hi,i used to insist on sound blaster sound cards but it seems that the on-board realtech ac97 is close enough if you don't want to spend the extra bucks right now.
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a few add on's here, though I understand that the Intel graphics chip set works wonderfully for sighted LT users, I have been noticing some "bad blood" between it and the jaws video intercept, so if possible I would avoid them,Also, some sound cards seem to be giving some folks a real pain as well, unfortunately I haven't been keeping track of which ones, so can't point any out here, hopefully someone out here can give you a trouble report.as far as brands, acer, Toshiba, and lanobo (I probably miss spelled that) seem to be fairly popular on my multiple lists.also this site: www.microexpress.nethas gotten good mentions by a couple folks so you may want to give them a look.the rest I agree with nimer on. inthane----- Original Message ----- From: "Nimer" <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 6:26 AM Subject: Re: in the market for a new laptop:suggetsions?Hello,your operating system is not a trial!!!!! If you want XP, you're going to have to request it from the manufacturers. I would go for a 64-bit machine with a 32-bit OS personally. At least 2 gigs of ram, but I would up it. As big a hard drive you can get, at least a core 2 duo or an AMD x2 processor, at least 256 MB video card dedicated memory.Thanks Nimer J Nimer M. JaberThe information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender via reply e-mail, and delete thematerial from any computer. Website: http://www.empowertheblind.org Phone: (720) (251-4530) Tyler Littlefield wrote:Hello list, I'm in the market for a new laptop.My max price range is about 1100. I'm not totally sure what I need; of course I'm looking for the best deal, but I also need something that Jaws will work on. From what I've heard, jaws does not work on 64-bit vista; are there still laptops shipped with 32 bit, or even better XP? I know a lot of the computer companies started sending everything with vista. I've also seen things like 60 day trials and etc on vista; am I going to have to purchase a full copy after I get the laptop?Thanks, Tyler Littlefield email: tyler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx web: tysdomain-com Visit for quality software and web design. skype: st8amnd2005 __________View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind__________View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind__________View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind
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