As a guy in the computer biz...
Stay away from Dell. They no longer support machine like they used to. If
you have a problem, good luck getting it fixed. I (an all my clients)
will never use Dell's again.
If you want cheap machines, go with "E-Machines." They can be bought at
Wally World. (Walmart). They have pretty good support and are dirt cheap.
"Did you exchange, a walk-on part in the war,
for a lead role in a cage?" R Waters.
Richard Beels <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: and now, computer questions...
my advice is to get a refurb dell from their website. cheaper and an
as-new warranty. AND get a fr*ggen UPS. Get one with dataline
protection for the phone and network. And cable too I guess. If the
cable modems are yours, then definitely protect that too. APC has
lightning protection coverage. And on their surge suppressors as
well - which have phone, dataport and cable protection too. My house
was hit by lightning three weeks ago and it took out a dozen light
bulbs in the house (so far), an outside yard light (melted and fused
the innards!), one cable convertor box and - since I was outside on
the porch when the bolt hit - it rang my bell as well... But the
home network just kept chugging along...