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Re: Which Budget Laptop: Acer, HP, Fujitsu, Toshiba ??

__/ [MS] on Wednesday 23 November 2005 13:07 \__

> Paul Rubin emailed this:
>>>All Dells --despite being competetive-- were never considered on the
>>>basis of the terrible treatment I received from them
>> 
>> 
>> Yeah, we used Dell stuff at my last job and the hardware seemed good,
>> but I never forgave them for spamming me to death with printed catalogs
>> years ago and not stopping no matter how much I asked them.  It caused
>> me considerable hassle.
> 
> I still get lots of snailmail spam from them, fortunately it's clearly
> marked DELL, so it goes straight in the bin and is never opened.
> 
> Do you know anything about the Novatech Maverick range?
> 
> Thanks and regards.

All that I happen to know is that a couple of days ago, someone compained
about a screen in one of their laptops. Apart from that, I have seen them
recommended, once at least.

They also sell AMD laptops, units without an operating system (i.e. without
Microsoft OEM's) and I would definitely go for a small(er) company that has
plenty to prove and is thus ambitious. Customer support is not an automated
message and no marketting department is capable of generating so much
uninvited junk mail.

Roy

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