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    I had a 10.1" laptop in the boot, an IBM machine purely for all the car software, EPC, OpCom and TIS ect. now, that laptop has died and looking for another to replace it, have found this one, not a top of the range one but a reasonable make and its only for the car anyway, already found all the windows XP drivers so would change to that immediately, what are peoples opinion please....

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    looks ok, was thinking of getting one myself for the exact same reason.

    Although.... not sure on the power button placement...

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    they all seem to be roughly the same spec which ever one you get imo

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    Have you thought about a UMPC? ive been tempted for a while, as you can get car mounts for them

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    Quote Originally Posted by s_zigmond View Post
    Have you thought about a UMPC? ive been tempted for a while, as you can get car mounts for them
    Have you got a link matey....

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    just type UMPC into ebay or google. Its a type of PC rather than a make (ultra mobile PC). There are various types, so research would be required.

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    have a look at this web site ,www.ijtdirect.co.uk got a small notebook for my daughter there last year and still going strong . khalid

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    Well, I have just ordered the laptop in post 1, cant wait, got loads coming atm lol.....

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    Have you got it yet Clive? If so, what's it like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lofty View Post
    Have you got it yet Clive? If so, what's it like?
    Turned up today Lofty, lovely little bit of kit, gonna format it tonight and put XP Pro on it so i can run all the TIS, EPC and OP-Com from it....

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