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Also need help buying a notebook... have a twist though

Hi. I am looking at purchasing a new notebook. Have looked at Dell, Sony, & HP mostly. The twist is that I have all software I need,including Microsoft Windows XP Professional w/SP2. I had purchased a full version to erase my lousy Windows Millenium edition off of my desktop and do a clean install of XP. After multiple postings to this site and trying each and every idea, it still would not fully load.

Anyway, I have already purchased and am stuck with XP, McAfee Internet Security, MS Office Professional; all the software I need.

However, I am not up to a comfort level of building or customizing a laptop from scratch. Is there a way to buy a laptop without the OS and bundled software I already own?

Loaded question, I know, but any brand suggestions if not?

Thanks,

Jodie

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Well

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Your best shot would be to look for such a laptop on eBay - one with a wiped HD, or one without a HD. Also, you could just sell your OS somewhere if you're really no that comfortable.

- nick

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That is what I will do...

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I will just sell the OS on e-bay. That is OK if I have not registered and used it, correct?

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Yeah sure

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AS long as you haven't installed it on any machine and as long as you still have the original product key.

Good luck Happy

- Nick

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