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HP or Fujitsu laptop

Postby YOUTHBEGON » Fri, 02 Mar 2007 1:49 am

anybody out there have any experience using both of the laptops to give me feedback on which is better. :???:

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Postby hello_20 » Sat, 10 Mar 2007 1:21 pm

Hi there,

Go for Fujitsu anytime. Out of 4 notebooks my company bought, guess how many had both external and internal defects? The answer is ALL. A very sad case. Here are some of the physical problems:
- warp casing, unable to close properly. You can literally see a gap of 1.5mm
- the DVD drawer can't close properly. You have to slam it in order to close it
- keyboard keys doesn't work properly. Some don't have any connect.

Internal
- can't boot up properly. Just auto shutdown after running for a few minutes.

The helpdesk wasn't that help either.

Fujitsu is more costly but the quality is there. Several colleagues bought their own notebook and haven't heard any complaints from them.

Hope the information helps in your decision. One very important thing to consider when buying any hardware is the after sales support they provide and how reliable is their support.

Cheers.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 10 Mar 2007 3:48 pm

I found the after sales support with Hewlett Packard atrocious, simply finding a technician capable of speaking and understanding English was an enormous effort. Not only that when I eventually did I ended up re-formatting and re-installing the operating system on a machine I had never even used! :o

Quite honestly I don't think there is a lot of difference between one company and another since I have bought from a least four different ones over the years.

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Re: HP or Fujitsu laptop

Postby endlssorrow » Sat, 10 Mar 2007 10:49 pm

YOUTHBEGON wrote:anybody out there have any experience using both of the laptops to give me feedback on which is better. :???:


if u have enough $$, get fuj lor.. hahah

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Postby ukdesigner » Sun, 11 Mar 2007 4:15 am

I'd say neither. Buy yourself a mac and add windows onto it aswell.better security and windows runs faster on a mac than on a standard PC...

I've owned all kinds, Compaq, HP and many more and its rarely down to the hardware thats the problem but Windows.

Save yourself the trouble and buy a Mac... I've owned loads over the years and they are all still going strong.... PLUS NO VIRUSES!!

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Postby Plavt » Sun, 11 Mar 2007 8:16 am

Unfortunately Windows often doesn't run on a Mac, I have one and anybody time I tried loading windows it doesn't work, it is still beta.

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Postby IceMilo » Sun, 11 Mar 2007 9:19 am

Fujitsu....no doubt. :wink:

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Postby ukdesigner » Sun, 11 Mar 2007 7:57 pm

sorry but I have to disagree about the windows on a mac. The new intel macs run windows like a dream. All you need is a programme called parallels and off you go.

It only runs on intel macs though, not the old ones.

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Postby Plavt » Sun, 11 Mar 2007 8:31 pm

ukdesigner wrote:sorry but I have to disagree about the windows on a mac. The new intel macs run windows like a dream. All you need is a programme called parallels and off you go.

It only runs on intel macs though, not the old ones.


Thanks, I have an Intel Mac but the have a good deal of nonsense from the technical support guys who at times couldn't even configure Apple's own products! As regards Windows they have been less than interested since as they say 'they don't support' it.

Will have a good look at the program you have suggested since I bought the Mac with that as a consideration.

However, regarding more than one review I have read it does seem to be 'pot luck' whether it works or not with some people being luckier than others.

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Postby ukdesigner » Mon, 12 Mar 2007 12:32 am

I would check out the software on Apple's website and do a search for it onthe net - can't remember the website for it off the top of my had.

Paralells is basically an emulator and allows you not to have to reboot likes Apples bootcamp. Also being a mac is far more reliable. I haven't rebooted my machine for months and just leave it on overnight to do its cleaning duties. If you also have some unique software that only runs on PC's this is probably the best solution.

Historically Apple's techincal support is useless. They don't reply to complaints but the sad thing is their equipment is brilliant!! Can't have everything I suppose.

Good luck.

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 12 Mar 2007 1:10 am

Have had a look through google and there are a few dubious issues involved. However, if pararllel has served your purposes all well and good. Personally I am going to wait a while but I do agree I like Apple's products.

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Postby hello_20 » Mon, 12 Mar 2007 9:40 pm

Hi guys,

Yes, I would agree that Mac is a better machine. I have used both and found that to be true. Less issues with the Mac OS and hardware. And yes too, it is difficult these days to find any good after sales support.

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i thought HP aftersales service is good?

Postby YOUTHBEGON » Mon, 12 Mar 2007 10:46 pm

i thought HP aftersales service is good? i ever happen to heard that they had an aword or sumthing for service? :o

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Re: i thought HP aftersales service is good?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 12 Mar 2007 11:37 pm

YOUTHBEGON wrote: i ever happen to heard that they had an aword or sumthing for service? :o


Will somebody please translate this for me?

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Re: i thought HP aftersales service is good?

Postby ksl » Tue, 13 Mar 2007 1:09 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
YOUTHBEGON wrote: i ever happen to heard that they had an aword or sumthing for service? :o


Will somebody please translate this for me? :?


I happened to hear, that they had won an award or something for service! :lol: It reminds me of the area where I grew up! :oops: and they were native English speakers! or was they :???:


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