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SpeculativeUsedLaptopFilter: If I wanted a laptop that was relatively, in order of necessity, cheap, fast, running an OS with an efficient but possibly low-tech GUI, and light, what might my optimal setup be, in both hardware and software? [more inside]
posted by poweredbybeard on Apr 20, 2007 - 16 answers

Where can I buy a reliable laptop computer without paying the Microsoft Tax?

OS-less laptops: I'm in the market for a new laptop computer, and I've got a couple of unused XP licenses currently going to waste. Where can I buy a reliable laptop computer without paying the Microsoft Tax? [more inside]
posted by gd779 on Jan 11, 2005 - 9 answers

What OS would work on a Dell Inspiron 3000?

My wife's Dell Inspiron 3000 (200 Mhz, 96Mb) does not play well with Windows ME, crashes, slows down, etc.
What OS would work on this old but trusty laptop?
posted by signal on Jun 14, 2004 - 16 answers

How do I install a new OS on a laptop with no bootable media besides the internal drive?

I need to put a new OS (hopefully linux) on a laptop with XP and no bootable media other than the HD that's already in it. [more inside]
posted by jaded on Mar 12, 2004 - 12 answers

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