Windows 7 Ultimate on a netbook with a 1.6 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM is not going to be especially speedy. Have a look at Windows 7 Ultimate on a Netbook: See How it RunsFrom Speccy Snapshot:CPU
Intel Atom N270 @ 1.60GHz: 56 °C
Diamondville 45nm TechnologyMotherboard
ASUSTeK Computer INC. 1005HA (PBGA 437): 64 °C
The above temperatures while not excessively high, aren't low either.
- Make sure that you don't rest it on a soft surface where the air intake (usually on the bottom) can become blocked.
- Using it on a laptop cooler when stationary would help.
- Allow Suspend after "X" number of minutes when on A/C power would lower temps.
See Optimize Windows 7 for better performance
. Performing many of these suggestions should increase your resources and increase speed.
Have an extra USB 2.0 flash drive lying around, use ReadyBoost
Adding another gigabyte of memory would be well worth it.