Subject: RE: OT: laptops [again]
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From: Lindgren, Jon <>
List: regional-nyc
Date: 03/01/2005 13:52:26
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> I have the Inspiron 9200 [1920x1200].
> - The screen is huge, but a bit snowy for my taste. I am just 
> being too picky.

Could you define snowy a bit more?  I'm thinking kind of a hazy, foggy type
of look...

> - It is a heavy and big laptop, I would not think of carrying 
> it around.
> - The power supply is very big and takes a non-standard power 
> cord that requires ground.
> - The dell wifi drivers are flaky, but most of the time they 
> will work in windows/xp if I choose the repair option. I have
> a NetBSD box libretto sitting next to the inspiron 9200
> windows/xp box and the xp box keeps losing contact with the
> wireless, while the NetBSD box is solid.
> I don't regret buying it. I knew of all the above before I 
> got it, and for the price you can't beat it.

Thanks for the info.  Is it a solidly built machine?