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    Anyone here know of the best Windows Vista Premium or Mac notebook I can get for a good price? I have been shopping but am not sure what brand PC I want but I would like it to have the following:

    1) Windows Vista Premium Ready (or Mac)
    2) Able to support a huge library of music
    3) Support my BlackBerry
    4) Support my growing collection of Sims and Sims 2 games (including all expansion packs)

    Also, anyone here know the best way to save the 200 songs I have on this PC and transfer them to a new notebook once I get one? I am getting tired of my PC rebooting whenever I connect my BB and telling me it can't locate the profile I created which contains all my music, favorites, etc.

    I am needing to make this purchase within the next 5 months (or sooner). I plan on going back to school in January and need a PC that won't crash or lose my school work.

    This is not going to be the only high tech purchase I make in the next 2 years. I also plan to upgrade my BB and get a fully loaded, decked out new manual chair , but the PC needs to be bought first.


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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

    Erica, I have a Toshiba Satellite P35 laptop that I am completly satisfied with. It should handle everything you need. It wasn't the cheapest laptop but it's got good speed, large screen (for a laptop) and a good graphics chipset. Should run your Sims alright. You might want to check out Toshiba.

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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

    Erica, the best way I have found to transfer songs from one pc to another is to use a usb storage device or memory card. I have a phone with a mini sd, and I also have a digital camera with an xd, and I have an mp3 player/usb storage, so any of them I can put all my music on and transfer to a new pc.

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    Thanks. I checked Microsoft.com and saw this one

    1) Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV600 - Core Duo T2400 1.83 GHz - 17" TFT $2129


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    Quote Originally Posted by cp6169
    Erica, the best way I have found to transfer songs from one pc to another is to use a usb storage device or memory card. I have a phone with a mini sd, and I also have a digital camera with an xd, and I have an mp3 player/usb storage, so any of them I can put all my music on and transfer to a new pc.
    Thanks. I have a portable flash drive somewhere but I can't find it LOL


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    I second Chris' solution for you mp3s, I have a couple of USB Flash drives, (512MB and 1GB). I finally broke down and got as MP3 player to use at work. The thing I like about this player, even if it doesn't have a display, is that it's USB based and will also act like a Flash Drive, makes it great for transfering mp3s between my computers.

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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

    Quote Originally Posted by EricaJ1073
    Thanks. I checked Microsoft.com and saw this one

    1) Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV600 - Core Duo T2400 1.83 GHz - 17" TFT $2129
    Sounds like it could be the replacement for mine. It's only a pentium 4, but is 3.5 Gig. Think I paid a little more, but not much.

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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

    I forgot about my mp3 player LOL It holds 1500 songs which is way more than I have now


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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

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    MacBook or MacBook Pro.

    The only options.

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    Most of my games and music are not compatible on a Mac. I forgot to mention that.


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    You can run Windows (dual boot or inside of a window) on MacBooks and Pros I would go foe one of them. I just got a MacBook (to replace my powerbook) and I love it.

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    You can run Windows (dual boot or inside of a window) on MacBooks and Pros I would go foe one of them. I just got a MacBook (to replace my powerbook) and I love it.

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    Can't help out on the laptop idea, but have you considered an external hard drive for your laptop? I purchased one recently that's USB direct connect for my crappy dell laptop b/c having crash problems with all my music. I have about 80Gigs of music stored on it now and haven't had a single crash. Plus I loaded all of my sims onto it as well. Runs a bit slow at first depending on whether I have Odigio open or not, but with a SDRAM upgrade my laptop and I became friends again! LOL

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    Re: New Notebook PC (And Other Purchases) Needed

    I have a library of over 10000 songs and 200+ audiobooks. It takes over 60 G. Tha's why I use the iPOD. JadedBerry makes a great point about external drives. I have several for work and personal, they are a real hard drive saver.

    Erica, I don't believe Vista is out yet. Do not go with Office 2007 if you want to sync your BB. BB will sync with 2003 tho.

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    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~I know Vista is not out yet. I want a pc that is vista ready though.

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