Beware of the cheap, low cost Laptops

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    probaby true.
    Way better off running LinuxMint or Ubuntu....having said that though, kids today are extremely app-centric. With all of the available Android apps...it may very well work well for them.
     
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    You have a point.


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    /-----/ 2 GB RAM???? They make laptops with that much power???? No way. Mine has a whopping 64K byte Ram and is blindingly fast. I bought it at a garage sales thre years ago for $5.
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    My 16 MB-RAM computer did a lot of things.

    It was socket 7, based off of Intel 8086 technology.

    Back in the day when AMD and Intel chips fit into the same socket. :eek:

    I had a couple laptops too, back in those days. They were worth around $300 apiece.

    More than my desktop.
     
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    alrightie i has a question.....in oct of 2014 i got hubby a lap top as he recovered from knee stuff....he says it will die next year..that its only 'supported' for 5 years? what the fuck? is he just wanting a new laptop or what?
     
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    Call the Blade Runner department, they'll know.






















    (He's probably talking about the operating system)
     
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    Who cares about "supported"? Is it broke, or not?

    I have a friend that I bet is still using Vista x64 OS I set him up with 7 years ago.

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    I was thinking the same thing, except I was going to use the calculator analogy on how we got to the moon.


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    Get him a laptop that I pick then send it to me, I'll fix him right up proper.

    I should charge for that.

    Yeah, I'm good with that stuff, but I'm also good with something else, too, that's where the money gets made.

    This fucker wanted to come in my house if I fixed his computer. I told him to fuck

    off. Have your fucked up computer, dickhead, you're no better than me. Oh yeah, I want your piece of shit Dell that's worth about $35.

    Fuck You.
     
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