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Old Jan 14 2007, 04:39 PM   #1
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It's arrived!
after much deliberation my sister helped me to pick a customised Dell Inspiron with an AMD processor, which meant it had to be updated alot, but I wanted an AMD processor and a decent pc without having to buy a VERY expensive computer!

It's so odd having a new laptop, and being able to go online without w...a...i...t...i...n...g for the computer to catch up!
The keyboard's just like my old laptop so expect lots of typos for a while!
But it'll be so nice to have a laptop with a battery and enough power for my needs, and believe me MathCad neds all the power it can get!
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Old Jan 14 2007, 04:59 PM   #2
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Yippee. I'm so happy for you! A shiny new computer or laptop is always a reason to celebrate

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Old Jan 14 2007, 05:24 PM   #3
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Yep!
And it's sooo shiny-white and silver and is already dusty after 2 hours!
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Edith, Edith: dusty? you're not meant to use talcum powder when you change its nappies!
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Old Jan 14 2007, 06:20 PM   #5
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it's the shiny white bit- it picks up dust.
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Old Jan 15 2007, 03:29 AM   #8
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Congrats! A new computer is a good excuse to celebrate!
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Old Jan 15 2007, 04:34 AM   #9
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it's the shiny white bit- it picks up dust.
*peers at own Dell*

You're right, the shiny white bit DOES pick up dust. Dang it. What most annoyed me is that the moment I touched mine, I got oily fingerprints on it. *grumble*

Congrats on the new laptop! New toys are fun.
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Woohoo. break it in, gently of course. thats the one thing I dislike about new laptops, you have to break in the mouse. but YAY congrats to you!!!
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Congrats...^^

I'm hoping to get a laptop for my 18th in time to go to Uni with. My grandfather managed to somehow get white paint on my computer tower...¬.¬

You can buy special hand-held vaccums for computers now. They may look like a gimmick, but they're a gimmick that certainly works...^^
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Old Jan 15 2007, 01:29 PM   #13
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I use my glasses spray on monitors- it doesn't damage coated lenses so it shold be ok for monitors.
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ah, but LCD/Plasma screen (as I have on my Mac) doe need other care than glasses/lensen, dear. But it won't be agressive in damaging if any could occur, no way.
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Old Jan 15 2007, 02:22 PM   #15
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I've noticed that some of the new laptops in the stores have a glass-like surface on their screens. i'm guessing that if Edith's new "toy" has the same type of screen it should be safe. But if it's like the normal old ones, I definitely wouldn't use a spray.

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Edi, This is wonderful for you CONGRATULATION'S on the NEW COMPUTER

YIPEEEEEEEEE!!!
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Congrats! That is fantastic. Mine is getting old and in need of some serious upgrading! I am Jealous - enjoy your new toy!!
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