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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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General Advice Regardless of the Type of Laptop You Buy

There are a few things you should keep in mind when buying any laptop. First, be sure you get virus protection. I will say this three times so it sinks in: Get virus protection, get virus protection, get virus protection! It doesn't matter whether you take the option from the laptop manufacturer or go out and buy it separately. Just get it. And keep the subscription up to date. A virus can really screw up your laptop and be really hard to get rid of. In extreme cases you will have to migrate your personal files somewhere else, then erase the hard drive and reinstall all your programs. A good computer consultant will charge between $200 and $500 for this procedure, depending on how much stuff ...

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