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Need a Dell Notebook for less than $250.

Please provide some good solutions. My most of the work is browsing and writing not much need downloading or gaming options.

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So an older refurb?

You'll have to use Ebay and settle for older units. At that price I'd forget the Dell and shop netbooks at walmart.

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Dell netbook

Hi there,

There aren't many laptops in that price range unless you get a refurbished one, like Bob suggested. You should check out the Dell Inspiron Mini 10. It's a great 10" netbook for $349.

What do you think?

MSFT Windows Outreach Team

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If you looking for a dell netbook than have a look at Dell Inspiron Mini.
the battery is built in, not sticking way out like other net book brands.get around 11 hours on a full charge.It has a very solid structure, far different than many others netbooks that have a plastic body. Design is nice, it's a pretty.
It has 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 Processor and 250gb hard disk.The webcam quality is sub-par compared to most full-sized notebooks, but still a decent quality for netbook webcams.
The Dell Mini 1012 features the Intel Atom N450, a 64-bit single-core processor supporting 2GB max of DDR2-667 RAM. It does support Hyper Threading though, meaning minor multitasking is possible

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