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Old 11-19-2010, 09:38 AM
 
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cowboyxjon hit it on the head...

And macs arent that expensive now that you can get one for $800. It will do what she wants it to do, and will last a long time as well.
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Old 11-19-2010, 10:13 AM
 
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I am sorry but you are mistaken. Most netbooks today in fact have a standard hard drive. Capacity is often 160 Gb or more.

A few netbooks have small SSDs instead, but these are not nearly as practical because of limited storage space.

Newegg shows 38 netbooks between $200-$300 and EVERY one of them has a hard drive, ranging from 160Gb to 250 Gb.

Newegg.com - PCs & Laptops,Netbooks,$200 - $300
I think she was referring to a DVD/Blueray drive as the OP stated one of the uses was to watch movies. I don't know of any "netbooks" that include a built in DVD drive. You can easily connect an external one via USB, but that sort of defeats the purpose of having a small lightweight netbook that you can easily take along with you. AFAIK, netbooks have always had a HDD, they have to put the OS somewhere.
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