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Desktop replacement

by opus519 / October 20, 2011 3:51 AM PDT

Looking for a desktop replacement laptop, weight is not an issue. I've considered a Mac, but after 20+ years of using Windows desktops, not sure I wanna deal with the different keyboard functions etc. Plus I have little interest in using a trackpad, would likely disable it and use a mouse exclusively. In fact, I'd love to find a laptop without all that trackpad real estate in front of the keyboard. Also, I'm not sure what more money really buys in laptops.

Any recommendations? Thanks!

...Steve

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 20, 2011 7:44 AM PDT
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Outside of some touchscreen lab Windows tablets I can't find a laptop without a pad. ALL and I do mean all laptops I've used in decades have an off setting.

The laptop pickers at the top of this forum are a start.
Bob

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Well the Acer AS 8951G
by orlbuckeye / October 20, 2011 11:22 PM PDT
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has a removable touchpad but removing it leaves a gap so that would be very uncomfortable to use. I have been using laptops for over 10 years and I just use a mouse and don't disable the touchpad.

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