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Old 02-21-2012, 09:32 AM   #1
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Ubisurfer DW-UB01 computer

I have a Ubisurfer DW-UB01 computer that uses IceWeasel OS,which is no longer updated or upgraded.I would like to replace the OS with a more modern system,but I would like to retain the wireless connection and the use of the Vodafone chip.Because of the limited harddrive space,I was thinking of using a 32gb flash key or card.Any ideas on a suitable OS would be appreciated.

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Searching Google for "Ubisurfer DW-UB01" returns this topic as the first result, so you may be on your own in terms of finding out how to replace the OS, if it's even possible.

Results for the Ubisurfer DW-UB02 show it is a cheap Windows CE laptop, so if the Ubisurfer DW-UB01 is similar, you're probably in for trouble. Do you know the device's exact specs and chipset?
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The only details I have are the device specifations,but I don't know what chips it uses. I would have thought it was possible install an OS onto a SD card and run it the same way as a dual boot system.


Device Specifications

Display: 7 in TFT Wide Screen Display.800x480 pixels
128MB Ram; 1GB Flash
Online: 50 GB
Networking. Embedded Cellular Modem
Wireless LAN WiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g
10BaseT Ethernet Interface
Audio (offline) Built-in Dual Speaker System
Stereo Sound Earphone Jack

Touch Mouse Pad - Dual Button
Keyboard: Standard 80 Key
Operating System: Linux Iceweasel
Primary Application: Datawind Web Browser
Offline Applications: Calendar, Media Player,
Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation, PDF
Viewer, Email, Paint, Games
Battery & Power:
Lithium Polymer or External DC Adapter
Approximate Working Time: 3 hours
222 x 165 x 29.5 mm
700 grams

Push-Push SD card socket
USB Port, Earphone & Ethernet jacks.
Loads Web Pages in less than 7 Seconds


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