Its good that i found this link. I was just to survey about the performence and capability of this mininote as i thought maybe want to buy one. Actualy i buyed for my friend already but don have much time to test everything.but i think the softwar and os run smoothly. i don know other application. try this link http://hpmininotepc.com/2008/05/09/upgrading-the-hp2133-mini-note-hard-drive-with-photos/ if you one to learn how to upgrade. before that you must know capability of that mininote as u suggest to upgrade high tools.