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Are ANY computers actually made in the USA?

by dkpainter / November 20, 2011 1:22 AM PST

How do you know for sure? What I mean is how can I be sure before I buy?

The Dell Inspiron I will be returning said it was "assembled" in Mexico, but the keyboard & speakers that came with it say made in China. Can't find anything that actually states where the computer is made.

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There are no made in the USA Windows PCs.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2011 2:29 AM PST

And even the militarized laptops have components from other lands. Sometime about 1 to 2 decades ago it was decided to let this go offshore. Well discussed.


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That's sad. I used to sell the components so I know they're
by dkpainter / November 20, 2011 7:30 AM PST

from offshore, but I was hoping we still made at least one here. I just returned the 'new' Dell. It was so cheaply made compared to the 9 yr old Dell I still have. Key board didn't light up (caps & num lock), and had a cheap feel, as did the computer housing. It was super fast for the 2 days it worked.
Thanks for the reply.


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