New laptop

It has been long, long overdue.  I bought a new laptop at Sam’s Club of all places last night.  It’s the HP DV2047CL which has an AMD Turion 64 X2 (64-bit, dual core) HP DV2047CL.
Jay created an OS CD for me last night so I could wipe all the preinstall crap off of it, and I spent the next couple hours getting all the drivers reinstalled.

It’s a fast machine, I hope it lasts the 4.5 years my Sony has.






2 responses to “New laptop”

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