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  • Need help with purchase decision for new laptop

    I'm new to this site and hope someone can help who understands more than I do! I am a Creative Memories consultant and do a lot of work and demos with our photo organization and editing software as well as our digital photo book / creativitiy / artwork software. Both programs are hogs, and there...
    Posted to Tech Support (Forum) by brighter on Mon, Aug 20 2012
  • Need help deciding between Lenovo and Mac . . .

    I am deciding between Lenovo Y470 and MacBook Pro - I don't know which is faster, better. I know the mac won't get viruses , but from what I've read online the mac isn't as reliable these days. http://hothardware.com/News/ASUS-More-Reliable-Than-Apple-But-Lenovo-Bests-Them-All-/ I like...
    Posted to Tech Support (Forum) by CEspy on Mon, Jan 2 2012
  • Re: MSI GX630 Gaming Laptop

    I just bought an MSI GX720 and found your review because I was also searching for the serial number on my computer to register it. Turns out you have to remove the battery and it's on a label in the battery compartment. Totally agree with you about the keyboard layout being poorly thought out (and...
    Posted to Consumer Reviews and Product Feedback (Forum) by kallenyc on Thu, Jul 30 2009
  • A Free-Will DVD Drive

    My DVD drive on my laptop comes on and goes off when it wants to. Sometimes when I on my PC typing the drive makes a strange noise and tries to read without a disk inside. When I finally put a cd or dvd in it the read light comes on for a second and then cuts off. Here is what I tried so far: I physically...
    Posted to Tech Support (Forum) by spop on Mon, Dec 8 2008
  • Ubuntu / Linux WiFi Compatibility

    You guys seems to have some good stories and input related to the questions I have been answering on the Laptop Experts website , so I thought I'd throw another one your way to see what you all thought. A reader named Joe asked the question, "How can I get my Toshiba Satellite P105-S6084 built...
    Posted to Tech Support (Forum) by Marco C on Tue, Sep 30 2008
  • New Hard drive conundrum on laptop- saw it first time, then never again

    I have this Gateway laptop with a Pentium M processor. I always wanted to dual boot Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu but could never get the partition resized with either Ubuntu installation partitioner or qparted. So I got this brilliant idea to buy another hard drive for this laptop. I successfully installed...
    Posted to Tech Support (Forum) by Pam Heinze on Sat, Jun 7 2008
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