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Old 10-31-2005, 08:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I am in the market for a laptop. I've come across this Acer Travelmate laptop and for the price I am thinking of buying. I am wondering if anyone else has this laptop or a travelmate of some kind and what your experience has been with them. Thanks a lot. Here is the link to the laptop.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115196
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Old 10-31-2005, 09:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My school bought a bunch of these for the teachers, they've had them for about 2 years and they work well

- the newegg link is down "server error" so, the one you are looking at is probably newer...
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My school bought a bunch of these for the teachers, they've had them for about 2 years and they work well

- the newegg link is down "server error" so, the one you are looking at is probably newer...
It worked for me... :beard:
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hmmm.. It's working now... the ones my school got were tablet pc's
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Looks good to me.
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I have no experience with this laptop, but I will recomend Acer
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I sell Acers at my work and personally I don't like them. I've heard a number of customer complaints about them: weird software problems, failing hardware, etc. That's after 1-2 years, not during the 5 days when some one buys the laptop and reviews it on a website. I've never used one myself, though, and I don't think I ever will. I wouldn't recommend it, but you should research the brand name further. Try going to the BBB website or related complaint sites and see if you can find anything.
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Well if anyone can recommend another laptop similar in price/features that you think would be better than this one i'd appreciate it. Like I said i just started looking so I have some time before i buy. Thanks

I forgot to mention before that reliability is probably the most important feature to me.
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dont just jump on the first thing you see because of price.... bad problems occur.. just shop around, talk to people, find a few you like, talk to an expert before buying.
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