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    Laptop Recommendations (I know this has been asked before) but ..

    Our current Laptop is on its last legs, so looking for another one .

    The other half is looking at Reconditioned Laptops for about £200 but I dont really trust these, so prefer to buy New. We have about £300 to spend but all we need is;

    Min 1gb RAM
    Min 40gb HD
    DVD RW
    Windows XP - Not Vista

    Will be used for the normal surfing, emails, ms office, web design and watching the odd DVD.

    Recommendations Please. Rep for the best!

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    My local ASDA was doing an Acer 53XX series one for £254 or £274 or something like that!! looked great for the price!!

    I have a dell x300 with xp pro and office 2007 and photoshop cs3 with 2 docking bases with dvd-rw a dell mouse and a large battery the spec of the laptop is
    screen 12.1 inch
    250gb HDD
    1GB ram
    1.6ghz
    this was about £2500
    about £330 ONO

    I'll put pics up 2nite if you want..

    ebuyer.com/pro…025
    £299 and free delivery.. just google on how to add winxp!!

    other wise [url]www.bigpockets.co.uk[/url] have some good winxp laptops for £249 or something!!

    Original Poster

    Haider, how old is this laptop... and if under 1yr do ya have a receipt of somesort

    there is a decent tosh for £350 that has vista business so you can donwgrade legally to xp pro on it. A litle over budget but a decent notebook
    ebuyer.com/pro…736

    or you can get a recon Dell Inspiron 530 Dual Core 1.6Ghz witha 3 yr warranty from rdc for £235 with a 3 yr warranty. goto rdc.co.uk/sho…h=4 and do a search for dell and it's on page 3

    Its just come off Warranty; its about three years old but I updated ram and HDD a month and a half ago I might be able to get a reciept of proof of purchase as my dad got it through work. so I think he does but its great condition lovely laptop just upgraded to a macbook as its slightly bigger and more of a desktop/portable machine

    Get back to me.. as I'm going to put it up on ebay as it is a 5p listing day today.

    Original Poster

    haider786;2889703

    Get back to me.. as I'm going to put it up on ebay as it is a 5p listing … Get back to me.. as I'm going to put it up on ebay as it is a 5p listing day today.



    that may be your best options. £330 ono is way to much to pay for a 3 yr old (even if updated recently) laptop. PC World are selling new from £299 which would probably be want Im looking for.

    Why not try selling it on here (no fees at all!)

    True.... Which I may try I mean even though I really never used the laptop as I had a Vaio but yeah I may do thanks though repp added
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