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Old 06-11-2010, 11:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My buddy, who isn't too bright, bought a new laptop just cause his old one got a virus. He was actually planning on throwing it out until I saw it and inquired.

It's one of those small Accer Notebooks, it runs Vista.. I'm pretty sure it's basically a web/email/school netbook, nothing special about it.

He offered it to me for like $20.. So I was thinking I could either wipe the HD or just try to get rid of the virus and resell it.

It also needs a charger, is the only thing, and I'm not sure how much they usually run.

Worth fixing up?
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It might be. What is the model number?
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It might be. What is the model number?
I'll have to get the Model # from him. Will edit when I know more.
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On the laptop/netbook, it says the model number. Unless he somehow removed it.


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He didn't remove it, I just have to go over there today at some point and take a look.

It's one of those Accer 16" ones, nothing special.
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16"? Yes, it is worth cleaning up, even if you have to buy a charger for it. In fact, I may know someone who will buy it if it is cheap enough.
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16"? Yes, it is worth cleaning up, even if you have to buy a charger for it. In fact, I may know someone who will buy it if it is cheap enough.
I'll PM when I know more Trotter.

It would be easier for me to sell it as is if they wanted to pick up the charger, the price would be even cheaper.
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OK. I will be the one fixing it, so I will be the one getting a charger.
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OK. I will be the one fixing it, so I will be the one getting a charger.
Sorry, been lazy and haven't been over to check the model number on it yet.

Been too focused on trying to get my own build to work. Grrr... Money pit.
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It's called "inexperience"
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