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ThinkPad Edge or faster cheap laptop?

Is the quality of the ThinkPad Edge worth the performance hit? Critique my nearly-made laptop purchasing choice! [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Mar 13, 2013 - 10 answers

A Laptop To Study Monkeys By

I am looking for a relatively rugged laptop (or tablet?) that I can use for data entry, word processing, internet browsing, and music playing while in the US, and then use for data entry, arcGIS, and music playing while in the rain forest in West Africa. It would be wonderful if it was less than $700. I do not want a Mac. What should I be looking into? [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura on Oct 8, 2012 - 19 answers

Should I get a Thinkpad x120e or do I want something else?

I want a small, lightweight, Windows-based computer that's cheap, durable, and a pleasure to use. I need it for basic productivity, in-class note-taking, and web browsing. Am I looking a Thinkpad x120e, or am I missing something crucial? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Sep 5, 2011 - 11 answers

How to get my Thinkpad to respect my monitor, or vice-versa

Thinkpad, external monitor, internal brain: which of these three is broken? [more inside]
posted by Clyde Mnestra on Jun 10, 2010 - 7 answers

Make my Vista Arrow Keys Work.

How do I set up my arrow keys to cycle forward/backward in firefox? [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Oct 17, 2008 - 8 answers

Volume controlling Judas, why have you forsaken me?

Why would the mute button on my computer suddenly stop working? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jul 15, 2008 - 3 answers

Can computers live forever?

Computer maintenance 101: Just bought a Thinkpad T61. How do i make it go forever? [more inside]
posted by doppleradar on Feb 27, 2008 - 14 answers

How to get my Thinkpad into workable condition?

I've got an old IBM Thinkpad G40 circa something like 1998 that runs Pentium II and I want to get it running as fast as possible while spending as little money as possible. [more inside]
posted by alona on Sep 10, 2007 - 8 answers

How to maintain multiple identical laptops?

We need multiple laptops to have identical computing environments, with the ability to have them updated en masse. What is the best way? [more inside]
posted by milquetoast on Nov 28, 2006 - 5 answers

How do I clean my ThinkPad's harddrive so I can sell it WITHOUT having to reinstall XP?

How do I clean my ThinkPad's harddrive so I can sell it WITHOUT having to reinstall XP? [more inside]
posted by phixed on Oct 21, 2006 - 11 answers

Thinkpad T41 is possessed!

Huge (hopefully not) monitor issue: Thinkpad T41. Are there any good hardware troubleshooters out there? [more inside]
posted by jadanzzy on Feb 13, 2006 - 2 answers

IBM Thinkpad Repair

IBM Thinkpad Brick: I've recently come into posession of an IBM 600E Thinkpad. As a Mac user, I don't plan for this to be my main machine. But it'd be great if I could use it to test web design work, and perhaps to tinker with Linux. The problem is, it won't turn on. What's the best way to have it looked at and perhaps repaired? I don't particularly want to go to the local CompUSA and would like a solid estimate before sinking any money into it. [more inside]
posted by aladfar on Oct 22, 2005 - 10 answers

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