Summary: It seems like lots of people are bashing this computer, and I'll admit that I was frustrated at first. I have been using netbooks for years and I LOVE them, and I am sad to see that they're being discontinued as a whole. Almost 100% of the issues people are having with this computer are related to Windows8, which is a sucky system - and at this point is much too large to be on such a tiny computer. 8 needs more RAM that this computer comes with.
Excerpt: If you’re a high school or college student, you definitely need a laptop to help complete any task in the study. Now, I want to share my experience on a laptop that suitable for study activity.
Summary: It is very slow, and has limited function. Not really a fault of the company or product, just not what I wanted or needed. I had to buy another product to get speed and functions. As one review said not a bad pc if you have it stolen from your car LOL. It's okay for low level functions like you just use it to email or store pictures but not good for use if you need a pc for work. The price is to high for what you get from it.
Summary: If you're like most and think you'll just drop in an SSD, be aware that Acer wants $20 extra to purchase their installation media. The recovery process they have inside Windows 8 does not create a USB stick/drive capable of creating a bootable install on a fresh drive. And they don't give you the option of creating your own DVD media either, which makes this completely ludicrous.
Acer 11.6" Aspire One Netbook 2GB 320GB | AO725-0687
9 February 2014
Summary: Have to admit, the only thing I like about this computer is that "it works". The mouse pad is way to small and if you rub to far to the right The side bar opens. Freezes up a lot compared to my old computers and is very slow to load pages. On the UP side, It does work in a pinch.
Summary: I was surprised to get such a nice computer for a great price. I have not used Windows 8 before but found no trouble using it on my own. I like the way I can pick it up and transport it to different rooms in the house. It is a smooth working and great computer when I am working here at home. I have another larger laptop and it stays put but not this one as it is easy to move and fits my hands great.