If you need a higher resolution, you’ll have to use an external monitor that is connected via the analog VGA-out. Nov 20th , The solution is to do: Before you ask, yes the wlan card is activated and also in kubuntu I activated Wlan. I am very sorry if this is a stupid question but as always when dealing with linux I feel kinda lost. However, the produced sound makes a rather thin and partly tinny impression. May 31st, 7.

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Review MSI Wind U160 Netbook

They are Chiclet-style keyboards and share the same layout, key size and key shape. The hard drive and wireless card require the entire back panel to be wirless to access them.

If wirelesa acquire a netbook and expect the performance of a notebook, you’ll also be disappointed by the MSI Wind U Please share our article, every link counts!

Screen and Speakers The Wind U offers a inch glossy LED-backlit display that rates below average compared to other similarly sized netbooks.

Not everyone will like what MSI calls ‘the rod-type screen hinge design,’ basically the six-cell battery juts out from the back of the notebook. Read our full review to find out. Intel Atom N 1. The reason why the wifi card doesn’t work is because the driver for this card Ralink rt are not in the kernel or not detected and they are not available in the “normal” repositories. The measured temperatures on the upper side, that is wrist-rest and keyboard, are also alright under load, but the bottom side of the small ten inch computing servant shows a different picture.


The single components merge nicely without leaving large gaps between the single parts. May 24th, 1.

MSI Wind U160 Review

The MSI U in black is for the traditionalists amongst you. Surfing via WLAN in good to maximum brightness is also impressive. Whilst the established rates look very promising on both the Eind Wind U’s upper and bottom side in an idle state, it unfortunately changes under continuous system load.

May 27th, 4. The display is kept in place stably by two small hinges that teeter a bit.

Storage starts at GB and we’d suggest opting for a minimum of GB. Webpage scrolling is limited to only touchpoints.

As known, there is no accounting for taste. Is LG really lining up a revolutionary new scaled-down gaming PC Originally Posted by dino The solution is to do: I think the network card is a rtle. Thus, the Wind U is definitely one of the most enduring netbooks, even if we couldn’t reach the 15 hours of permanent use stated by the manufacturer. When sitting on a flat desk surface, the speakers sound very crisp with clean high notes and some midrange.

Visit our network of sites: Pros Good looks Solid build Comfortable keyboard Cons Falls short of 15 hour battery claim Minimalistic touchpad mwi.


Review MSI Wind U Netbook – Reviews

Our test sample is ideal for accessing the www – no matter if over hot spots, due to the integrated WLAN module, or the classic LAN cable. Keyboard A further highlight of the Wind U wirless its keyboard.

Feb 25th The speakers on the U are lap-firing, meaning that if you have the netbook on your lap, the speakers sound muffled since they can be easily blocked by your clothing. During our tests we got an impressive minutes DVD playback, in mei mode with WiFi on and the screen at medium brightness.

T3 is part of Future plc, an international media ksi and leading digital publisher. Low-frequency response is nonexistent, but expected for almost all smaller netbooks and notebooks. In our experience this means less typing errors, as you’re less likely to accidentally hit an adjacent key.

Our test device is the gold-brown Fancy Gold netbook, which differs quite evidently from the masses in its looks.