The keys feel quite solid and travel just right. The Acer Extensa at night. After using the Acer Extensa , I find that I am going to have to revise my opinion about Acer notebooks in general. A complete list of ports is given below:. It is not the latest, greatest or fastest out there, but it will suit the needs for the majority of buyers out there.

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Dell Inspiron 13 1.

Although these buttons are a tad smaller than I would have liked, I find them to be extremely useful, especially the Internet Browser button, which I use all the time. A Wireless Toggle switch is conveniently located at the front, along with a Bluetooth Toggle switch, even though this model does not feature Bluetooth. The keys feel quite solid and travel just right. This is my first Acer product, so I was initially a little apprehensive about the build quality of this notebook. The picture below shows how GridVista works.

According to the User Manual, this notebook features speakers with bit High Definition Audio, but I suspect this to be more of a software function. This makes it xata convenient to carry around the house, or on a plane.

Acer Extensa User Review

In my opinion, this machine offers tremendous value for money, especially in these difficult economic times. The Power button is located on the extensz right, above the keyboard, along with a set of programmable Quick Launch Buttons. Cooling vents, RJ modem port. Acer Extensa keyboard. It is not the latest, greatest or fastest out there, but it will suit the needs for the majority of buyers out there.


For a inch notebook, though, I wonder how productive one can get with several tiny windows open at once. extensx

I purchased this notebook from Best Buy when they were running a special for this notebook. This notebook does not have much bloatware.

Hard drive protection located at the bottom. Vista Windows Experience Index: Battery life has been quite impressive without being outstanding.

Acer Extensa 4420 User Review

For a budget notebook, this machine features a pretty decent selection of ports. For years, I have never recommended Acer notebooks primarily due to their relatively mediocre build quality. This notebook features a 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack. The single fan that is provided, is located at the bottom, near the back right corner of the notebook.

Anyone dealing with currencies and spreadsheets would find this to be really useful. All sat posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

After using the Acer ExtensaI find that I am going to have to revise my opinion about Acer extensq in general.

Acer includes a suite of tools Acer Empowering Technology that may prove to be useful to many users:.


Installing SATA II SSD on Extensa 4420

As mentioned above, this notebook comes with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition bit with Service Pack 1 SP1 preinstalled, meaning this notebook was up and running straight out the box. Even though this is a 14 inch notebook, it has four USB ports, one on the front, one on the left side, and two on the right side.

You are better off using headphones. However, if located on a desk or table, with proper ventilation, heat is minimal, and the fan is not etensa at all.

Lenovo ThinkPad X 1. The Acer Extensa at night. Some people may find these software programs to be useless, or may prefer to use some other programs, and thus may consider this software suite to be bloatware.

Visit our network of sites: Also, I find that if strong pressure is applied on top of the lid, one can notice small ripples on the screen. The Synaptics touchpad is located below the keyboard, centered under the space bar.