Originally Posted by Maine_Coon
Can you guys tell me exactly what do you mean by "My laptop died.."?
Hard drive crash?
Display no more?
CPU burning into flames?
RAM going bad?
There must be a...
Originally Posted by monkeybutler
Dell notebooks last approximately 1 day after the warranty expires.
My 8600 is still going strong. The warranty expired in June 2005. I have a Compaq notebook that is...
Originally Posted by Turtle
My first one was a 286 with a whopping 1MB of RAM. Back in the day, that was an extreme amount. It also had VGA graphics which was extremely unheard of at the time. I think it was 8...
I've had my 8600 for 13 months. Still runs strong. Never had any of the overheating problems others have mentioned. I love mine. Mine has never had any major issues that I could not resolve. You will have to purchase a 8600 used....
I'm going to swap my HD's in the Notebooks listed in my SIG. I don't want spend a lot of time reinstalling everything. Can I use my 80GB external HD and copy both drives then just copy the info back on the swapped drives?
I have 2:
1) Compaq 5bw130 1.13GHz CPU, 40 GB HD, 128MB GeForce 5200 PCI GPU, 320 MB of memory and a 19" CRT. Purchased in 1999. Mostly used by my 3 kids.
2) Just purchased a HP Pavilion A710N. It has a Athlon XP 3100+ CPU, 160...