I get years out of our laptops but some folk get only short life spans. A nephew no longer has any computers since they would burn out on him in days. Very accident prone with the last 2 new laptops lasting a few days. One they put on the floor and accidentally stepped on it. The other died as a 64 oz. Big Gulp filled the keyboard.

Accidents aside the Dell Inspiron is an OK line but I like to move up to Latitudes at the office.