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 PostPost subject: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:14 am 
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Lately my old laptop died(maybe not but it seems so) :( , for reasons unknown(flashes and then turns off within 3 seconds) and i would like to share it with you. It is a 1997-8 Toshiba Satellite 220CDS and it had 64k of Ram and also had a external floppy drive with the strangest connecter :OD . Sadly it died last Tuesday and I was unable to take a screen shot. It ran Windows 95(B?)
Please post info of your first laptop below. :D
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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:28 am 
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My first laptop is my current laptop.I had won it in a school competition.I think it was 1 and a half year ago.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:15 pm 
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My first laptop I got in 2006, it ran Windows XP Home and had about 2gb of RAM. It was a speedy little thing, though sadly it died in 2009.

I guess Dells will be Dells though 8-)


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:13 pm 
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This one, my Mac. Got it in 2008 and it ran OS X 10.5.4. Now it runs 10.6.4. Still runs well. :D


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:32 pm 
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My first laptop was a couple months ago actually. Received it at 17 and right now, I'm 17 years old. It's a pentium 4 laptop made back in 2004. Pretty old

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:00 pm 
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my first and last laptop is the msi gx630. the quality is fine but the not performance.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:19 pm 
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My first and current laptop is a Dell Inspiron 1525

I bought it exactly 2 days before windows 7 came out.. and it was shipped with Vista home basic D:

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:23 pm 
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ThePro wrote:
My first and current laptop is a Dell Inspiron 1525

I bought it exactly 2 days before windows 7 came out.. and it was shipped with Vista home basic D:


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My laptop is a... Is a.... Is a.... I don't know the model number, but it's from ASUS.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:27 pm 
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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:40 pm 
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Proves that HP sux (if packard is from HP.. :S)

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:23 pm 
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No, packard bell is a subsidiary of Acer.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:51 pm 
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My first laptop was a Toshiba Tecra 700CT that ran 98SE with 16MB RAM and 2GB HDD.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:48 am 
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My first laptop is the one tha i'm using right now, a acer 4720Z with 1 gig of ram it's pretty nice though.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:55 am 
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My first and only laptop (not counting those 10+ i have in my vintage collection)

IBM ThinkPad Z60m. Bought it at Computer city in 2005:
1.5 GHz Intel Pentium M
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It was a Compaq Presario CQ60 :) Now with a Portuguese one (Insys), with an Intel Pentium C2Q processor and an NVidia geforce G something, also 4GB of ram, better than my desktop. :P


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:52 am 
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Got it from a thrift store for $25. Lasted 2 years untill the motherboard fried.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:01 am 
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My first laptop I got given when I was about 5. It was a really crappy and had half broken screen Powerbook 1400

The first proper laptop I got when I was 11. It was a second hand IBM Thinkpad. It was something like 600Mhz PIII, 384Mb Ram, 10gb HD running 2000 Pro

The first laptop I got brand new was a Inspiron 1501. Great laptop, it's about 3 years old and runs Windows 7 smoothly.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:46 pm 
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My first laptop was IBM thinkpad with 486/16 mb RAM/1 GB HDD
It disappear in sands of time :)

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:05 pm 
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It's a Dell 500. Oh, it sucks so hard. I am so happy I no longer use it, because I've got an Apple MacBook 2 years ago.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:01 pm 
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My first laptop was a Apple Powerbook G3 "Wallstreet" I bought it used for $1000 USD in the year 2000. I liked it a lot and sold it when I got the new dual usb iBook. I sold it for what I paid for it. It was sold in 2001 when the first iPod came out. So, I was on cloud 9. I had a new iBook and the new iPod. It was a good time. Now I'm waiting to get my new MacBook Air in the mail. I have a few computers so don't feel too sorry for me :) I buy stuff sometimes just because I can.


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My first portable system was a Hewlett Packard palmtop system with Windows CE 2.1, Pocket Internet Explorer, and Pocket Office. It still works, but I haven't used it in quite a while, also, although this doesn't have anything to do with why I don't use it as much as I used to, the stylus seems to be lost.

My first laptop/notebook system was a Sharp PC/3070, with Windows 95 OSR 1, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 with the shell update (later downgraded to Internet Explorer 2.0 when I had to reinstall Windows in a different directory when the old Windows installation was damaged), and Microsoft Works 3.0. Unfortunately, a couple of years ago, the system stopped working, though I still think that it might only be the power supply.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:05 pm 
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I got my first laptop from a site called freecycle, where they give away stuff people dont want and you just go collect it

It had no HDD, and the GPU didnt work, after some fidling around and getting a new HDD, I got it working and it lasted me about 8 months before the GPU really died !

Not bad for completely free though :) - I cant remember what it was, I think an Acer Aspire 5xxx something


Now I have a Compaq Presario CQ-60 in which I have replaced the CPU with a dualcore :)

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Cool! What is the website for FreeCycle?


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 PostPost subject: Re: Your first laptop        Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:10 pm 
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Cool! What is the website for FreeCycle?

It's a Yahoo! group. Try a Google search for your current hometown + "freecycle".

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