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View Full Version : Time to Replace That Old Notebook?

Michael Knutson
08-12-2010, 04:30 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://blog.laptopmag.com/when-should-you-replace-your-notebook' target='_blank'>http://blog.laptopmag.com/when-shou...e-your-notebook</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"You've been browsing through the pages of LAPTOP Magazine or visiting Laptopmag.com, and all the shiny new notebooks are calling your name. Or perhaps you've been walking through the aisles of your local Best Buy and the glossy plastic lids sing a siren song."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/lpt/auto/1281583635.usr17748.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>Have you been eyeing that new notebook computer that has been getting rave reviews here on LaptopThoughts? Check out this article for tips to help you determine when and if that old laptop that you purchased back in 1999 really needs to be replaced. The tips also provide some information on extending the life of that dinosaur that you've come to love and hate. Things as simple as removing unneeded software, adding RAM or a faster hard drive can be&nbsp;cheap alternatives, and can possibly help you extend the life of your current notebook well into the next generation of portable devices.</p>