooth 2.0 and webcam
>> running the slightly dated SUSE 10.1.
>  I was looking at this machine myself. Can it really do 1200x768? The one
> I looked at in PC World was set to 800x600 but I guess it could have been
> badly configured.
> Cheers,
> Jim (a LUG lurker)

yes it does 1200 by 760 +/- 10px on mine.

The SUSE 10.1 in PCWorld is pretty crap.

Also the PC World root password is:  pcw

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