On Mar 3, 2009, at 7:06 AM, Charles Wilson wrote:

I am looking at netbooks with 2 gigs of ram, Windows XP pro, and a full 3 yr warranty.

We've been exploring Windows 7 here ... and I hate to say it, but it runs faster than XP on my 800 mhz dell with 640 Mb RAM !  AND, it boots faster. We've run it on a Dell Mini 9, a nice machine (a machine that supports nice OS adventures :) )