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Used Notebooks - What to look out for in a purchase!

Used Notebooks - What to look out for in a purchase!

Update 01/2018. For many, the purchase of a used laptop represents an affordable alternative to buying a new device. However, there are also some pitfalls when purchasing a used notebook. In this guide, we would like to point out what to look for and what to avoid, so that your purchase does not end up becoming a disaster.
Jul 21, 2009
Aug 17, 2008
Apr 16, 2007
Notebook versus Desktop

Notebook versus Desktop

This article shows the differences between high end desktop PCs and desktop replacement notebooks.
Oct 13, 2005
Market Shares of International PC Manufacturers

Market Shares of International PC Manufacturers

In each country the computer manufacturers with the most sold desktops and laptops (in thousands of items) in the year 2004 are listed.
Oct 6, 2005
Websites, which provide Laptop Reviews

Websites, which provide Laptop Reviews

This is a list of Websites in English, which provide substantial quantities of current reviews and tests concerning laptops.
Oct 5, 2005
 

Websites with a Laptop Related Forum

This is a list of Websites in English, which provide a forum concerning laptops.
Websites, which provide Laptop News

Websites, which provide Laptop News

This is a list of Websites in English, which provide substantial quantities of current laptop-related information.
Sep 24, 2005
 

Review Comparison of Laptops by German Magazines - Overall Evaluation (2005)

List of overall evaluated Notebooks, which were tested by famous German magazines
Sep 23, 2005
 

The Best Evaluated Notebooks at the Market (2005)

List of Notebooks, which were tested by famous German magazines
Sep 18, 2005
Where can be found new drivers for the Notebook?

Where can be found new drivers for the Notebook?

Normally drivers only can be received from the manufacturer of the laptop. Unfortunately only a few manufacturers maintain the drivers for all their models. Updates can be received only in the case of eliminaion of a serious lack.
Computer games on Widescreen Displays

Computer games on Widescreen Displays

Many modern games already support the at present usual Widescreen 16:10 resolutions. However often an additional option must be adjusted as "Widescreen" or "broad picture" to set the correct resolutions.
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Stefan Hinum, 2006-03-19 (Update: 2015-03- 9)