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Old 29th July 2008, 15:06   #1246
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I am in a hunt for laptop to a range of Rs40000. Shorlty one of my cousins is flying from Dubai, he's advised me to visit Jumbo Electronics Company Dubai UAE - the largest distributor of consumer electronics and technology products in Dubai and in all over UAE ( United Arab Emirates ) however I found these prices way higher than India. Do you think having it from Dubai will be cheaper and of better quality, if yes, is there any other site which has the best rates from Dubai ?

Pls. advise urgently

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Tarun.

P.S. In India, I had shortlisted Dell Inspiron 1525 : 2.0 Ghz Processor, gb RAM, 160 HDD with approx.39000/-

Also similar for Camera, but will post in camera section.
I bought a similar config for 38000 directly from Nehru Place

Dell Inspiron 1525 nSeries

DOS (No OS)
2 Ghz CPU
2GB RAM
160GB HDD
1 year warranty
Carry Case
And rest of usual stuff included in the config.
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Old 29th July 2008, 15:33   #1247
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Where can I get one of those small laptop mouse? Any shops near Banshankari?

I have a bluetooth mouse, but that drains the battery like hay put in fire!
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Old 29th July 2008, 21:38   #1248
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Ishaan,Gopz, Trrk, Thanks a lot for your help guys! I finally bought a Dell Inspiron 1525 yesterday. I had to choose between one in 'Studio' trim, and a blue one. The blue had preloaded vista so i opted for it.(Anyways liked the blue better). Am not a big fan of Vista, but the problem with the current series of dell lappys is that if u take the ones with no preloaded OS, u don't get integrated bluetooth.

@Trrk, thanks a lot for answering my innumerable Pm's!
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Old 29th July 2008, 21:45   #1249
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Jaydev - You can install XP on it also & still get the BT to work!
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Old 30th July 2008, 07:48   #1250
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I had spoken with Lenovo and further they gave me the contact details from where i can take the recovery cd and i was told that it would not tamper the warranty even if i downgrade to xp.

Also they told that total expense would be around 2k only since i need to pay only for the cds. This week i would be going lets see whether this works out
Hello metropolis, any updates on your problem. Guess its sorted out by now.
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Old 30th July 2008, 14:14   #1251
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Hi Jay,
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> Finally bought a Dell Inspiron 1525 yesterday.

Congratulations. But I thought that you wanted a gaming machine! This one does not have a separate graphics card.

> @Trrk, thanks a lot for answering my innumerable Pm's!

I always thought that one should answer the PMs!!! No problem, it is very rarely that I am able to give some answers.
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Old 30th July 2008, 18:25   #1252
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Default Dell 1525

Let me know if this is a good, I am getting the following configuration for a net price of 43,000 (inclusive of 3 year extended warranty accident coverage)

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T5750 1
2.0 GHz, 2MB Cache, 667 MHz FSB
Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium 32 bit SP1
15.4" Widescreen WXGA (1280x800) TFT Display
2GB (2 X 1024MB) 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM 1
XT462 -160GB SATA Hard Drive 1
FU876 -Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Combination Drive with dual 1
layer write capabilities
2MP inbuilt camera and bluetooth

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Am I missing something .. when I see that the Indian Mac prices are "almost" at par with the US models ?

I guess the 13" MacBook at 59k is a steal. Might just dump my 2 year old HP Pavilion laptop and go for this one!!
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Guys Can anyone let me know from where I can get the Audio Drivers for XPP Service pack 3 as checked on Microsoft website but could only find for SP-2. Its a real problem now. Please help ....
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@ Fountainheader: Read in the papers that apple is offering student discount.
Get hold of a cousin or a nephew of yours and avail that. The offer was in the papers in pune, check if it applies to you in chennai as well.

@ metropolis: Dude did you try the drivers for SP2. Why i am asking this is because i have a dell which came preloaded with xp SP2. I downloaded sp3 and upgraded from SP2 to SP3 without requiring to download any drivers for any devices.Check if that works.

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Motorheadinc I have already tried that which is not working. The service centre told me to find the link on Microsoft website which I'm unable too. Otherwise the system is running fine.
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A good friend of mine wants to buy a laptop. Cost should be around 40k.
How is Dell Inspiron 1525? I heard it has some overheating problems? And any other lappies in the same range?
Specifications are not an issue, mostly home use.
Thank you guys for your reply. Now that the friend has decided to go in for Dell 1525, there is one more thing I would like to know.
The friend has decided to go in for Street Custom High Gloss as the color.
What someone told is that Glossy colors can be scratched very easily. Is it true? And is it better to go for Matt Black over Gloss Black?

Need to asap, got to make payment tomorrow, its on hold only because of color!!
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Old 16th August 2008, 14:34   #1258
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Is there any chance of getting DELL, Toshiba or Fujitsu laptops with XP ???
All of them come with licensed version of VISTA and i hate that OS..
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Old 16th August 2008, 23:26   #1259
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Since going wireless, I have been using my M1530 laptop most of the time placed on my lap. And does this guy heat up! Even though the core temperature are being maintained at 45'C, it get very difficult to place on the lap and continue using.

Also noticed that the palm rest also gets heated up. Has anyone else faced this?
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KP - I hate Vista too, so on my laptop (which came with Vista) I installed XP, no problem!
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