Also the scrollpad of the trackpad doesn't seem to be supported by XP and neither does clicking on the trackpound click the pointer.
All this on a machine 'designed for windows XP'. lame, lame, lame, lame. It doesn't go any faster than my 1 GHz 3 or 4 year old notebook running Redhat 9. For 700 quid you would expect a laptop that was faster and more responsive than something you can get 2nd hand or refurbished for a couple of hundred.
Oh and as davorg pointed out, the auto-update thing is a PITA, it took most of an evening to update the new installation of XP and within a week I have to revisit the website for yet more. I also get a popup every time I start or resume the system telling me to get updates and to get a
Also really annoying is the way that I can no longer remove lame, useless 'helpers' from the taskbar on the bottom right down by the clock. MSN Messenger is apparently a critical part of win XP and so cannot be removed and disabled as obviously my user experience would be hugely diminished without it and its constant whining that I haven't joined the borg yet.