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Written on: 17/05/2011
Purchased in January 2007, so it's now 4 YEARS and 4 months old!
Running Windows XP, upgraded to 2Gb RAM in 2008, and a 250Gb disk in 2011 (to replace the meagre 60Gb originally installed when it threw up a few bad sectors). Upgrading was a doddle, all components easily accessed.
Before upgrading RAM, the machine could take up to 2 mins to power up. In the rather long time (for a laptop) I've owned it, it's never needed a re-installation of the OS.
Have only once needed to contact Acer… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/11/2010
Brilliant laptop workes well with vista and windows 7… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/03/2010
A brilliant laptop. I can't fault it at all. I am still using it now!… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/01/2010
The driver software for this notebook is hard to find online..Hope they can update their website too… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/05/2009
Exceptionally poor customer service. Acer Aspire 5051 AWXMI screen display broke after a few months of very gentle use… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/02/2008 by carlsimp (1 review written)
I own around 10 laptops for my business of various makes and have used various makes of laptops over the years such as Hp, fujitsu, Asus, compaq, dell and going back to the IBM thinkpads many years ago and i have not had many problems with any of them. This is the first and LAST ACER, I have to say this is the poorest quality one i have ever had in the 10 or so years i have owned laptops it feels cheap, looks cheap and yes it was cheap lesson learned i will spend a few more quid next time. It… Read Full Review
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