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    Hi all,

    I though i would throw this on the forum,

    I Have a budget of £600 Max, I would like Windows Vista, Wi-Fi, Card Reader & DVD-RW...

    Lets hear your ideas, The more toys the better...

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    Mark, what you going to be using it for?

    Do you plan on watching films, playing games or just surfing the Vec C forum?
    Do you want something that gets carried around a lot and not need a big screen?

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    DO NOT GET VISTA!!!!!!!!

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    Chances are it will come supplied with Vista Home Premium .... it is great and does take a bit of getting used to

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    Sorry ben was that 'Dont get Vista' didnt quite see it mate,...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lofty69 View Post
    Mark, what you going to be using it for?

    Do you plan on watching films, playing games or just surfing the Vec C forum?
    Do you want something that gets carried around a lot and not need a big screen?
    A bit of surfing via a 3G data card, Bit of excel and word stuff and maybe a few games and general sodding about on the web...


    It's Mustang time...

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    Chances are it will come supplied with Vista Home Premium .... it is great and does take a bit of getting used to

    Sorry, its sh*t and you never get used to it!!

    Stick to XP, Vista will be another ME Edition(Disappear in a year or so) and then we will revert to XP.

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    Ya it is poo with my 2 runnings i've had with it. If i was to install it on mine i'd revert it all back to classic settings...

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    Most laptops will probably be sufficient for what you want.. here's a couple from PC World which would probably be more than adequate.

    Compaq V6560EA
    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/sto...&category_oid=

    Toshiba A100
    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/sto...ory_oid=-27751

    Toshiba A200
    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/product/seo/193065

    FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Li1718
    http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/sto...&category_oid=

    If you do see anything you like then search around on google for the best price.

    Don't worry if any don't have a card reader as a usb one will only be a few quid and will probably support more formats anyway.

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