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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Paradigm, Jan 1, 2005.


  1. Paradigm

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    I'm having a problem with my Gateway laptop, it just passed it's year warranty period. The problem is that sometimes when I love the laptop it will reboot, I assume it's a loose wire or something like that. I would like a new laptop, if anyone wants to buy this one and work on it let me know, if you don't move the laptop too much it works fine.

    So now I am looking for a laptop with a 17" widescreen, I liked the Dell 9200 because it had 1,900 X 1,200 resolution which I would love, but I read way too many user complaints about the screen. I would like something with high resolution, I want a good laptop but I don't want to spend too much (no Alienware). I don't game much or do processor intensive work, but I still want something with some speed.

    Anyone have any recommendations for my situation?
     

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  2. NetNinja

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    Please do a search here.

    This topic comes up every 2 weeks.
     

  3. Paradigm

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    Sorry buddy, but it won't allow a search of 17 or 17". I also can't find any talk of 17" notebooks in all my browsing.
     
  4. Glk23

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    Go to cnet.com they have excellent reviews on the new 17 inch screens. Also try laptopsforless.
     
  5. JMag

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  6. DragonRider

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    My wifes Dell does this sometimes also, I just reinstall the OS and problem fixed. I redo my personal installation minimum 4 times a year. Just a thought before dropping the cash.

    John

    Nevermind I just reread it and only read the Love and tried to figure it out. On the 3rd time I saw the Move.
     
  7. madcapmagician

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    Dell all the way. I had one assigned to me for about a year and a half without problems, and then I got a personal one about 6 months ago and it has gone without trouble. Love them both. You can't go wrong with a Dell.
     
  8. Paradigm

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    I was about to buy the Dell 9200, but I read reviews and 98% of the people who got the higher resolution screen say it sucks.

    I ordered a Sager last night.
     
  9. gwalchmai

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    It's probably just not feeling appreciated. Buy it some flowers and candy and take it to dinner before you love it.

    Oh, wait, it's a Gateway. Make that a salt lick and some hay. ;)
     
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    I like www.notebookforums.com for laptop info.

    I've read mostly positive reviews of the 9200.

    Goodluck with your decision, Max
     
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    Dell or IBM (if you can afford it) are the only ways to go for laptops these days! :D
     
  14. David_G17

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    try updating the drivers/bios.
     
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